2020Q4.0 Major Release

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The 2020Q4.0 release makes improvements to the performance of the verification process and the quality of the results. Please remember to update the reference data. The improvements are tied to the data in the Global Knowledge Repository and the Local API. If you need any assistance with the upgrade of the Local API or the data update process, please contact GBG Loqate Support. The md5checksum can be used to help ensure the datapacks have been fully downloaded.

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A list of supported platforms for this release can be found here

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Knowledge Base & Reference Data Updates

The table below shows which countries have been updated, and how, in this release.

  • Reference Data: 153 countries
  • Lexicon: 16 countries
  • Context Rules: 2 countries

 

COUNTRY NAME ISO CODE CONTEXT RULES LEXICONS REFERENCE DATA
AFGHANISTAN AF X
ÅLAND ISLANDS AX
ALBANIA AL X
ALGERIA DZ X
AMERICAN SAMOA AS X
ANDORRA AD
ANGOLA AO
ANGUILLA AI
ANTARCTICA AQ
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA AG X X
ARGENTINA AR X
ARMENIA AM
ARUBA AW
AUSTRALIA AU X X
AUSTRIA AT
AZERBAIJAN AZ X
BAHAMAS BS
BAHRAIN BH
BANGLADESH BD
BARBADOS BB
BELARUS BY X X
BELGIUM BE
BELIZE BZ X
BENIN BJ X
BERMUDA BM X
BHUTAN BT X
BOLIVIA (PLURINATIONAL STATE OF) BO
BONAIRE, SINT EUSTATIUS AND SABA BQ X X
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA BA X
BOTSWANA BW
BOUVET ISLAND BV
BRAZIL BR
BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN TERRITORY IO X
BRUNEI DARUSSALAM BN X
BULGARIA BG
BURKINA FASO BF X
BURUNDI BI
CABO VERDE CV X
CAMBODIA KH
CAMEROON CM X
CANADA CA X
CAYMAN ISLANDS KY
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC CF X
CHAD TD X
CHILE CL
CHINA CN X
CHRISTMAS ISLAND CX X
COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS CC X
COLOMBIA CO
COMOROS KM X
CONGO CG X
CONGO, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CD X
COOK ISLANDS CK X
COSTA RICA CR X
CÔTE D’IVOIRE CI X
CROATIA HR X
CUBA CU X
CURAÇAO CW X X
CYPRUS CY
CZECHIA CZ
DENMARK DK
DJIBOUTI DJ X
DOMINICA DM X
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC DO
ECUADOR EC
EGYPT EG
EL SALVADOR SV
EQUATORIAL GUINEA GQ X
ERITREA ER X
ESTONIA EE X
ETHIOPIA ET X
FALKLAND ISLANDS (MALVINAS) FK X
FAROE ISLANDS FO X
FIJI FJ X
FINLAND FI
FRANCE FR
FRENCH GUIANA GF X
FRENCH POLYNESIA PF
FRENCH SOUTHERN TERRITORIES TF X
GABON GA X
GAMBIA GM X
GEORGIA GE
GERMANY DE X X
GHANA GH X
GIBRALTAR GI X
GREECE GR
GREENLAND GL X
GRENADA GD
GUADELOUPE GP
GUAM GU X
GUATEMALA GT X
GUERNSEY GG X
GUINEA GN X
GUINEA-BISSAU GW X
GUYANA GY X
HAITI HT
HEARD ISLAND AND MCDONALD ISLANDS HM
HONDURAS HN
HONG KONG HK
HUNGARY HU X X X
ICELAND IS
INDIA IN
INDONESIA ID
IRAN IR X
IRAQ IQ X
IRELAND IE
ISLE OF MAN IM X
ISRAEL IL
ITALY IT
JAMAICA JM
JAPAN JP
JERSEY JE X
JORDAN JO X
KAZAKHSTAN KZ
KENYA KE X
KIRIBATI KI X
KOREA (DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF) KP X
KOREA, REPUBLIC OF KR
KUWAIT KW X
KYRGYZSTAN KG X X
LAO PEOPLE’S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC LA X
LATVIA LV
LEBANON LB X
LESOTHO LS X
LIBERIA LR X
LIBYA LY X
LIECHTENSTEIN LI
LITHUANIA LT
LUXEMBOURG LU
MACAO MO X X
MADAGASCAR MG X
MALAWI MW
MALAYSIA MY
MALDIVES MV X
MALI ML X
MALTA MT X
MARSHALL ISLANDS MH X
MARTINIQUE MQ
MAURITANIA MR X
MAURITIUS MU X
MAYOTTE YT X
MEXICO MX
MICRONESIA (FEDERATED STATES OF) FM X
MOLDOVA, REPUBLIC OF MD
MONACO MC X
MONGOLIA MN X X
MONTENEGRO ME X
MONTSERRAT MS X
MOROCCO MA
MOZAMBIQUE MZ
MYANMAR MM X
NAMIBIA NA X
NAURU NR X
NEPAL NP X
NETHERLANDS NL X
NEW CALEDONIA NC X
NEW ZEALAND NZ X
NICARAGUA NI
NIGER NE X
NIGERIA NG
NIUE NU X
NORFOLK ISLAND NF X
NORTH MACEDONIA MK X
NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS MP X
NORWAY NO
OMAN OM X
PAKISTAN PK X
PALAU PW X
PALESTINE, STATE OF PS X
PANAMA PA
PAPUA NEW GUINEA PG X
PARAGUAY PY
PERU PE
PHILIPPINES PH
PITCAIRN PN X
POLAND PL X
PORTUGAL PT
PUERTO RICO PR X
QATAR QA
RÉUNION RE X
ROMANIA RO X X
RUSSIAN FEDERATION RU
RWANDA RW X
SAINT BARTHÉLEMY BL
SAINT HELENA, ASCENSION AND TRISTAN DA CUNHA SH X
SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS KN X
SAINT LUCIA LC
SAINT MARTIN (FRENCH PART) MF X
SAINT PIERRE AND MIQUELON PM X
SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES VC X
SAMOA WS X
SAN MARINO SM
SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE ST X
SAUDI ARABIA SA
SENEGAL SN X X
SERBIA RS X X X
SEYCHELLES SC X
SIERRA LEONE SL X
SINGAPORE SG
SINT MAARTEN (DUTCH PART) SX
SLOVAKIA SK
SLOVENIA SI
SOLOMON ISLANDS SB X
SOMALIA SO X
SOUTH AFRICA ZA
SOUTH GEORGIA AND THE SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS GS X
SOUTH SUDAN SS X
SPAIN ES
SRI LANKA LK X X
SUDAN SD X
SURINAME SR X
SVALBARD AND JAN MAYEN SJ X
SWAZILAND SZ X
SWEDEN SE
SWITZERLAND CH
SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC SY X
TAIWAN TW
TAJIKISTAN TJ X
TANZANIA, UNITED REPUBLIC OF TZ X
THAILAND TH
TIMOR-LESTE TL X
TOGO TG X
TOKELAU TK X
TONGA TO X
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO TT
TUNISIA TN X
TURKEY TR
TURKMENISTAN TM X
TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS TC X
TUVALU TV X
UGANDA UG
UKRAINE UA
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES AE
UNITED KINGDOM GB X
UNITED STATES MINOR OUTLYING ISLANDS UM X
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA US X X
URUGUAY UY
UZBEKISTAN UZ X
VANUATU VU X
VATICAN CITY VA
VENEZUELA (BOLIVARIAN REPUBLIC OF) VE
VIET NAM VN
VIRGIN ISLANDS (BRITISH) VG X
VIRGIN ISLANDS (U.S.) VI X
WALLIS AND FUTUNA WF X
WESTERN SAHARA EH X
YEMEN YE X
ZAMBIA ZM X
ZIMBABWE ZW X