countrynames

Map country names to ISO 3166-1-alpha-2 country codes and back

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ISO 3166 Country Name / Code Mapper in Javascript

Uses the data in http://www.iso.org/iso/country_names_and_code_elements_txt to map from country codes to country names and vice versa. Also provides lists of all names and codes.

Installation

npm install countrynames

Tests

npm test

API Overview

exports.getCode(English:String)

Get a country code for a country name. Case-insensitive.

Examples:

// Returns 'CH'
countrynames.getCode('Switzerland')
// Returns 'BB'
countrynames.getCode('BarbaDOS')

exports.getName(Two-letter:String)

Get a country name for a country code. Case-insensitive.

Examples:

// Returns 'TONGA'
countrynames.getCode('TO')
// Returns 'RÉUNION'
countrynames.getCode('re')

exports.getAllCodes()

Get a country name for a country code. Case-insensitive.

Example:

// Returns an array ["AD", ... "ZW"]
countrynames.getAllCodes();

exports.getAllNames()

Get a country name for a country code. Case-insensitive.

Example:

// Returns an array ["AFGHANISTAN", ... "ZIMBABWE", "ÅLAND ISLANDS"]
countrynames.getAllCodes();

License

MIT

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