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Why are some Country Names Different In Oracle Than the ISO Standards? (Doc ID 2176020.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 23, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Application Object Library - Version 12.2 to 12.2.5 [Release 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On : 12.2.4 version, Basic SysAdmin functions, maintenance

Country name is different in Oracle than ISO - Oracle should follow the standard name. Why are they different?

We identified some country names defined in Oracle are different than the country names defined by ISO.

CI Cote d'Ivoire
IR Iran, Islamic Republic of
KR Korea, Republic of
MD Moldova, Republic of
MK Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic of
PS Palestine, State of


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