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OpenGeoCode.org Announces FREE ISO 3166-1 Country Codes Dataset Now Available

OpenGeoCode.org (OCG) is pleased to announce the posting of a free ISO 3166-1 Standardized Country Codes dataset on our website.

PRLog - March 5, 2014 - VANCOUVER, Wash. -- As of February 20, 2014, ISO will require users to purchase an ISO subscription to access the ISO country codes online. OpenGeoCode.Org has placed a copy of the last version freely available version ( 02/15/2014) of the dataset on our website for download to the public for no charge.

Standardized codes are important in doing international business and in dealing with large, publically accessed datasets. Country codes are a short alphabetic or numeric geographical codes (geocodes) developed to represent countries and dependent areas, for use in data processing and communications. Several different systems have been developed to do this with the most widely used of these being the ISO 3166-1 standard.

In our ongoing effort to improve the functionality and interface of our website, we ask that you visit and review our latest offering.

Download ISO 3166-1 English Country Codes - TXT

Download ISO 3166-1 English Country Codes - XML

Download ISO 3166-1 French Country Codes - TXT

Download ISO 3166-1 French Country Codes - XML

If you are in need of specialized skills in extracting or integrating government datasets, we can assist you. Our services coordinator, Will Mayall at wamayall@yahoo.com, will discuss with you your needs and how we could provide you with the solution you are looking for.

OpenGeoCode (.Org) is an open-data project providing datasets free of charge to the developer community. Our datasets are compiled and aggregated from public domain sources.No attribution is required for the use or dissemination of our datasets.

Will Mayall

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