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IM

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the Isle of Man. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Manx bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for the Isle of Man. This is used as an international standard for shipping to the Isle of Man. It should be noted that because the Isle of Man is a British Crown Dependency, it has its own ISO 3166-2 code under the UK entry.

IM

see INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT.
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