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ISO 3166
ISO 3166 is a standard published by the International Organization for Standardization
Standardization
(ISO) that defines codes for the names of countries, dependent territories, special areas of geographical interest, and their principal subdivisions (e.g., provinces or states). The official name of the standard is Codes for the representation of names of countries and their subdivisions.Contents1 Parts 2 Editions 3 ISO 3166 Maintenance Agency3.1 Members4 Current country codes 5 See also 6 References 7 External linksParts[edit] It consists of three parts:[1]ISO 3166-1, Codes for the representation of names of countries and their subdivisions – Part 1: Country
Country
codes, defines codes for the names of countries, dependent territories, and special areas of geographical interest
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Geographic Coding
Geocoding is the computational process of transforming a postal address description to a location on the Earth's surface (spatial representation in numerical coordinates). Reverse geocoding, on the other hand, converts geographic coordinates to a description of a location, usually the name of a place or an addressable location. Geocoding relies on a computer representation of address points, the street / road network, together with postal and administrative boundaries. Geocoding (verb): The act of transforming an address text into a valid spatial representation. Geocoder (noun): A piece of software or a (web) service that implements a geocoding process i.e
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List Of Specialized Agencies Of The United Nations
Specialized agencies are autonomous organizations working with the United Nations
United Nations
and each other through the coordinating machinery of the United Nations
United Nations
Economic and Social Council at the intergovernmental level, and through the Chief Executives Board for coordination (CEB) at the inter-secretariat level.[1] Specialized agencies may or may not have been originally created by the United Nations, but they are incorporated into the United Nations
United Nations
System by the United Nations
United Nations
Economic and Social Council acting under Articles 57 and 63 of the United Nations
United Nations
Charter. At present the UN has in total 15[2][3][4][notes 1] specialized agencies that carry out various functions on behalf of the UN
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France
France
France
(French: [fʁɑ̃s]), officially the French Republic (French: République française [ʁepyblik fʁɑ̃sɛz]), is a country whose territory consists of metropolitan France
France
in western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.[XIII] The metropolitan area of France
France
extends from the Mediterranean Sea
Mediterranean Sea
to the English Channel
English Channel
and the North Sea, and from the Rhine
Rhine
to the Atlantic Ocean. The overseas territories include French Guiana
French Guiana
in South America and several islands in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian oceans
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American National Standards Institute
The American National Standards Institute
American National Standards Institute
(ANSI, /ˈænsi/ AN-see) is a private non-profit organization that oversees the development of voluntary consensus standards for products, services, processes, systems, and personnel in the United States.[3] The organization also coordinates U.S. standards with international standards so that American products can be used worldwide. ANSI accredits standards that are developed by representatives of other standards organizations, government agencies, consumer groups, companies, and others. These standards ensure that the characteristics and performance of products are consistent, that people use the same definitions and terms, and that products are tested the same way
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United States
Coordinates: 40°N 100°W / 40°N 100°W / 40; -100 United States
United States
of America Flag Coat of arms Motto: "In God
God
We Trust"[1][a] .mw-parser-ou
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British Standards Institution
BSI Group, also known as the British Standards
British Standards
Institution (or BSI), is the national standards body of the United Kingdom
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United Kingdom
The United Kingdom
United Kingdom
of Great Britain
Great Britain
and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
(UK)[15] or Britain,[note 11] is a sovereign country located off the north-western coast of the European mainland. The United Kingdom
United Kingdom
includes the island of Great Britain, the north-eastern part of the island of Ireland, and many smaller islands.[16] Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
is the only part of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
that shares a land border with another sovereign state, the Republic of Ireland
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Japan
Japan
Japan
(Japanese: 日本, Nippon [ɲippoꜜɴ] (listen) or Nihon [ɲihoꜜɴ] (listen); formally 日本国, Nippon-koku or Nihon-koku, lit. 'State of Japan') is an island country in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies off the eastern coast of the Asian continent
Asian continent
and stretches from the Sea of Okhotsk
Sea of Okhotsk
in the north to the East China Sea
East China Sea
and the Philippine Sea
Philippine Sea
in the south. The kanji that make up Japan's name mean 'sun origin', and it is often called the "Land of the Rising Sun". Japan
Japan
is the world's 4th largest island country and encompasses about 6,852 islands
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Kenya
Coordinates: 1°N 38°E / 1°N 38°E / 1; 38 Republic
Republic
of Kenya Jamhuri ya Kenya
Kenya
(Kiswahili)FlagCoat of armsMotto: "Harambee" (Kiswahili) "Let us all pull together"Anthem
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China
China
China
(Chinese: 中国; pinyin: Zhōngguó; lit
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Swedish Standards Institute
The Swedish Standards Institute (SIS), is an independent organization, founded in 1922, with members from the private and public sector.Contents1 Activities 2 The OOXML affair 3 Sources 4 See also 5 External linksActivities[edit] SIS and its members develop standards within different domains, including construction, safety, healthcare, consumer products, management systems, engineering, environmental issues and safety. SIS participates in the European and global network which develops international standards. SIS is a member of the European cooperative effort CEN as well as the global ISO
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Sweden
Coordinates: 63°N 16°E / 63°N 16°E / 63; 16Kingdom of SwedenKonungariket Sverige  (Swedish) Flag Coat of arms Motto: (royal) "För Sverige – i tiden"[a]"For Sweden – With the Times"[1]Anthem: Du gamla, Du fria[b]Thou ancient, thou free Royal anthem: KungssångenSong of the KingShow globeShow map of EuropeLocation of Sweden (dark green)– in Europe (green & dark grey)– in the European Union (green)  –  [Legend]Capitaland largest cityStockholm59°21′N 18°4′E / 59.350°N 18.067°E / 59.350; 18.067Official languagesSwedish[c] Official minority languages:[c]FinnishMeänkieliSamiRomaniYiddishEthnic groups No official statistics[d]Demonym(s)SwedishSwedeGovernmentUnitary parliamentaryconstitutional monarchy• Monarch Carl XVI Gustaf• 
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International Organization
An international organization is an organization established by a treaty or other instrument governed by international law and possessing its own international legal personality, such as the United Nations, the World Health Organization
World Health Organization
and NATO.[2][3] International organizations are composed of primarily Member states, but may also include other entities, such as other international organizations
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Standards Organization
A standards organization, standards body, standards developing organization (SDO), or standards setting organization (SSO) is an organization whose primary activities are developing, coordinating, promulgating, revising, amending, reissuing, interpreting, or otherwise producing technical standards[1] that are intended to address the needs of a group of affected adopters. Most standards are voluntary in the sense that they are offered for adoption by people or industry without being mandated in law. Some standards become mandatory when they are adopted by regulators as legal requirements in particular domains. The term formal standard refers specifically to a specification that has been approved by a standards setting organization. The term de jure standard refers to a standard mandated by legal requirements or refers generally to any formal standard
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International Atomic Energy Agency
In Europe: Vienna
Vienna
- Headquarters Geneva
Geneva
- Liaison Office Monaco
Monaco
- Laboratory/Research Centre Seibersdorf
Seibersdorf
- Laboratory/Research Centre Trieste
Trieste
- Laboratory/Research Centre In North America:New York City - Liaison Office Toronto
Toronto
- Regional Safeguard Office In Asia: Tokyo
Tokyo
- Regional Safeguard Office The International Atomic Energy Agency
International Atomic Energy Agency
(IAEA) is an international organization that seeks to promote the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and to inhibit its use for any military purpose, including nuclear weapons. The IAEA was established as an autonomous organisation on 29 July 1957
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