countrySynonyms

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Synonyms of country names for each ISO 3 letter country code to enable conversion.

contains a variable number of synonyms (mostly English language) for each country

Keywords
datasets
Details

This is used by joinCountryData2Map() when country names are used as the joinCode. Note that using ISO codes is preferable if they are available.

Format

A data frame with 281 observations on the following 10 variables.

ID
a numeric vector
ISO3
ISO 3 letter country code
name1
country name - most common
name2
country name - alternative
name3
country name - alternative
name4
country name - alternative
name5
country name - alternative
name6
country name - alternative
name7
country name - alternative
name8
country name - alternative

Source

This was derived and used with permission from the Perl Locale package. Locale::Codes::Country_Codes. Thanks to Sullivan Beck for pulling this together. Data sources are acknowledged here : http://search.cpan.org/~sbeck/Locale-Codes-3.23/lib/Locale/Codes/Country.pod

Aliases
  • countrySynonyms
Examples

data(countrySynonyms)


Documentation reproduced from package rworldmap, version 1.3-6, License: GPL (>= 2)

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