Apple develops and designs all its products in California. Apple’s main assembler of iPhones is Foxconn which is mainly based in China. Hence “Designed by Apple in California, Assembeled in China”. Apple outsources the manufacturing of various parts across the entire world.

iPhone's Country of Origin

The country code could be the last one or two letters before the “/” in the part number. For example, the Japan iPhone 12 Pro 256 GB Silver has the model number A2406 and Part Number MGMA3J/A. And its country code is “J“.

Here’s the list of All Country Codes

  • A – Canada
  • AB – UAE, Saudi Arabia
  • AE – UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia
  • AH – Bahrain, Kuwait
  • B – Great Britain or Ireland
  • BZ – Brazil
  • C – Canada
  • CH – China
  • CN – Slovakia
  • СZ – Czech Republic
  • D – Germany
  • DN – Holland, Austria, Germany
  • E – Mexico
  • EE – Estonia
  • ET – Estonia
  • F – France
  • FB – Luxembourg
  • FS – Finland
  • FD – Liechtenstein, Austria, or Switzerland
  • GR – Greece
  • HB – Israel
  • HN – India
  • IP – Italy
  • J – Japan
  • KH – China, South Korea
  • KN – Denmark or Norway
  • KS – Finland or Sweden
  • LA – Peru, Ecuador, Honduras, Guatemala, Colombia, El Salvador
  • LE – Argentina
  • LL – USA
  • LP – Poland
  • LT – Lithuania
  • LV – Latvia
  • LZ – Paraguay, Chile
  • MG – Hungary
  • MY from Malaysia
  • NF – Luxembourg, Belgium, France
  • PK – Finland, Poland
  • PL – Poland
  • PM – Poland
  • PO – Portugal
  • PP – Philippines
  • QL – Italy, Spain, Portugal
  • QN – Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Iceland
  • RK – Kazakhstan
  • RM – Russia or Kazakhstan
  • RO – Romania
  • RP – Russia
  • RR – Russia
  • RS – Russia
  • RU – Russia
  • SE – Serbia
  • SL – Slovakia
  • SO – South Africa
  • SU – Ukraine
  • T – Italy
  • TA – Taiwan
  • TU – Turkey
  • UA – Ukraine
  • X – Australia
  • X – New Zealand
  • Y – Spain
  • ZA from Singapore
  • ZD – Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Austria, France, Switzerland, Monaco
  • ZP – Hong Kong, Macau

Apple Serial Number Decoder Here

Comments

  • Gurjant Singh
    Reply

    I came across this article while searching for an Apple Watch. I was able to identify the country of origin from the SKU number on the box.
    This is true for all Apple Devices and not just iPhones

    • Rohit
      Reply

      True That

  • Gurwinder
    Reply

    I found this information very useful when buying a preowned device.
    I saved this list in my notes

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Sign In

Register

Reset Password

Please enter your username or email address, you will receive a link to create a new password via email.