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date-extractor

date-extractor helps you extract dates from text

Installation

pip3 install date-extractor

Use

from date_extractor import extract_dates

text = "I arrived in that city on January 4, 1937"
dates = extract_dates(text)
# [datetime.datetime(1937, 1, 4, 0, 0, tzinfo=<UTC>)]

Date extractor also works on dates with hours, minutes and seconds:

from date_extractor import extract_date

date = extract_date("2018-06-07 16:31:54")
# datetime.datetime(2018, 6, 7, 16, 31, 54, tzinfo=<UTC>)

Returning Precision

from date_extractor import extract_date

text = "I arrived in that city in 1937"
date, precision = extract_date(text, return_precision=True)
# precision = 'year'

Features

Languages Supported
Arabic
Chinese (incl. Taiwan)
English
French
Sorani (Kurdish)
Turkish

Testing

To test the package run

python3 -m unittest date_extractor.tests.test

Support

Contact Daniel Dufour at daniel.j.dufour@gmail.com