FAQ: Why Is Morocco Abbreviated To Mar In Olympics?

Why is Morocco abbreviation Mar?

This is because of the large French influence in the country, whilst the official languages of the country are Arabic and Berber. The French word for Morocco is Maroc – and the abbreviation MAR is therefore used for sporting events and as the official country code.

What country does mar stand for?

Current NOCs

Code National Olympic Committee Link
MAR Morocco [118]
MAS Malaysia [119]
MAW Malawi [120]
MDA Moldova [121]

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What is the abbreviation for Morocco?

List: The two-letter country code / country abbreviation ISO-3166-1 ALPHA-2

ISO 3166 ALPHA-2 Country
MA Morocco
MZ Mozambique
MM Myanmar
NA Namibia

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What country is abbreviated SLO?

Country Abbreviations

AFG Afghanistan
SKN Saint Kitts and Nevis
SLE Sierra Leone
SLO Slovenia
SMR San Marino

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What is the 3 letter abbreviation for Germany?

List: 3-letter country abbreviation ISO-3166-1 ALPHA-3

ISO 3166 ALPHA -3 Country
GAB Gabon
GMB Gambia
GEO Georgia
DEU Germany

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Why is Iceland called ISL?

Iceland is another country with an unintuitive country code. It is known as ISL, which references the country’s French name, Islande. The British television network ITV even used the wrong abbreviation during its broadcast of the Saturday match between Iceland and Argentina.

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What country is Civ short for?

NOC Country País
CIV Ivory Coast (Côte d´Ivoire) Costa de Marfil
CMR Cameroon Camerún
COD Democratic Republic of the Congo República Democrática del Congo
COK Cook Islands Islas Cook

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Does Mar stand for?

Mean Annual Runoff. MAR. Monthly Activity Report. MAR. Master of Arts in Religion.

What country is BFR in Olympics?

There are many places in Global Link that refer to an IOC which stands for International Olympic Code. Country Codes.

IOC Code Partner Country Partnership if non-AFS
AUT Austria
AZE Azerbaijan FLEX
BFL Belgium (Flanders)
BFR Belgium (French)

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What is the 2 letter abbreviation for Morocco?

The first part is MA, the ISO 3166-1 alpha -2 code of Morocco.

What country code is SP?

Saint Helena SH SH
Spain ES SP
Sri Lanka LK CE
Sudan SD SU
Suriname SR NS

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What is the country abbreviation for Thailand?

TH is the two-letter country abbreviation for Thailand.

Which country starts with F?

Countries that start with “F”

# Country Area (Km²)
1 France 547,557
2 Finland 303,890
3 Fiji 18,270

What are IOC countries?

The International Olympic Committee ( IOC ) uses three-letter abbreviation country codes to call each group of athletes that participate in the Olympic Games.

How many countries are in the IOC?

There are 206 NOCs. The IOC is the sole authority to recognise a NOC.

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