What do the numbers on the Red Number Plates mean?

Selection_007001 – Great Britain

002 – Germany

003 – Canada

004 – USA

005 – Japan

006 – Spain

007 – France

008 – Belgium

009 – Greece

010 – Denmark

011 – Italy

012 – Luxembourg

013 – Netherlands

014 – Norway

015 – Turkey

016 – Australia

017 – Austria

018 – Algeria

019 – Egypt

020 – Rwanda*

021 – Argentina

022 – Afghanistan

023 – Myanmar (the former Burma)

024 – Bolivia

025 – Brazil

026 – Burundi

027 – Ghana

028 – Bangladesh

029 – Guinea

030 – Zambia

031 – Peru

032 – India

033 – Indonesia

034 – Jordan

035 – Iraq

036 – Iran

037 – Ireland

038 – Iceland

039 – Cambodia
(the former Kampuchea)

040 – Kenya

041 – Cyprus

042 – Congo

043 – Costa Rica

044 – Kuwait

045 – Laos

047 – Lebanon

048 – Libya

049 – Mali

050 – Morocco

051 – Mexico

052 – Nepal

053 – Nigeria

054 – Venezuela

055 – New Zealand

056 – Pakistan

057 – Burkina Faso*

058 – Senegal*

059 – formerly Syria. Now code 133 is used.

060 – Somalia

061 – Sudan

062 – Sierra Leone

063 – Thailand

064 – Tanzania

065 – Tunisia

066 – Uganda

067 – Uruguay

068 – Philippines

069 – Finland

070 – Sri Lanka

071 – Chad

072 – Switzerland

073 – Sweden

074 – Ecuador

075 – Ethiopia

076 – Angola

077 – Democratic Republic of Congo (the former
Republic Zaire)

078 – Colombia

079 – Cameroon

080 – Guinea-Bissau

081 – Portugal

082 – Bulgaria

083 – Hungary

084 – Vietnam

086 – Poland

087 – Korean People’s Democratic Republic
(North Korea)

088 – Cuba

089 – Mongolia

090 – China

091 – Romania

092 – formerly Czechoslovakia (nowadays Czech Republic (148) and Slovakia (149))

093 – Serbia

094 – Benin

095 – Gabon

096 – Guyana*

097 – Mauritania

098 – Madagascar*

099 – Malaysia

100 – Niger*

101 – Singapore

102 – Togo*

103 – Central African Republic (code 106 used earlier)

104 – Jamaica*

105 – Yemen

106 – formerly Central African Republic. Now code 103
is used.

107 – Palestine

108 – Nicaragua

109 – Mozambique

110 – Equatorial Guinea

111 – Sovereign Military
Order of Malta (earlier code 111 belonged to Council for Mutual Economic Assistance (Comecon))

112 – Malta

113 – Cape Verde

115 – Zimbabwe

116 – United Arab Emirates

117 – Côte d’Ivoire*

118 – Namibia

119 – formerly Republic of South Africa. Now code 137 is used.

120 – Oman

121 – Qatar

122 – formerly Arab League. Now code 503 is used

123 – formerly Liechtenstein

124 – South Korea

125 – Chile

126 – Panama (earlier code 126 belonged to UNESCO;
see code 512)

127 – Israel

128 – FYR Macedonia (earlier code 128 belonged to EU)

129 – Albania

130 – formerly international organizations

131 – Holy See (Vatican)

132 – Lithuania

133 – Syria (code 059
used earlier)

134 – Estonia

135 – Latvia

136 – Bahrain

137 – Republic of South Africa (code 119 used earlier)

138 – Armenia

139 – formerly Georgia. Now code 158 is used.

140 – Saudi Arabia

141 – Slovenia

142 – Uzbekistan

143 – Kyrgyzstan

144 – Croatia

145 – Azerbaijan

146 – Ukraine

147 – Moldova

148 – Czech Republic

149 – Slovakia

150 – Belarus

151 – Tajikistan

152 – Turkmenistan

153 – Kazakhstan

154 – Guatemala

155 – Bosnia and Herzegovina

156 – Eritrea

157 – Paraguay*

158 – Georgia
(code 139 used earlier)

159 – Brunei-Darussalam

160 – Gambia

161 – Vietnam

162 – Mauritius

163 – Dominican Republic

164 – Montenegro

165 – South Ossetia

166 – Abkhazia

167 – Djibouti