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AF

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for AFGHANISTAN.

AF

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Afghan bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for Afghanistan. This is used as an international standard for shipping to Afghanistan. Each province has its own code with the prefix "AF." For example, the code for the Province of Herat is ISO 3166-2:AF-HER.
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