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Self-contained ISO 3166-1 country definitions.

Project description

Authors:

Mike Spindel

Version:
2.1.1

ISO 3166-1 defines two-letter, three-letter, and three-digit country codes. python-iso3166 is a self-contained module that converts between these codes and the corresponding country name.

Installation

$ pip install iso3166

Usage

Country details

>>> from iso3166 import countries
>>>
>>> countries.get('us')
Country(name='United States', alpha2='US', alpha3='USA', numeric='840')
>>> countries.get('ala')
Country(name='Åland Islands', alpha2='AX', alpha3='ALA', numeric='248')
>>> countries.get(8)
Country(name='Albania', alpha2='AL', alpha3='ALB', numeric='008')

Country lists and indexes

>>> from iso3166 import countries

>>> for c in countries:
       print(c)
>>> Country(name='Afghanistan', alpha2='AF', alpha3='AFG', numeric='004')
Country(name='Åland Islands', alpha2='AX', alpha3='ALA', numeric='248')
Country(name='Albania', alpha2='AL', alpha3='ALB', numeric='008')
Country(name='Algeria', alpha2='DZ', alpha3='DZA', numeric='012')
>>> import iso3166

>>> iso3166.countries_by_name
>>> {'AFGHANISTAN': Country(name='Afghanistan', alpha2='AF', alpha3='AFG', numeric='004'),
'ALBANIA': Country(name='Albania', alpha2='AL', alpha3='ALB', numeric='008'),
'ALGERIA': Country(name='Algeria', alpha2='DZ', alpha3='DZA', numeric='012'),
...

>>> iso3166.countries_by_numeric
>>> {'004': Country(name='Afghanistan', alpha2='AF', alpha3='AFG', numeric='004'),
'008': Country(name='Albania', alpha2='AL', alpha3='ALB', numeric='008'),
'010': Country(name='Antarctica', alpha2='AQ', alpha3='ATA', numeric='010'),
...

>>> iso3166.countries_by_alpha2
>>> {'AD': Country(name='Andorra', alpha2='AD', alpha3='AND', numeric='020'),
'AE': Country(name='United Arab Emirates', alpha2='AE', alpha3='ARE', numeric='784'),
'AF': Country(name='Afghanistan', alpha2='AF', alpha3='AFG', numeric='004'),
...

>>> iso3166.countries_by_alpha3
>>> {'ABW': Country(name='Aruba', alpha2='AW', alpha3='ABW', numeric='533'),
'AFG': Country(name='Afghanistan', alpha2='AF', alpha3='AFG', numeric='004'),
'AGO': Country(name='Angola', alpha2='AO', alpha3='AGO', numeric='024'),
...

Changes

2.1.1 - July 11, 2022

  • Move install metadata from setup.py to setup.cfg

  • Add py.typed to source distribution

2.1.0 - July 11, 2022

  • Updated entries

    • “Turkey” changed to “Türkiye”

2.0.2 - Sep 20, 2021

  • Add the py.typed marker file in accordance with PEP 561

2.0.1 - Sep 14, 2021

  • Add python_requires to setup.py

2.0.0 - Sep 14, 2021

  • Add type hints throughout codebase (thanks blokje!)

  • Drop support for Python versions prior to 3.6

1.0.1 - Dec 13, 2019

  • Include test files in source distribution (thanks pmosetc!)

  • Added all Python 3 versions to tox.ini and supported list

1.0 - March 19, 2018

  • Updated entries

    • “Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of” changed to “North Macedonia” (effective 2019-03-13)

    • Added numeric code 983 for Kosovo to mirror usage by the National Statistical Office of Canada (thanks betaboon!)

0.9 - July 21, 2018

  • Updated entries

    • New entry for Kosovo (XK / XKX)

    • Swaziland changed to Eswatini (effective 2018-07-16)

0.8 - February 5, 2017

  • Updated entries

    • Czechia (changed 2016-09)

    • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (changed 2014-12)

0.7 - February 13, 2015

  • Added new attribute apolitical_name to Country. This field reflects the ISO short name but has unnecessarily inflammatory modifiers removed.

    Specifically: “Taiwan, Province of China” maps to “Taiwan” and “Palestine, State of” maps to “Palestine.”

  • Updated entries

    • Holy See (changed in 2014-12)

  • CountryLookup now raises KeyError when passed an unknown integer rather than AttributeError. (thanks unsignedint!)

0.6 - September 28, 2014

  • Updated entries
    • Cabo Verde (changed in 2013-11)

  • Documented the dictionaries used for looking up countries by alpha2, etc. (thanks brunetton!)

0.5 - February 13, 2014

  • Added __contains__ to CountryLookup (thanks tomako!)

  • Current through ISO newsletter VI-16
    • No changes needed

0.4 - February 14, 2013

  • Current through ISO newsletter VI-14

  • Updated entries
    • Palestine

0.3 - September 4, 2012

  • Current through ISO newsletter VI-13

  • Fix changes from 0.2 (thanks vincentfretin!):

    • Venezuela

    • Saint Helena

    • Bolivia

0.2 - March 26, 2012

  • Current through ISO newsletter VI-12

  • Added missing entry for Afghanistan

  • Updated entries

    • Bolivia (ISO Newsletter VI-6)

    • Libya (VI-11)

    • Saint Helena (VI-7)

    • Sudan (VI-10)

    • Venezuela (VI-5)

  • New entries:

    • Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (VI-8)

    • Curaçao (VI-8)

    • Sint Maarten (Dutch part) (VI-8)

    • South Sudan (VI-10)

  • Deleted entries:

    • Netherlands Antilles (VI-8)

0.1 - December 14, 2010

  • Initial release

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