SAP ABAP Data Element INTCA (Country ISO code)
SAP_BASIS (Software Component) SAP Basis Component
   BC-SRV-ADR (Application Component) Address Management/Business Address
     SZAD (Package) SAP Technology - Business Services: Address Management
Basic Data
Data Element INTCA
Short Description Country ISO code  
Data Type
Category of Dictionary Type D   Domain
Type of Object Referenced     No Information
Domain / Name of Reference Type INTCA    
Data Type CHAR   Character String 
Length 2    
Decimal Places 0    
Output Length 2    
Value Table      
Further Characteristics
Search Help: Name F4_INTCA    
Search Help: Parameters INTCA   
Parameter ID   
Default Component name COUNTRYISO   
Change document    
No Input History    
Basic direction is set to LTR    
No BIDI Filtering    
Field Label
  Length  Field Label  
Short 10 ISO code 
Medium 15 ISO code 
Long 25 ISO code 
Heading 55 ISO code 


International standardized country key in accordance with ISO 3166.


The entry is used in countries of the European Community to check the VAT registration number (VAT You can store the VAT registration number in the master record of a customer or vendor, or for the company code.

The ISO code is used as the country key when exchanging information via EDI. You must therefore specify the ISO code for each country in this field if you use EDI.

The ISO code also controls which additional specifications are relevant for a company code. You can always only enter the additional details which are relevant for the company code country or for all countries. The assignment to the country takes place via the ISO code.


Enter the ISO code for each country. This is of particular importance

  • if the country belongs to the European Community
  • if you exchange information via EDI
  • if company-code specific additional specifications are to be limited by country.

Last changed by/on SAP  20110908 
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