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AU

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for AUSTRALIA.
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AU

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the Commonwealth of Australia. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Australian bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for Australia. This is used as an international standard for shipping to Australia. Each Australian state and territory has its own code with the prefix "AU." For example, the code for the New South Wales is ISO 3166-2:AU-NSW.
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