ISO 3166-2:OM is the entry for "Oman 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 Oman, ISO 3166-2 codes are defined for "11 governorates. In 2011, the following subdivision changes took place:
Each code consists of two parts, separated by a hyphen. The first part is OM, the "ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code of Oman. The second part is two letters.
Subdivision names are listed as in the ISO 3166-2 standard published by the ISO 3166 Maintenance Agency (ISO 3166/MA).
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|Code||Subdivision name||Subdivision category|
|OM-BS||"Shamāl al Bāţinah||governorate|
|OM-BJ||"Janūb al Bāţinah||governorate|
|OM-SS||"Shamāl ash Sharqīyah||governorate|
|OM-SJ||"Janūb ash Sharqīyah||governorate|
The following changes to the entry have been announced in newsletters by the ISO 3166/MA since the first publication of ISO 3166-2 in 1998:
|Newsletter||Date issued||Description of change in newsletter||Code/Subdivision change|
|Newsletter II-2||2010-06-30||Update of the administrative structure and of the list source||Subdivisions added:
OM-BU "Al Buraymī
OM-JA Al Janūbīyah → OM-ZU "Z̧ufār