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RE: Countries and ISO 3166

From: Halb, Wolfgang <Wolfgang.Halb@joanneum.at>
Date: Thu, 19 Jun 2008 18:21:33 +0200
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The ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country codes for instance are used at geonames. 
The following sample query on the geonames web service returns the RDF description of the country with ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 of 'AT'

There is something similar on dbpedia as well:

You might also be interested in one of the following (even though not 'officially' part of LOD):


  Dipl.-Ing. Wolfgang Halb
  Institute of Information Systems & Information Management
  JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH
  Steyrergasse 17, A-8010 Graz, AUSTRIA

  phone:  +43-316-876-1135                   fax: +43-316-876-1191
  web:    http://www.joanneum.at/iis
  e-mail: mailto:wolfgang.halb@joanneum.at

> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-lod-request@w3.org 
> [mailto:public-lod-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of François-Paul Servant
> Sent: Thursday, June 19, 2008 5:53 PM
> To: public-lod@w3.org
> Subject: Countries and ISO 3166
> Hi,
> Are the IS0 3166-1 country codes available in one of the 
> Linked Data spaces?
> TIA,
> fps
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