[tz] Change Turkey to Turkiye or not?

Kim Davies kim.davies at iana.org
Mon Jun 6 19:37:28 UTC 2022

Quoting Doug Ewell via tz on Monday June 06, 2022:
> Actually, the name shown in UN M49, "Standard country or area codes for statistical use," is still "Turkey":
> and the Online Browsing Platform for ISO 3166 still shows "Turkey" and "the Republic of Turkey":
> despite the claims seen in various places that "it's been officially changed everywhere." This may be only a
> matter of time, though.

The UN Terminology Database (UNTERM) has implemented the requested


The ISO 3166 Maintenance Agency is going through its standard process
to evaluate the change and is expected to make a decision later this


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