Changes to Country Names in IP2Location and IP2Proxy

IP2Location is going to update the country names used in IP2Location or IP2Proxy products according to the latest ISO-3166 standards defined by ISO, the International Organization for Standardization. There will be no changes to the ISO3166-1 Alpha-2 Codes (the 2-digits Country Code), but only for certain full country names. Please see the below tables for the changes that will take effect from January 1, 2020 update onward.

Country Code Country Name (Old) Country Name (New)
BO Bolivia, Plurinational State of Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
CD Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Democratic Republic of the)
CV Cape Verde Cabo Verde
CZ Czech Republic Czechia
FM Micronesia, Federated States of Micronesia (Federated States of)
GB United Kingdom United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
IR Iran, Islamic Republic of Iran (Islamic Republic of)
KP Korea, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (Democratic People’s Republic of)
KR Korea, Republic of Korea (Republic of)
MD Moldova, Republic of Moldova (Republic of)
SZ Swaziland Eswatini
TW Taiwan, Province of China Taiwan (Province of China)
US United States United States of America
VA Holy See (Vatican City State) Holy See
VE Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
VG Virgin Islands, British Virgin Islands (British)
VI Virgin Islands, U.S. Virgin Islands (U.S.)

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