Countries

Retrieves the complete details of one particular country or list of countries and supports multiple languages whereever its applicable and available.

Request URIs

Code snippet: Call

GET /mds-references/countries
GET /mds-references/countries/{countryCode}[?lang={languageCode}]
Variable Description Format
{countryCode} Optionally return only this country. 2-letter ISO 3166-1 country code, e.g. “DE”.
{languageCode} Optionally return the country name in only this language. If not present, all languages will be in the response. 2-letter ISO 639-1 language code, e.g. “EN”.

Request Examples

Code snippet: Call

GET /mds-references/countries
GET /mds-references/countries/DE
GET /mds-references/countries/DE?lang=EN

Response Structure Definition

Key Description
CountryResource Root element of country response.
.Countries Container for country elements.
..Country[] Array of all available countries or one country matching the request.
...CountryCode 2-letter ISO 3166-1 country code, e.g. “DE”.
...Names Container for country full names.
....Name[] Array: language specific full name of country.
@LanguageCode 2-letter ISO 639-1 language code for the corresponding item.
.Meta Container for meta links.
..Link[]
@Href Link to actual a resource.
@Rel Specifying kind of link such as ‘self’ (link that returned this response), ‘alternate’ (link that points to another resource) or ‘related’ (link that points to related resource).

Response Example

Code snippet: XML

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<CountryResource>
    <Countries>
        <Country>
            <CountryCode>DE</CountryCode>
            <Names>
                <Name LanguageCode="DE">Deutschland</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="EL">Γερμανία</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="EN">Germany</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="ES">Alemania</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="FI">Germany</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="FR">Allemagne</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="HR">Njemačka</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="HU">Germany</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="IT">Germania</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="JA">Germany</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="KA">Germany</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="KO">독일</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="NL">Duitsland</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="PL">Niemcy</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="PT">Alemanha</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="RU">Germany</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="SL">Germany (sl)</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="TR">Almanya</Name>
            </Names>
        </Country>
    </Countries>
    <Meta Version="1.0.0">
        <Link Href="https://api.lufthansa.com/v1/mds-references/countries/de" Rel="self"/>
    </Meta>
</CountryResource>
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<CountryResource>
    <Countries>
        <Country>
            <CountryCode>AC</CountryCode>
            <Names>
                <Name LanguageCode="EN">Ascension</Name>
            </Names>
        </Country>
        <Country>
            <CountryCode>AD</CountryCode>
            <Names>
                <Name LanguageCode="DE">Andorra</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="EL">Ανδόρρα</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="EN">Andorra</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="ES">Andorra</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="FI">Andorra</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="FR">Andorra</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="HR">Andora</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="HU">Andorra</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="IT">Andorra</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="JA">Andorra</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="KA">Andorra</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="KO">안도라</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="PL">Andorra</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="PT">Andorra</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="RU">Andorra</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="SL">Andorra</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="TR">Andorra</Name>
            </Names>
        </Country>
        <Country>
            <CountryCode>AE</CountryCode>
            <Names>
                <Name LanguageCode="DE">Verein. Arab. Emirate</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="EL">Ηνωμένα Αραβικά Εμιράτα</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="EN">United Arab Emirates</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="ES">Emiratos Arabes Unidos</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="FI">United Arab Emirates</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="FR">Emirat Arabes Unis</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="HR">Ujedinjeni Arapski Emirati</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="HU">United Arab Emirates</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="IT">Emirati Arabi Uniti</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="JA">United Arab Emirates</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="KA">United Arab Emirates</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="KO">아랍 에미리트 연방</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="NL">Verenigde Arabische Emiraten</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="PL">Zjednoczone Emiraty Arabskie</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="PT">Emirados Árabes Unidos</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="RU">United Arab Emirates</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="SL">United Arab Emirates (sl)</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="TR">Birleşik Arap Emirlikleri</Name>
            </Names>
        </Country>
        <Country>
            <CountryCode>AF</CountryCode>
            <Names>
                <Name LanguageCode="DE">Afghanistan</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="EL">Αφγανιστάν</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="EN">Afghanistan</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="ES">Afganistán</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="FI">Afghanistan</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="FR">Afghanistan</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="HR">Afganistan</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="HU">Afghanistan</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="IT">Afghanistan</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="JA">Afghanistan</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="KA">Afghanistan</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="KO">Afghanistan</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="PL">Afganistan</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="PT">Afeganistão</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="RU">Afghanistan</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="SL">Afghanistan</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="TR">Afganistan</Name>
            </Names>
        </Country>
        <Country>
            <CountryCode>AG</CountryCode>
            <Names>
                <Name LanguageCode="EN">Antigua And Barbuda, Leeward Islands</Name>
            </Names>
        </Country>
        <Country>
            <CountryCode>AI</CountryCode>
            <Names>
                <Name LanguageCode="EN">Anguilla, Leeward Islands</Name>
            </Names>
        </Country>
        <Country>
            <CountryCode>AL</CountryCode>
            <Names>
                <Name LanguageCode="DE">Albanien</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="EL">Αλβανία</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="EN">Albania</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="ES">Albania</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="FI">Albania</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="FR">Albanie</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="HR">Albanija</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="HU">Albania</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="IT">Albania</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="JA">Albania</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="KA">Albania</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="KO">Albania</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="NL">Albanië</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="PL">Albania</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="PT">Albânia</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="RU">Albania</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="SL">Albania (sl)</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="TR">Arnavutluk</Name>
            </Names>
        </Country>
        <Country>
            <CountryCode>AM</CountryCode>
            <Names>
                <Name LanguageCode="DE">Armenien</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="EL">Αρμενία</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="EN">Armenia</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="ES">Armenia</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="FI">Armenia</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="FR">Arménie</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="HR">Armenija</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="HU">Armenia</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="IT">Armenia</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="JA">Armenia</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="KA">Armenia</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="KO">Armenia (ko)</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="NL">Armenië</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="PL">Armenia</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="PT">Armenia</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="RU">Armenia</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="SL">Armenia (sl)</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="TR">Armenia</Name>
            </Names>
        </Country>
        <Country>
            <CountryCode>AO</CountryCode>
            <Names>
                <Name LanguageCode="DE">Angola</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="EL">Ανγκόλα</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="EN">Angola</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="ES">Angola</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="FI">Angola</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="FR">Angola</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="HR">Angola</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="HU">Angola</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="IT">Angola</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="JA">Angola</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="KA">Angola</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="KO">Angola (ko)</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="PL">Angola</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="PT">Angola</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="RU">Angola</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="SL">Angola (sl)</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="TR">Angola</Name>
            </Names>
        </Country>
        <Country>
            <CountryCode>AQ</CountryCode>
            <Names>
                <Name LanguageCode="DE">Antarctica</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="EL">Ανταρκτική</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="EN">Antarctica</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="ES">Antártida</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="FI">Antarctica</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="FR">Antarctica</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="HR">Antarktika</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="HU">Antarctica</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="IT">Antartide</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="JA">Antarctica</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="KA">Antarctica</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="KO">Antarctica (ko)</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="PL">Antarktyda</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="PT">Antártica</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="RU">Antarctica</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="SL">Antarctica (sl)</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="TR">Antarktika</Name>
            </Names>
        </Country>
        <Country>
            <CountryCode>AR</CountryCode>
            <Names>
                <Name LanguageCode="DE">Argentinien</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="EL">Αργεντινή</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="EN">Argentina</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="ES">Argentina</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="FI">Argentina</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="FR">Argentine</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="HR">Argentina</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="HU">Argentina</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="IT">Argentina</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="JA">Argentina</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="KA">Argentina</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="KO">아르헨티나</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="NL">Argentinië</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="PL">Argentyna</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="PT">Argentina</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="RU">Argentina</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="SL">Argentina (sl)</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="TR">Arjantin</Name>
            </Names>
        </Country>
        <Country>
            <CountryCode>AS</CountryCode>
            <Names>
                <Name LanguageCode="DE">Amerikanisch-Samoa</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="EL">Αμερικανική Σαμόα</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="EN">American Samoa</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="ES">Samoa Americana</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="FI">American Samoa</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="FR">American Samoa</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="HR">Američka Samoa</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="HU">American Samoa</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="IT">Samoa americane</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="JA">American Samoa</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="KA">American Samoa</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="KO">American Samoa (ko)</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="NL">Amerikaans-Samoa</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="PL">Samoa Amerykańskie</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="PT">Samoa Americana</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="RU">American Samoa</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="SL">American Samoa (sl)</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="TR">Amerikan Samoa</Name>
            </Names>
        </Country>
        <Country>
            <CountryCode>AT</CountryCode>
            <Names>
                <Name LanguageCode="DE">Österreich</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="EL">Αυστρία</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="EN">Austria</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="ES">Austria</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="FI">Austria</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="FR">Autriche</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="HR">Austrija</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="HU">Austria</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="IT">Austria</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="JA">Austria</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="KA">Austria</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="KO">오스트리아</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="NL">Oostenrijk</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="PL">Austria</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="PT">Austria</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="RU">Austria</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="SL">Austria (sl)</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="TR">Avusturya</Name>
            </Names>
        </Country>
        <Country>
            <CountryCode>AU</CountryCode>
            <Names>
                <Name LanguageCode="DE">Australien</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="EL">Αυστραλία</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="EN">Australia</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="ES">Australia</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="FI">Australia</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="FR">Australie</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="HR">Australija</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="HU">Australia</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="IT">Australia</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="JA">Australia</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="KA">Australia</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="KO">오스트레일리아</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="NL">Australië</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="PL">Australia</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="PT">Austrália</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="RU">Australia</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="SL">Australia (sl)</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="TR">Avustralya</Name>
            </Names>
        </Country>
        <Country>
            <CountryCode>AW</CountryCode>
            <Names>
                <Name LanguageCode="DE">Aruba</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="EL">Αρούμπα</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="EN">Aruba</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="ES">Aruba</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="FI">Aruba</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="FR">Aruba</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="HR">Aruba</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="HU">Aruba</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="IT">Aruba</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="JA">Aruba</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="KA">Aruba</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="KO">Aruba (ko)</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="PL">Aruba</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="PT">Aruba</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="RU">Aruba</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="SL">Aruba (sl)</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="TR">Aruba</Name>
            </Names>
        </Country>
        <Country>
            <CountryCode>AZ</CountryCode>
            <Names>
                <Name LanguageCode="DE">Aserbaidschan</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="EL">Αζερμπαϊτζάν</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="EN">Azerbaijan</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="ES">Azerbaijan</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="FI">Azerbaijan</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="FR">Azerbaïdjan</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="HR">Azerbejdžan</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="HU">Azerbaijan</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="IT">Azerbaijan</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="JA">Azerbaijan</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="KA">Azerbaijan</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="KO">아제르바이잔</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="NL">Azerbeidzjan</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="PL">Azerbejd¿an</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="PT">Azerbaijão</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="RU">Azerbaijan</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="SL">Azerbaijan (sl)</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="TR">Azerbaycan</Name>
            </Names>
        </Country>
        <Country>
            <CountryCode>BA</CountryCode>
            <Names>
                <Name LanguageCode="EN">Bosnia And Herzegovina</Name>
            </Names>
        </Country>
        <Country>
            <CountryCode>BB</CountryCode>
            <Names>
                <Name LanguageCode="DE">Barbados</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="EL">Μπαρμπέιντος</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="EN">Barbados</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="ES">Barbados</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="FI">Barbados</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="FR">Barbados</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="HR">Barbados</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="HU">Barbados</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="IT">Barbados</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="JA">Barbados</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="KA">Barbados</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="KO">Barbados (ko)</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="PL">Barbados</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="PT">Barbados</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="RU">Barbados</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="SL">Barbados (sl)</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="TR">Barbados</Name>
            </Names>
        </Country>
        <Country>
            <CountryCode>BD</CountryCode>
            <Names>
                <Name LanguageCode="DE">Bangladesch</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="EL">Μπανγκλαντές</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="EN">Bangladesh</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="ES">Bangladesh</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="FI">Bangladesh</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="FR">Bangladesh</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="HR">Bangladeš</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="HU">Bangladesh</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="IT">Bangladesh</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="JA">Bangladesh</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="KA">Bangladesh</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="KO">Bangladesh (ko)</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="PL">Bangladesz</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="PT">Bangladesh</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="RU">Bangladesh</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="SL">Bangladesh (sl)</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="TR">Bangladeş</Name>
            </Names>
        </Country>
        <Country>
            <CountryCode>BE</CountryCode>
            <Names>
                <Name LanguageCode="DE">Belgien</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="EL">Βέλγιο</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="EN">Belgium</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="ES">Bélgica</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="FI">Belgium</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="FR">Belgique</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="HR">Belgija</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="HU">Belgium</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="IT">Belgio</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="JA">Belgium</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="KA">Belgium</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="KO">벨기에</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="NL">België</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="PL">Belgia</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="PT">Bélgica</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="RU">Belgium</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="SL">Belgium (sl)</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="TR">Belçika</Name>
            </Names>
        </Country>
    </Countries>
    <Meta Version="1.0.0">
        <Link Href="https://api.lufthansa.com/v1/mds-references/countries" Rel="self"/>
        <Link Href="https://api.lufthansa.com/v1/mds-references/countries?offset=20&amp;limit=20" Rel="next"/>
        <Link Href="https://api.lufthansa.com/v1/mds-references/countries?offset=220&amp;limit=20" Rel="last"/>
        <Link Href="https://api.lufthansa.com/v1/references/countries/{countryCode}" Rel="related"/>
        <TotalCount>240</TotalCount>
    </Meta>
</CountryResource>
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<CountryResource>
    <Countries>
        <Country>
            <CountryCode>DE</CountryCode>
            <Names>
                <Name LanguageCode="DE">Deutschland</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="EL">Γερμανία</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="EN">Germany</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="ES">Alemania</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="FI">Germany</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="FR">Allemagne</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="HR">Njemačka</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="HU">Germany</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="IT">Germania</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="JA">Germany</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="KA">Germany</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="KO">독일</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="NL">Duitsland</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="PL">Niemcy</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="PT">Alemanha</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="RU">Germany</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="SL">Germany (sl)</Name>
                <Name LanguageCode="TR">Almanya</Name>
            </Names>
        </Country>
    </Countries>
    <Meta Version="1.0.0">
        <Link Href="https://api.lufthansa.com/v1/mds-references/countries/de" Rel="self"/>
    </Meta>
</CountryResource>

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