countrySynonyms: Synonyms of country names for each ISO 3 letter country code...

Description Format Details Source Examples

Description

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

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

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.

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

Examples

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