US State Capitals and Names

US state capitals and names.

Usage

var table = require( '@stdlib/datasets/us-states-capitals-names' );

table()

Returns an object mapping US state capitals to state names.

var t = table();
/* returns
    {
        'Montgomery': 'Alabama',
        'Juneau': 'Alaska',
        'Phoenix': 'Arizona',
        'Little Rock': 'Arkansas',
        'Sacramento': 'California',
        'Denver': 'Colorado',
        'Hartford': 'Connecticut',
        'Dover': 'Delaware',
        'Tallahassee': 'Florida',
        'Atlanta': 'Georgia',
        'Honolulu': 'Hawaii',
        'Boise': 'Idaho',
        'Springfield': 'Illinois',
        'Indianapolis': 'Indiana',
        'Des Moines': 'Iowa',
        'Topeka': 'Kansas',
        'Frankfort': 'Kentucky',
        'Baton Rouge': 'Louisiana',
        'Augusta': 'Maine',
        'Annapolis': 'Maryland',
        'Boston': 'Massachusetts',
        'Lansing': 'Michigan',
        'Saint Paul': 'Minnesota',
        'Jackson': 'Mississippi',
        'Jefferson City': 'Missouri',
        'Helena': 'Montana',
        'Lincoln': 'Nebraska',
        'Carson City': 'Nevada',
        'Concord': 'New Hampshire',
        'Trenton': 'New Jersey',
        'Santa Fe': 'New Mexico',
        'Albany': 'New York',
        'Raleigh': 'North Carolina',
        'Bismarck': 'North Dakota',
        'Columbus': 'Ohio',
        'Oklahoma City': 'Oklahoma',
        'Salem': 'Oregon',
        'Harrisburg': 'Pennsylvania',
        'Providence': 'Rhode Island',
        'Columbia': 'South Carolina',
        'Pierre': 'South Dakota',
        'Nashville': 'Tennessee',
        'Austin': 'Texas',
        'Salt Lake City': 'Utah',
        'Montpelier': 'Vermont',
        'Richmond': 'Virginia',
        'Olympia': 'Washington',
        'Charleston': 'West Virginia',
        'Madison': 'Wisconsin',
        'Cheyenne': 'Wyoming'
    }
*/

Examples

var capitalize = require( '@stdlib/string/capitalize' );
var table = require( '@stdlib/datasets/us-states-capitals-names' );

var tbl = table();

function getState( capital ) {
    var state;
    var parts;
    var i;

    // Ensure the first letter of each word comprising a capital is capitalized...
    parts = capital.split( ' ' );
    for ( i = 0; i < parts.length; i++ ) {
        parts[ i ] = capitalize( parts[ i ] );
    }
    // Get the state name:
    state = tbl[ parts.join( ' ' ) ];

    // Ensure a valid capital name was provided...
    if ( state === void 0 ) {
        throw new Error( 'unrecognized capital. Value: `' + capital + '`.' );
    }
    return state;
}

console.log( getState( 'Jefferson City' ) );
// => 'Missouri'

console.log( getState( 'Trenton' ) );
// => 'New Jersey'

console.log( getState( 'Sacramento' ) );
// => 'California'

CLI

Usage

Usage: us-states-capitals-names [options]

Options:

  -h,    --help                Print this message.
  -V,    --version             Print the package version.

Notes

  • Data is written to stdout as comma-separated values (CSV), where the first line is a header line.

Examples

$ us-states-capitals-names
capital,name
Montgomery,Alabama
Juneau,Alaska
Phoenix,Arizona
...

License

The data files (databases) are licensed under an Open Data Commons Public Domain Dedication & License 1.0 and their contents are licensed under Creative Commons Zero v1.0 Universal. The software is licensed under Apache License, Version 2.0.