License Plate Protocol

In Europe, all cars crossing borders must display a tag showing the country in which the car is registered. Some of them are obvious--some are not. Here's a sampling:

AL: Albania

A: Austria

AND: Andorra

B: Belgium

BG: Bulgaria

CH: Switzerland

D: Germany

DK: Denmark

E: Spain

ET: Egypt

F: France

FL: Liechtenstein

GB: Great Britain

GBZ: Gibraltar

I: Italy

IRL: Ireland

MC: Monaco

N: Norway

NL: The Netherlands

P: Portugal

PL: Poland

R: Romania

S: Sweden

TR: Turkey

USA: United States

* Source: "EURoad: The Complete Guide to Motoring in Europe"

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