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ISO 3166: County
Codes

It contains a two-letter code which is recommended as the
general purpose code, a three-letter code which has better mnenomic properties
and a numeric-3 code which can be useful if script independence of the codes is
important.

ISO 639: Language Codes

This part of ISO 639 provides a code consisting of language code
elements comprising two-letter language identifiers for the representation of
names of languages.
ISO 19115: Geographic Metadata
Defines the schema required for describing geographic information and
services. It provides information about the identification, the extent, the
quality, the spatial and temporal schema, spatial reference, and distribution of
digital geographic data.

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