17 de octubre de 2021

MY COLLECTION OF OVAL COUNTRY STICKERS

                                                                  



Hello everyone,
My name is Ángel Corbí and I collect oval country stickers. My collection comprises over 150 oval plates and stickers from 75 countries and territories in the world. 
I´ll update them from time to time. If you are interested in exchanging oval stickers with me, you can write me through this blog. 



Europe


Austria

Albania

Andorra

Belgium

Bulgaria

Bosnia and Herzegovina (Bosna i Hercegovina)

Belarus (Byelorussia)

Switzerland (Confoederatio Helvetica)

Cyprus

Czechia

Germany (Deutschland)

Denmark

Spain (España)

Estonia
                  
France

Finland

Greece
              
Hungary

Croatia (Hrvatska)

Italy

Ireland

Luxembourg

Lithuania

Latvia

Monaco

Moldova

Montenegro

Norway

Netherlands


North Macedonia


Portugal

Poland

Romania

San Marino (Repubblica di San Marino)

Russia

Sweden

Slovakia

Slovenia

Serbia

Ukraine


Asia and Oceania




Armenia

Azerbaijan

Israel

Japan

Kyrgyzstan (unofficial though widely used)

Kazakhstan

Laos
                         
South Korea

Turkey (from Azerbaijan)

United Arab Emirates

Australia


The Americas


Canada

Ecuador

Mexico

Paraguay

Argentina

USA


Africa


Algeria (El Dzayir)
      
Morocco (Al Maghrib)
                                  
Tunisia 

South Africa (Zuid-Afrika)




Dependencies with UN distinguishing sign




Faroe Islands (Føroyar)
                                   
Alderney

Guernsey

Isle of Man

Gibraltar


States with limited international recognition



Palestine


Kosovo


Historic

                                                        
East Germany
(Deutsche Demokratische Republik; used 1974-1990)

                                                              Great Britain 
                                 (used 1910-2021; unfortunately no longer official)


North Macedonia (Makedonija; used 1992-2019)

Serbia and Montenegro
(Srbija i Crna Gora; used 2003-2006)

Yugoslavia (used 1954-2003)


Unofficial stickers



Antarctica

Asturias (historic region in Spain)

Bilbao

Brittany (Breizh)

Catalonia

European Union

Basque Country (Euskal Herria)

Gibraltar (unofficial)

Savannah, Georgia, USA

Serbia (used before 2006)

Silesia (historic región in today´s Poland, Czechia and Germany)


Txantrea (a popular neighbourhood in Pamplona, Spain)



Wanted European ovals: Liechtenstein (FL), Jersey (GBJ), 
Iceland (IS) and Malta (M)


My trade list is: AM, BY, EST, MK, RKS, SLO and UA









List of world ovals (which appear in the UN lists)


A - Austria
AFG - Afghanistan
AL - Albania
AM - Armenia
AND - Andorra
AUS - Australia
AZ - Azerbaijan

B - Belgium
BD - Bangladesh
BDS - Barbados
BF - Burkina Faso
BG - Bulgaria
BH - Belize
BIH - Bosnia & Herzegovina
BOL - Bolivia
BR - Brazil
BRN - Bahrain
BRU - Brunei
BS - Bahamas
BUR - Burma (Myanmar)
BVI - Virgin Islands (British crown dependency)
BW - Botswana
BY - Belarus

C or CU - Cuba
CAM - Cameroon
CDN - Canada
CH - Switzerland
CI - Ivory Coast
CL - Sri Lanka
CO - Colombia
CR - Costa Rica
CY - Cyprus
CZ - Czechia

D - Germany
DK - Denmark
DOM - Dominican Republic
DY - Benin
DZ - Algeria

E - Spain
EAK - Kenya
EAT - Tanganyka (Tanzania)
EAU - Uganda
EAZ - Zanzibar (Tanzania)
EC - Ecuador
ER - Eritrea
ES - El Salvador
EST - Estonia
ET - Egypt
ETH - Ethiopia

F - France
FIN - Finland
FJI - Fiji
FL - Liechtenstein
FO - Faroe Islands (Denmark)

G - Gabon
GBA - Alderney (British crown dependency)
GBG - Guernsey (British crown dependency)
GBJ - Jersey (British crown dependency)
GBM - Isle of Man (British crown dependency)
GBZ - Gibraltar (UK)
GCA - Guatemala
GE - Georgia
GH - Ghana
GR - Greece
GUY - Guyana

H - Hungary
HKJ - Jordan
HR - Croatia

I - Italy
IL - Israel
IND - India
IR - Iran
IRL - Ireland
IRQ - Iraq
IS - Iceland

J - Japan
JA - Jamaica

KG/KGZ - Kyrgyzstan
KH - Cambodia
KWT - Kuwait
KZ - Kazakhstan

L - Luxembourg
LAO - Laos
LAR - Libya
LS - Lesotho
LT - Lithuania
LV - Latvia

M - Malta
MA - Morocco
MAL - Malaysia
MC - Monaco
MD - Moldova
MEX - Mexico
MGL - Mongolia
MK - North Macedonia
MNE - Montenegro
MOC - Mozambique
MS - Mauritius
MW - Malawi

N - Norway
NAM - Namibia
NAU - Nauru
NEP - Nepal
NIC - Nicaragua
NL - Netherlands
NZ - New Zealand

P - Portugal
PA - Panama
PE - Peru
PK - Pakistan
PL - Poland
PNG - Papua New Guinea
PS - Palestine
PY - Paraguay

Q - Qatar

RA - Argentina
RC - Taiwan [*]
RCA - Central African Republic
RCB - Congo-Brazzaville
RCH - Chile
RG - Guinea-Conakry
RH - Haiti
RI - Indonesia
RIM - Mauritania
RL - Lebanon
RM - Madagascar
RMM - Mali
RN - Niger
RNR - Zambia 
RO - Romania
ROK - South Korea
RP - Philippines
RSM - San Marino
RU - Burundi
RUS - Russia
RWA - Rwanda

S - Sweden
SA - Saudi Arabia
SD - Swaziland
SGP - Singapore
SK - Slovakia
SLO - Slovenia
SME - Suriname
SN - Senegal
SO - Somalia
SRB - Serbia
SUD - Sudan
SY - Seychelles
SYR - Syria

T - Thailand
TCH / TD - Chad
TG - Togo
TJ - Tajikistan
TM - Turkmenistan
TN - Tunisia
TR - Turkey
TT - Trinidad & Tobago

UA - Ukraine
UK - United Kingdom
USA - United States
UY or ROU - Uruguay
UZ - Uzbekistan

V - Vatican
VN - Vietnam

WAG - Gambia
WAL - Sierra Leone
WAN - Nigeria
WD - Dominica
WG - Grenada
WL - Saint Lucia
WS - Samoa
WV - Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

YAR - Yemen
YV - Venezuela

ZA - South Africa
ZRE - Democratic Republic of Congo
ZW - Zimbabwe

[*] state with limited international recognition

                                                                                    
Acknowledgements:


Special thanks to everyone who has contributed to my collection: 
Dulce Martínez Corbí and Luis Mazza from Spain,
Daniel Lyčka (www.danplate.wz.cz) and Radek Šikýř 
(rsikyr.wixsite.com/ovalstickers), from the Czech Republic 
Xavier Uzureau and Sébastien Weissenburger, from France, 
Olav Arne Brekke, from Norway (www.olavsplates.com), 
Sander Elie, from the Netherlands (www.europlates.eu), 
Bart Główczyk, Maciej Konarowski and Marcin Schudy, from Poland, 
and many others.