A library to map country names to ISO codes.
This library helps with the mapping of country names to their respective two or three letter codes. The idea is to incorporate common names for countries, and even some limited misspellings, as they occur in source data.
There is also support for fuzzy matching, which uses a heuristic based on Levenshtein distance.
import countrynames assert 'DE' == countrynames.to_code('Germany') assert 'DE' == countrynames.to_code('Bundesrepublik Deutschland') assert 'DE' == countrynames.to_code('Bundesrepublik Deutschlan', fuzzy=True) assert 'DE' == countrynames.to_code('DE') assert 'DEU' == countrynames.to_code_3('Germany')
Non-standard country codes
EUU- European Union
For some dissolved countries (e.g.
SUHH for Soviet Union) and sub-regions
GB-SCT for Scotland) special codes are defined and returned from both
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Copyright (c) 2016 Friedrich Lindenberg
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