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ISO 3166-2:LU

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ISO 3166-2:LU is the entry for Luxembourg in ISO 3166-2, part of the ISO 3166 standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), which defines codes for the names of the principal subdivisions (e.g., provinces or states) of all countries coded in ISO 3166-1.

Currently for Luxembourg, ISO 3166-2 codes are defined for 12 cantons.

Each code consists of two parts, separated by a hyphen. The first part is LU, the ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code of Luxembourg. The second part is a letter.

Current codes


Subdivision names are listed as in the ISO 3166-2 standard published by the ISO 3166 Maintenance Agency (ISO 3166/MA).

ISO 639-1 codes are used to represent subdivision names in the following administrative languages:

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Code Subdivision name (fr) Subdivision name (de) Subdivision name (lb)
LU-CA Capellen Capellen Kapellen
LU-CL Clervaux Clerf Klierf
LU-DI Diekirch Diekirch Diekrech
LU-EC Echternach Echternach Iechternach
LU-ES Esch-sur-Alzette Esch an der Alzette Esch-Uelzecht
LU-GR Grevenmacher Grevenmacher Gréivemaacher
LU-LU Luxembourg Luxemburg Lëtzebuerg
LU-ME Mersch Mersch Miersch
LU-RD Redange Redingen Réiden-Atert
LU-RM Remich Remich Réimech
LU-VD Vianden Vianden Veianen
LU-WI Wiltz Wiltz Wolz

Former codes


Prior to 2015, ISO 3166-2 codes were defined for 3 districts.

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Former code Subdivision name
LU-D Diekirch (de, lb)
LU-G Grevenmacher (de, lb)
LU-L Luxembourg (fr), Luxemburg (de), Lëtzebuerg (lb)

See also