The CQ DX Marathon!

 

 

THE OFFICIAL CQ COUNTRIES AND ZONE LIST

Lists have been updated to include Republic of South Sudan

Click on any of the lines below to save the list to your computer in your favorite format.   Right click with your mouse and select "Save Target As...."

CQ Magazine Countries and Zone List in Text format

CQ Magazine Countries and Zone List in Microsoft Word format

CQ Magazine Countries and Zone List in Microsoft Excel format

Detailed Listing of CQ Zones

CQWW DX CONTEST / CQ DX MARATHON COUNTRIES LIST
           
Prefix Entity Continent CQ ZONE
          
1S Spratly Is. AS 26
1A0 Sov. Mil. Order of Malta EU 15
3A Monaco EU 14
3B6, 7 Agalega & St. Brandon Is. AF 39
3B8 Mauritius AF 39
3B9 Rodrigues I. AF 39
3C Equatorial Guinea AF 36
3C0 Annobon I. AF 36
3D2 Fiji OC 32
3D2 Conway Reef OC 32
3D2 Rotuma I. OC 32
3DA Swaziland AF 38
3V Tunisia AF 33
3W,XV Vietnam AS 26
3X Guinea AF 35
3Y Bouvet AF 38
3Y Peter I I. AN 12
4J,4K Azerbaijan AS 21
4L Georgia AS 21
4O Montenegro EU 15
4P-4S Sri Lanka AS 22
4U1ITU ITU HQ (Geneva) EU 14
4U1UN United Nations HQ (NY) NA 5
4U1VIC ITU Vienna Int'l Center EU 15
4W Timor Leste OC 28
4X,4Z Israel AS 20
5A Libya AF 34
5B Cyprus AS 20
5H-5I Tanzania AF 37
5N-5O Nigeria AF 35
5R-5S Madagascar AF 39
5T Mauritania AF 35
5U Niger AF 35
5V Togo AF 35
5W Samoa OC 32
5X Uganda AF 37
5Y-5Z Kenya AF 37
6V-6W Senegal AF 35
6Y Jamaica NA 8
7O Yemen AS 21
7P Lesotho AF 38
7Q Malawi AF 37
7T-7Y Algeria AF 33
8P Barbados NA 8
8Q Maldives AS/AF 22
8R Guyana SA 9
9A Croatia EU 15
9G Ghana AF 35
9H Malta EU 15
9I-9J Zambia AF 36
9K Kuwait AS 21
9L Sierra Leone AF 35
9M2,4 West Malaysia AS 28
9M6,8 East Malaysia OC 28
9N Nepal AS 22
9Q-9T Dem. Rep. of Congo AF 36
9U Burundi AF 36
9V Singapore AS 28
9X Rwanda AF 36
9Y-9Z Trinidad & Tobago SA 9
A2 Botswana AF 38
A3 Tonga OC 32
A4 Oman AS 21
A5 Bhutan AS 22
A6 United Arab Emirates AS 21
A7 Qatar AS 21
A9 Bahrain AS 21
AP-AS Pakistan AS 21
BS7 Scarborough Reef AS 27
BV Taiwan AS 24
BV9P Pratas I. AS 24
BY China AS 23,24
C2 Nauru OC 31
C3 Andorra EU 14
C5 The Gambia AF 35
C6 Bahamas NA 8
C8-9 Mozambique AF 37
CA-CE Chile SA 12
CE0 Easter I. SA 12
CE0 Juan Fernandez Is. SA 12
CE0 San Felix & San Ambrosio SA 12
CE9/KC4 Antarctica AN 12,13,29,30,38,39
CM,CO Cuba NA 8
CN Morocco AF 33
CP Bolivia SA 10
CT Portugal EU 14
CT3 Madeira Is. AF 33
CU Azores EU 14
CV-CX Uruguay SA 13
CY0 Sable I. NA 5
CY9 St. Paul I. NA 5
D2-3 Angola AF 36
D4 Cape Verde AF 35
D6 Comoros AF 39
DA-DR Fed. Rep. of Germany EU 14
DU-DZ Philippines OC 27
E3 Eritrea AF 37
E4 Palestine AS 20
E5 N. Cook Is. OC 32
E5 S. Cook Is. OC 32
E6 Niue OC 32
E7, T9 Bosnia-Herzegovina EU 15
EA-EH Spain EU 14
EA6-EH6 Balearic Is. EU 14
EA8-EH8 Canary Is. AF 33
EA9-EH9 Ceuta & Melilla AF 33
EI-EJ Ireland EU 14
EK Armenia AS 21
EL Liberia AF 35
EP-EQ Iran AS 21
ER Moldovia EU 16
ES Estonia EU 15
ET Ethiopia AF 37
EU,EV,EW Belarus EU 16
EX Kyrgyzstan AS 17
EY Tajikistan AS 17
EZ Turkmenistan AS 17
F France EU 14
FG Guadeloupe NA 8
FJ Saint Barthelemy NA 8
FH Mayotte AF 39
FK New Caledonia OC 32
FK/C Chesterfield Is. OC 30
FM Martinique NA 8
FO Austral I. OC 32
FO Clipperton I. NA 7
FO French Polynesia OC 32
FO Marquesas Is. OC 31
FP St. Pierre & Miquelon NA 5
FR/G Glorioso Is. AF 39
FR/J,E Juan de Nova, Europa AF 39
FR Reunion I. AF 39
FR/T Tromelin I. AF 39
FS Saint Martin NA 8
FT5W Crozet I. AF 39
FT5X Kerguelen Is. AF 39
FT5Z Amsterdam & St. Paul Is. AF 39
FW Wallis & Futuna Is. OC 32
FY French Guiana SA 9
G,GX,M England EU 14
GD,GT Isle of Man EU 14
GI,GN Northern Ireland EU 14
GJ,GH Jersey EU 14
GM,GS Scotland EU 14
GM/Shetland Shetland Is. EU 14
GU,GP Guernsey EU 14
GW,GC Wales EU 14
H4 Solomon Is. OC 28
H40 Temotu Province OC 32
HA, HG Hungary EU 15
HB Switzerland EU 14
HB0 Liechtenstein EU 14
HC-HD Ecuador SA 10
HC8-HD8 Galapagos Is. SA 10
HH Haiti NA 8
HI Dominican Republic NA 8
HJ-HK Colombia SA 9
HK0 Malpelo I. SA 9
HK0 San Andres & Providencia NA 7
HL Republic of Korea AS 25
HO-HP Panama NA 7
HQ-HR Honduras NA 7
HS,E2 Thailand AS 26
HV Vatican EU 15
HZ Saudi Arabia AS 21
I Italy EU 15
IG9/IH9 African Italy AF 33
IS0,IM0 Sardinia EU 15
IT Sicily EU 15
J2 Djibouti AF 37
J3 Grenada NA 8
J5 Guinea-Bissau AF 35
J6 St. Lucia NA 8
J7 Dominica NA 8
J8 St. Vincent NA 8
JA-JS Japan AS 25
JD1 Minami Torishima OC 27
JD1 Ogasawara AS 27
JT-JV Mongolia AS 23
JW Svalbard EU 40
JW Bear Is. EU 40
JX Jan Mayen EU 40
JY Jordan AS 20
K,W,N,AA-AK United States of America NA 3,4,5
KG4 Guantanamo Bay NA 8
KH0 Mariana Is. OC 27
KH1 Baker & Howland Is. OC 31
KH2 Guam OC 27
KH3 Johnston I. OC 31
KH4 Midway I. OC 31
KH5 Palmyra & Jarvis Is. OC 31
KH5K Kingman Reef OC 31
KH6,7 Hawaii OC 31
KH7K Kure I. OC 31
KH8 American Samoa OC 32
KH8 Swains Island OC 32
KH9 Wake I. OC 31
KL7 Alaska NA 1
KP1 Navassa I. NA 8
KP2 Virgin Is. NA 8
KP3,4 Puerto Rico NA 8
KP5 Desecheo I. NA 8
LA-LN Norway EU 14
LO-LW Argentina SA 13
LX Luxembourg EU 14
LY Lithuania EU 15
LZ Bulgaria EU 20
OA-OC Peru SA 10
OD Lebanon AS 20
OE Austria EU 15
OF-OI Finland EU 15
OH0 Aland Is. EU 15
OJ0 Market Reef EU 15
OK-OL Czech Republic EU 15
OM Slovak Republic EU 15
ON-OT Belgium EU 14
OX Greenland NA 40
OY Faroe Is. EU 14
OZ Denmark EU 14
P2 Papua New Guinea OC 28
P4 Aruba SA 9
P5 DPR of Korea AS 25
PA-PI Netherlands EU 14
PJ2 Curacao SA 9
PJ4 Bonaire  SA 9
PJ5-6 Saba, St. Eustatius NA 8
PJ7 Sint Maarten NA 8
PP-PY Brazil SA 11
PP0-PY0F Fernando de Noronha SA 11
PP0-PY0S St. Peter & St. Paul Rocks SA 11
PP0-PY0T Trindade & Martin Vaz Is. SA 11
PZ Suriname SA 9
R1FJ Franz Josef Land EU 40
S0 Western Sahara AF 33
S2 Bangladesh AS 22
S5 Slovenia EU 15
S7 Seychelles AF 39
S9 Sao Tome & Principe AF 36
SA-SM Sweden EU 14
SN-SR Poland EU 15
ST Sudan AF 34
SU Egypt AF 34
SV-SZ Greece EU 20
SV/A Mount Athos EU 20
SV5 Dodecanese EU 20
SV9 Crete EU 20
T2 Tuvalu OC 31
T30 W. Kiribati (Gilbert Is.) OC 31
T31 C. Kiribati (British Phoenix Is.) OC 31
T32 E. Kiribati (Line Is.) OC 31
T33 Banaba I. (Ocean I.) OC 31
T5 Somalia AF 37
T7 San Marino EU 15
T8,KC6 Palau OC 27
TA-TC Turkey AS 20
TA1 European Turkey EU 20
TF Iceland EU 40
TG,TD Guatemala NA 7
TI,TE Costa Rica NA 7
TI9 Cocos I. NA 7
TJ Cameroon AF 36
TK Corsica EU 15
TL Central Africa AF 36
TN Congo (Republic of the) AF 36
TR Gabon AF 36
TT Chad AF 36
TU Cote d'Ivoire AF 35
TY Benin AF 35
TZ Mali AF 35
UA-UI1,3,4,6,RA-RZ European Russia EU 16
UA2 Kaliningrad EU 15
UA-UI8,9,0,RA-RZ Asiatic Russia AS 17-19,23
UJ-UM Uzbekistan AS 17
UN-UQ Kazakhstan AS 17
UR-UZ,EM-EO Ukraine EU 16
V2 Antigua & Barbuda NA 8
V3 Belize NA 7
V4 St. Kitts & Nevis NA 8
V5 Namibia AF 38
V6 Micronesia OC 27
V7 Marshall Is. OC 31
V8 Brunei Darussalam OC 28
VE,VO,VY Canada NA 1,2,3,4,5
VK Australia OC 29,30
VK0 Heard I. AF 39
VK0 Macquarie I. OC 30
VK9C Cocos-Keeling Is. OC 29
VK9L Lord Howe I. OC 30
VK9M Mellish Reef OC 30
VK9N Norfolk I. OC 32
VK9W Willis I. OC 30
VK9X Christmas I. OC 29
VP2E Anguilla NA 8
VP2M Montserrat NA 8
VP2V British Virgin Is. NA 8
VP5 Turks & Caicos Is. NA 8
VP6 Pitcairn I. OC 32
VP6 Ducie I. OC 32
VP8 Falkland Is. SA 13
VP8,LU South Georgia I. SA 13
VP8,LU South Orkney Is. SA 13
VP8,LU South Sandwich Is. SA 13
VP8,LU,CE9,HF0,4K1 South Shetland Is. SA 13
VP9 Bermuda NA 5
VQ9 Chagos Is. AF 39
VR Hong Kong AS 24
VU India AS 22
VU Andaman & Nicobar Is. AS 26
VU Lakshadweep Is. AS 22
XA-XI Mexico NA 6
XA4-XI4 Revillagigedo NA 6
XT Burkina Faso AF 35
XU Cambodia AS 26
XW Laos AS 26
XX9 Macao AS 24
XY-XZ Myanmar AS 26
YA Afghanistan AS 21
YB-YH Indonesia OC 28
YI Iraq AS 21
YJ Vanuatu OC 32
YK Syria AS 20
YL Latvia EU 15
YN Nicaragua NA 7
YO-YR Romania EU 20
YS El Salvador NA 7
YT-YU,YZ Serbia EU 15
YV-YY Venezuela SA 9
YV0 Aves I. NA 8
Z2 Zimbabwe AF 38
Z3 Macedonia EU 15
Z6 (Unofficial) Kosovo EU 15
Z8 Republic of South Sudan AF 34
ZA Albania EU 15
ZB2 Gibraltar EU 14
ZC4 UK Sov. Base Areas on Cyprus AS 20
ZD7 St. Helena AF 36
ZD8 Ascension I. AF 36
ZD9 Tristan da Cunha & Gough I. AF 38
ZF Cayman Is. NA 8
ZK3 Tokelau Is. OC 31
ZL-ZM New Zealand OC 32
ZL7 Chatham Is. OC 32
ZL8 Kermadec Is. OC 32
ZL9 Auckland & Campbell Is. OC 32
ZP Paraguay SA 11
ZR-ZU South Africa AF 38
ZS8 Prince Edward & Marion Is. AF 38
       
This list of separate countries (entities) for the CQ World Wide DX Contest
and the CQ DX Marathon is based on a combination of the ARRL DXCC list, 
additional entities on the WAE (Worked All Europe) list and the Italian islands
of Lampedusa (IG9) & Pantelleria (IH9), in CQ Zone 33 off the coast of North Africa.
This provides a total of 347 entities, based on 340 DXCC entities, six additional 
WAE entities (GM/Shetland, IT/Sicily, TA1/European Turkey, 4U1VIC, Z6 Kosovo,
JW/Bear Is.) and African Italy.
       
Total CQ Countries: 347    
       
This list last updated March 2013