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This is a Go wrapper library around the API provided by Restcountries.


Just go with

go get

Example Usage

package main

import (

func main() {
    countries, err := gocountries.CountriesByName("italy")

    if err == nil {
        country := (countries)[0]
        fmt.Println(fmt.Sprintf("The capital of Italy is %s", country.Capital))


Please, feel free to contribute to this project.

The following branches are currently active:

  • master: this is the stable branch which reflects the latest release
  • develop: this is where the magic happens :)

Additionally, I'd suggest you to create a hotfix/ branch when contributing to this repo. Anyway, anything you like is fine, just try to be as descriptive as possible when choosing your branch names so that everything remains as readable as possible.

Thank you for your contributions in advance.


This library is provided with a MIT License.