Guide to the UDC geographic codes
(100) International. All countries in general
(2) Physiographical regions
(21) Land areas, mainland
(211) Cold, frigid
(213) Hot, tropical
(22) Island
(23) Mountains
(234) Mountains of Europe
(234.6) Mountains of the British Isles
(234.62) Welsh, Cambrian
(234.63) Pennine Chain and Cumbrian
(234.64) Scottish Southern Uplands, Cheviots
(234.65) Scottish Highlands, Grampians
(235) Mountains of Asia
(236) Mountains of Africa
(237) Mountains of North America
(238) Mountains of South America
(239) Mountains of Oceania, Antarctica
(24) Subsurface, underground
(25) Plains, desert, marsh, etc.
(26) Marine. Oceans. Seas
(261/264) Atlantic
(265/266) Pacific
(267) Indian Ocean
(268) Arctic
(269) Antarctic
(28) Inland waters and waterways
(282) Rivers and canals
(285) Lakes
(3) The Ancient World (Orient, ancient Rome and Greece, etc.)
   
(4/9) The modern world (continents, countries, regions)
(4) Europe
(41/42) British Isles. Britain
(41-4)( U.K. (and Commonwealth)
(410) Great Britain
(411) Scotland
(415) Ireland
(416) Northern Ireland
(417) Irish Republic
(420) England
(421) London
(429) Wales
(430) Germany
(435.9) Luxemburg
(436) Austria
(437) Czechsolovakia
(438) Poland
(439.1) Hungary
(44) France
(45) Italy
(460) Spain
(469) Portugal
(47) USSR
(470) Russia (RSFSR)
(476) Belorrussia
(477) Ukraine
(48) Scandinavia
(480) Finland
(481) Norway
(485) Sweden
(489) Denmark
(491) Iceland and Faroe
(492) Netherlands
(493) Belgium
(494) Switzerland
(495) Greece
(496.5) Albania
(497) Balkans
(497.1) Yugoslavia
(497.2) Bulgaria
(498) Roumania
(5) Asia
(5-011) Near and Middle East
(5-012) Far East
(51) China
(515) Tibet
(517) Mongolia
(519) Korea
(520) Japan
(529) Formosa (Taiwan)
(53) Arabia
(532) Saudi Arabia
(533) Yemen
(534) Aden and Hadhramaut
(536.8) Kuwait
(54) Indo-Pakistan subcontinent
(540) India
(548.7) Sri Lanka (Ceylon)
(549) Pakistan
(55) Iran (Persia)
(560) Turkey
(564.3) Cyprus
(567) Iraq
(569.1) Syria. See also (620)
(569.3) Lebanon
(569.4) Israel. Palestine
(569.5) Jordan. Transjordan
(57) Asiatic USSR. Siberia, etc.
(581) Afghanistan
(59) S.E. Asia. Indo-China
(591) Myanmar, (Burma)
(593) Thailand. Siam
(595) Malaysia (Malaya). Cf. (91)
(596) Cambodia
(597) Vietnam
(598) Laos
(6) Africa
(61) North Africa
(611) Tunisia
(612) Libya
(620) Egypt
(624) Sudan
(631) Ethiopia (Abyssinia)
(64) Morocco and N.W. Africa
(65) Algeria
(66) West and N. Central Africa
(661) Mauritania and West Sahara
(662) Mali
(663) Senegal
(665.1) Gambia
(665.2) Guinea
(665.7) Portuguese Guinea
(665.9) Sierra Leone
(666.2) Liberia
(666.8) Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
(667) Ghana
(668.1) Togo
(668.2) Dahomey
(668.8) Burkina Faso (Upper Volta)
(668.9) Niger
(669) Nigeria
(67) Equatorial and East Africa
(671.1) Cameroun
(671.8) Rio Muni (Sp. Guinea)
(672.1) Gaboon
(672.4) Congo (Middle Congo)
(673) Angola
(674.1) Central African Republic
(674.3) Chad
(675) Congo (former Belgian)
(675.57) Ruanda, Burundi (Ruanda-Urundi)
(675.8) Katanga
(676) East Africa
(676.1) Uganda
(676.2) Kenya
(677) Somalia (Somaliland)
(678) Tanzania (Tanganyika) and Zanzibar
(679) Mozambique
(680) South Africa (Republic)
(683.4) Swaziland
(686.1) Lesotho (Basutoland)
(688) Namibia (South West Africa)
(689) Zimbabwe and Malawi (Rhodesia and Nyasaland)
(691) Malagasy Republic (Madagascar)
(698) Reunion and Mauritius
(699) Southern (Indian and Atlantic) Ocean islands
(7/8) Americas, N. and S.
(7) North America
(71) Canada
(72) Mexico (and Central America)
(728) Central America
(728.1) Guatemala
(728.2) Belize (British Honduras)
(728.3) Honduras
(728.4) El Salvador
(728.5) Nicaragua
(728.6) Costa Rica
(728.7) Panama
(729) West Indies. Caribbean islands
(729.1) Cuba
(729.2) Jamaica
(729.3) Dominican Republic
(729.4) Haiti
(729.5) Puerto Rico
(729.6) Bahamas
(729.7/.8) Lesser Antilles. Leewards
(729.9) Bermuda Islands
(73) United States of America
(8) South America
(81) Brazil
(82) Argentina
(83) Chile
(84) Bolivia
(85) Peru
(861) Colombia
(866) Ecuador
(87) Venezuela
(881) British Guiana
(882) French Guiana
(883) Surinam (Dutch Guiana)
(892) Paraguay
(899) Uruguay
(9) Oceania and polar regions
(91) Malay Archip. E. Indies.
(910) Indonesia
(911) Borneo, Sarawak, etc.
(914) Philippines
(93) Australasia. Melanesia
(931) New Zealand
(94) Australia
(946) Tasmania
(95) New Guinea, Papua, etc.
(96) Polynesia: Fiji, Hawaii, etc.
(98/99) Polar regions
(98) Arctic and N. Polar region
(988) Greenland
(99) Antarctica and S. Polar region