US State Names and Capitals

US state names and capitals.

Usage

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

table()

Returns an object mapping US state names to state capitals.

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

Examples

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

var tbl = table();

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

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

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

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

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

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

CLI

Usage

Usage: us-states-names-capitals [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-names-capitals
state,capital
Alabama,Montgomery
Alaska,Juneau
Arizona,Phoenix
...

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.