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Internationalization, Localization, and Unicode : Internationalization and Localization : Locale : Country
 

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Country
The locale's country identifier is also specified by an ISO standard, ISO 3166, which describes valid two-letter codes for all countries. ISO 3166 defines these codes in uppercase letters. The following table lists some commonly used country codes.
Country Code 
Country
US
United States
FR
France
IE
Ireland
CA
Canada
MX
Mexico
The country code provides more contextual information for a locale and affects a language's usage, word spelling, and collation rules.