The Tuxx Country codes - ISO 3166 API provides a list given a country code (either in ISO ALPHA-2, ISO ALPHA-3, UN M.49 format or a country name), this method will provide a list with codes in the other formats.
ISO 3166 is the International Standard for country codes and codes for their subdivisions. ISO 3166 has become one of the world's most well known and widely used standards for coding country names. This API provides the alpha and numeric codes and Dutch and English country names.
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