The Countries name authority list (NAL) or Common Authority Table (CAT) is a controlled vocabulary listing countries with their authority code and label(s) in the 24 official languages of the EU (when available). The list is based on the ISO standard ISO 3166-1/alpha-3. The Countries NAL is part of the Core Metadata (CM) used in the data exchange between the institutions involved in the legal decision making process and the Publications Office of the EU. The NAL is under governance of theā€¦

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