A Ruby library that provides ISO 3166-1 country codes/names and ISO 4217 currencies
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iso_country_codes

DESCRIPTION:

Provides ISO codes, names and currencies for countries.

FEATURES:

  • Search by name or code (alpha-2, alpha-3 or numeric)

SYNOPSIS:

# Finding an ISO code returns the country name and other code formats
code = IsoCountryCodes.find('au')
code.name    # => "Australia"
code.numeric # => "036"
code.alpha2  # => "AU"
code.alpha3  # => "AUS"

# Codes can be found via numeric, alpha-2 or alpha-3 format
IsoCountryCodes.find(36)
IsoCountryCodes.find('au')
IsoCountryCodes.find('aus')

# Codes can be found by country name
IsoCountryCodes.find('australia')

# Inexact matches can also be found
IsoCountryCodes.find('united', :fuzzy => true).name # => 'United Kingdom'

# Fetch a country's local currency
IsoCountryCodes.find('aus').currency # => "AUD"

INSTALL:

  • Via git:

    git clone git://github.com/alexrabarts/iso_country_codes.git
  • Via gem:

    gem install alexrabarts-iso_country_codes -s http://gems.github.com

LICENSE:

(The MIT License)

Copyright © 2008 Stateless Systems (statelesssystems.com)

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the 'Software'), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED 'AS IS', WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.