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

Last updated on AUGUST 26, 2016

Applies to:

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

Goal

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.


TERRITORY_CODE TERRITORY_SHORT_NAME
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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