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image by Juan Manuel Gabino Villascán, 10 June 2010


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National football associations

FIFA full member national football associations

As for September 2005, FIFA counts up 20 national football associations affiliated, New Caledonia was admited in 2004, during the FIFA Centenial celebrations, but the newest member are Comoros, and Timor-Leste [This is the official short-form name in English], which joined the football family during the 55th FIFA Congress held in Marrakech, Morocco. Thus the FIFA is the thrird world's biggest sporting organization (by members) just after the International Volley-Ball Federation (218 members) and the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) which has in turn 210 members.
Juan Manuel Gabino Villascán, 30 June 2001

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Codes from FIFA

Football Association (Country)                  ABR. MEMBERSHIP FOUNDED CONFEDERATION
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AFGHANISTAN                                     AFG	1948	1933	AFC
ALBANIA                                         ALB	1932	1930	UEFA
ALGERIA                                         ALG	1963	1962	CAF
AMERICAN SAMOA                                  ASA	1998	1984	OFC
ANDORRA                                         AND	1996	1994	UEFA
ANGOLA                                          ANG	1980	1979	CAF
ANGUILLA                                        AIA	1996	1990	CONCACAF
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA                             ATG	1970	1928	CONCACAF
ARGENTINA                                       ARG	1912	1893	CONMEBOL
ARMENIA                                         ARM	1992	1992	UEFA
ARUBA                                           ARU	1988	1932	CONCACAF
AUSTRALIA                                       AUS	1963	1961	OFC
AUSTRIA                                         AUT	1907	1904	UEFA
AZERBAIJAN                                      AZE	1994	1992	UEFA
BAHAMAS                                         BAH	1968	1967	CONCACAF
BAHRAIN                                         BHR	1966	1957	AFC
BANGLADESH                                      BGD	1974	1972	AFC
BARBADOS                                        BRB	1968	1910	CONCACAF
BELARUS                                         BLR	1992	1989	UEFA
BELGIUM                                         BEL	1904	1895	UEFA
BELIZE                                          BLZ	1986	1980	CONCACAF
BENIN                                           BEN	1962	1962	CAF
BERMUDA                                         BER	1962	1928	CONCACAF
BHUTAN	                                        BHU	2000	1983	AFC
BOLIVIA                                         BOL	1926	1925	CONMEBOL
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA                          BIH	1996	1992	UEFA
BOTSWANA                                        BOT	1976	1970	CAF
BRAZIL                                          BRA	1923	1914	CONMEBOL
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS                          VGB	1996	1974	CONCACAF
BRUNEI DARUSSALAM                               BRU	1969	1959	AFC
BULGARIA                                        BUL	1924	1923	UEFA
BURKINA FASO                                    BFA	1964	1960	CAF
BURUNDI                                         BDI	1972	1948	CAF
CAMBODIA                                        CAM	1953	1933	AFC
CAMEROON                                        CMR	1962	1959	CAF
CANADA                                          CAN	1912	1912	CONCACAF
CAPE VERDE                                      CPV	1986	1982	CAF
CAYMAN ISLANDS                                  CAY	1992	1966	CONCACAF
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC                        CTA	1963	1961	CAF
CHAD                                            TCH	1988	1962	CAF
CHILE                                           CHI	1912	1895	CONMEBOL
CHINESE TAIPEI                                  TPE	1954	1924	AFC
COLOMBIA                                        COL	1936	1924	CONMEBOL
COMOROS					    	COM	2005	1979	CAF
CONGO                                           COG	1962	1962	CAF
CONGO DR                                        COD	1962	1919	CAF
COOK ISLANDS                                    COK	1994	1971	OFC
COSTA RICA                                      CRC	1927	1921	CONCACAF
COTE D'IVOIRE                                   CIV	1960	1960	CAF
CROATIA                                         CRO	1941/92	1912	UEFA
CUBA                                            CUB	1932	1924	CONCACAF
CYPRUS                                          CYP	1948	1934	UEFA
CZECH REPUBLIC                                  CZE	1907/94	1901	UEFA
DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF KOREA           PRK	1958	1945	AFC
DENMARK                                         DEN	1904	1889	UEFA
DJIBOUTI                                        DJI	1994	1979	CAF
DOMINICA                                        DMA	1994	1970	CONCACAF
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC                              DOM	1958	1953	CONCACAF
ECUADOR                                         ECU	1926	1925	CONMEBOL
EGYPT                                           EGY	1923	1921	CAF
EL SALVADOR                                     SLV	1938	1935	CONCACAF
ENGLAND                                         ENG	1905	1863	UEFA
EQUATORIAL GUINEA                               EQG	1986	1960	CAF
ERITREA                                         ERI	1998	1996	CAF
ESTONIA                                         EST	1923/92	1921	UEFA
ETHIOPIA                                        ETH	1953	1943	CAF
FAROE ISLANDS                                   FRO	1988	1979	UEFA
FIJI                                            FIJ	1963	1938	OFC
FINLAND                                         FIN	1908	1907	UEFA
FRANCE                                          FRA	1904	1919	UEFA
FRENCH POLYNESIA                                        See TAHITI
GABON                                           GAB	1963	1962	CAF
GAMBIA                                          GAM	1966	1952	CAF
GEORGIA                                         GEO	1992	1990	uEFA
GERMANY                                         GER	1904	1900	UEFA
GHANA                                           GHA	1958	1957	CAF
GREECE                                          GRE	1927	1926	UEFA
GRENADA                                         GRN	1976	1924	CONCACAF
GUAM                                            GUM	1996	1975	OFC
GUATEMALA                                       GUA	1946	1919	CONCACAF
GUINEA                                          GUI	1960	1960	CAF
GUINEA-BISSAU                                   GNB	1986	1974	CAF
GUYANA                                          GUY	1968	1902	CONCACAF
HAITI                                           HAI	1933	1904	CONCACAF
HONDURAS                                        HON	1951	1951	CONCACAF
HONG KONG, CHINA                                HKG	1954	1914	AFC
HUNGARY                                         HUN	1906	1901	UEFA
ICELAND                                         ISL	1947	1947	UEFA
INDIA                                           IND	1948	1937	AFC
INDONESIA                                       IDN	1952	1930	AFC
IRAQ                                            IRQ	1950	1948	AFC
ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN                        IRN	1945	1920	AFC
ISRAEL                                          ISR	1948	1928/48	UEFA
ITALY                                           ITA	1905	1898	UEFA
JAMAICA                                         JAM	1962	1910	CONCACAF
JAPAN                                           JPN	1929	1921	AFC
JORDAN                                          JOR	1958	1949	AFC
KAZAKHSTAN                                      KAZ	1994	1914	UEFA
KENYA                                           KEN	1960	1960	CAF
KOREA                                           KOR	1948	1928	AFC
KUWAIT                                          KUW	1962	1952	AFC
KYRGYZSTAN                                      KGZ	1994	1992	AFC
LAO PEOPLE'S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC                LAO	1952	1951	AFC
LATVIA                                          LAT	1992/92	1921	UEFA
LEBANON                                         LIB	1935	1933	AFC
LESOTHO                                         LES	1964	1932	CAF
LIBERIA                                         LBR	1962	1936	CAF
LIBYAN ARAB JAMAHIRIYA                          LBY	1963	1962	CAF
LIECHTENSTEIN                                   LIE	1974	1934	UEFA
LITHUANIA                                       LTU	1923/92	1922	UEFA
LUXEMBOURG                                      LUX	1910	1908	UEFA
MACAU                                           MAC	1976	1939	AFC
THE FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA       MKD	1994	1908	UEFA
MADAGASCAR                                      MAD	1962	1961	CAF
MALAWI                                          MWI	1967	1966	CAF
MALAYSIA                                        MAS	1956	1933	AFC
MALDIVES                                        MDV	1986	1982	AFC
MALI                                            MLI	1962	1960	CAF
MALTA                                           MLT	1959	1900	UEFA
MAURITANIA                                      MTN	1964	1961	CAF
MAURITIUS                                       MRI	1962	1952	CAF
MEXICO                                          MEX	1929	1927	CONCACAF
REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA                             MDA	1994	1990	UEFA
MONGOLIA                                        MGL	1998	1959	AFC
MONTSERRAT                                      MSR	1996	1994	CONCACAF
MOROCCO                                         MAR	1956	1955	CAF
MOZAMBIQUE                                      MOZ	1980	1975	CAF
MYANMAR                                         MYA	1957	1947	AFC
NAMIBIA                                         NAM	1992	1990	CAF
NEPAL                                           NEP	1970	1951	AFC
NETHERLANDS                                     NED	1904	1889	UEFA
NETHERLANDS ANTILLES                            ANT	1932	1921	CONCACAF
NEW CALEDONIA (*)			        NCL	2004	1928	OFC
NEW ZEALAND                                     NZL	1948	1891	OFC
NICARAGUA                                       NCA	1950	1931	CONCACAF
NIGER                                           NIG	1967	1967	CAF
NIGERIA                                         NGA	1959	1945	CAF
NORTHERN IRELAND                                NIR	1911	1880	UEFA
NORWAY                                          NOR	1908	1902	UEFA
OMAN                                            OMA	1980	1978	AFC
PAKISTAN                                        PAK	1948	1948	AFC
PALESTINE                                       PAL	1998	1928/62	AFC
PANAMA                                          PAN	1938	1937	CONCACAF
PAPUA NEW GUINEA                                PNG	1963	1962	OFC
PARAGUAY                                        PAR	1921	1906	CONMEBOL
PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA                      CHN	1931	1924	AFC
PERU                                            PER	1924	1922	CONMEBOL
PHILIPPINES                                     PHI	1928	1907	AFC
POLAND                                          POL	1923	1919	UEFA
PORTUGAL                                        POR	1923	1914	UEFA
PUERTO RICO                                     PUR	1960	1940	CONCACAF
QATAR                                           QAT	1970	1960	AFC
REPUBLIC OF IRELAND                             IRL	1923	1921	UEFA
ROMANIA                                         ROM	1922	1909	UEFA
RUSSIAN FEDERATION                              RUS	1912/92	1912	UEFA
RWANDA                                          RWA	1976	1972	CAF
SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS                           KNA	1992	1932	CONCACAF
SAINT LUCIA                                     LCA	1988	1979	CONCACAF
SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES                VIN	1988	1979	CONCACAF
SAMOA                                           SAM	1986	1968	OFC
SAN MARINO                                      SMR	1988	1931	UEFA
SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE                           STP	1986	1975	CAF
SAUDI ARABIA                                    KSA	1959	1959	AFC
SCOTLAND                                        SCO	1910	1873	UEFA
SENEGAL                                         SEN	1962	1960	CAF
SERBIA AND MOTENEGRO                            SCG	1919	1919	UEFA
SEYCHELLES                                      SEY	1986	1979	CAF
SIERRA LEONE                                    SLE	1967	1967	CAF
SINGAPORE                                       SIN	1952	1892	AFC
SLOVAKIA (Slovak Republic)                      SVK	1907/94	1993	UEFA
SLOVENIA                                        SVN	1992	1920	UEFA
SOLOMON ISLANDS                                 SOL	1988	1978	OFC
SOMALIA                                         SOM	1960	1951	CAF
SOUTH AFRICA                                    RSA	1992	1991	CAF
SPAIN                                           ESP	1904	1913	UEFA
SRI LANKA                                       SRI	1950	1939	AFC
SUDAN                                           SUD	1948	1936	CAF
SURINAME                                        SUR	1929	1920	CONCACAF
SWAZILAND                                       SWZ	1978	1968	CAF
SWEDEN                                          SWE	1904	1904	UEFA
SWITZERLAND                                     SUI	1904	1895	UEFA
SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC                            SYR	1937	1936	AFC
TAHITI                                          TAH	1990	1989	OFC
TAIWAN, REPUBLIC OF CHINA                               SEE: CHINESE TAIPEI
TAJIKISTAN                                      TJK	1994	1936	AFC
TANZANIA                                        TAN	1964	1930	CAF
THAILAND                                        THA	1925	1916	AFC
TIMOR-LESTE					TLS	2005	2002	AFC
TOGO                                            TOG	1962	1960	CAF
TONGA                                           TGA	1994	1965	OFC
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO                             TRI	1963	1908	CONCACAF
TUNISIA                                         TUN	1960	1956	CAF
TURKEY                                          TUR	1923	1923	UEFA
TURKMENISTAN                                    TKM	1994	1992	AFC
TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS                        TCA	1998	1996	CONCACAF
UGANDA                                          UGA	1959	1924	CAF
UKRAINE                                         UKR	1992	1991	UEFA
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES                            UAE	1972	1971	AFC
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA                        USA	1914	1913	CONCACAF
UNITED STATES VIRGIN ISLANDS                    VIR	1998	1992	CONCACAF
URUGUAY                                         URU	1923	1900	CONMEBOL
UZBEKISTAN                                      UZB	1994	1946	AFC
VANUATU                                         VAN	1988	1934	OFC
VENEZUELA                                       VEN	1952	1926	CONMEBOL
VIET NAM                                        VIE	1964	1962	AFC
WALES                                           WAL	1910	1876	UEFA
YEMEN                                           YEM	1980	1962	AFC
ZAMBIA                                          ZAM	1964	1929	CAF
ZIMBABWE                                        ZIM	1965	1965	CAF

* Note by Editor:
  New Caledonia competes under the French flag.


Football Association (Country)                  ABR. MEMBERSHIP FOUNDED CONFEDERATION (ZONE)
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ARAB REPUBLIC OF YEMEN (NORTH YEMEN)            ARY	1967	?	AFC
BOHEMIA                                         BOH	1908	1907	EUROPE
COMMONWEALTH OF INDEPENDENT STATES		CIS	?	?	UEFA
CZECHOSLOVAKIA					CZE	1923	?	UEFA
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY		        RFG	1904		UEFA
GERMAN DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC		        DDR	?	?	UEFA
DUTCH EAST INDIES                                ?	?	?	ASIA
PEO. DEM. REP. OF YEMEN (SOUTH YEMEN)           DYE	1967	?	AFC
REPRESENTATION OF CZECHS AND SLOVAKS            RCS	1993	1993	UEFA
REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM (SOUTH VIETNAM)              ?	1952	?	AFC
SAARLAND                                         ?	1948	?	EUROPE
UNION OF SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLICS (USSR)      URS	1946	?
UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC                            UAR	1958	?	AFRICA
YUGOSLAVIA                                      YUG	1919		UEFA

COUNTRY                                                                 ZONE
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KIRIBATI                             					OCEANIA
FEDERATED STATES OF MICRONESIA                      			OCEANIA
HOLY SEE (VATICAN STATE)                            			EUROPE
MARSHAL ISLANDS                                      			OCEANIA
MONACO                                                 			EUROPE
NAURU                             					OCEANIA
PALAU                                            			OCEANIA
TUVALU                                       				OCEANIA
UNITED KINGDOM OF THE GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND(*)		EUROPE


* Note by Editor:
  The four constituent "countries" of the United Kingdom, to know: England, Northern Ireland, Scotland
  and Wales, are recognized as independent associations within FIFA.