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CountryTo3ACode(country)

Last updated March 5, 2010

author

Will Swain

Version: 1 | Requires: CF5 | Library: StrLib

Description:
Takes a Country (i.e. United Kingdom) and returns the 3 letter ISO Country Name (i.e. GBR).

Return Values:
Returns a string.

Example:

<cfset Name ="UNITED KINGDOM">

<CFOUTPUT>
#Name# = #CountryTo3ACode(Name)#
</CFOUTPUT>

Parameters:

Name Description Required
country The name of the country. Yes

Full UDF Source:

/**
 * Takes a Country (i.e. United Kingdom) and returns the 3 letter ISO Country Name (i.e. GBR).
 * 
 * @param country 	 The name of the country. (Required)
 * @return Returns a string. 
 * @author Will Swain (will@hothorse.com) 
 * @version 1, March 5, 2010 
 */
function CountryTo3ACode(country) {
  var countries = "AFGHANISTAN,ALBANIA,ALGERIA,AMERICAN SAMOA,ANDORRA,ANGOLA,ANGUILLA,ANTARCTICA,ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA,ARGENTINA,ARMENIA,ARUBA,AUSTRALIA,AUSTRIA,AZERBAIJAN,BAHAMAS,BAHRAIN,BANGLADESH,BARBADOS,BELARUS,BELGIUM,BELIZE,BENIN,BERMUDA,BHUTAN,BOLIVIA,BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA,BOTSWANA,BOUVET ISLAND,BRAZIL,BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN TERRITORY,BRUNEI DARUSSALAM,BULGARIA,BURKINA FASO,BURUNDI,CAMBODIA,CAMEROON,CANADA,CAPE VERDE,CAYMAN ISLANDS,CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC,CHAD,CHILE,CHINA,CHRISTMAS ISLAND,COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS,COLOMBIA,COMOROS,CONGO,THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO,COOK ISLANDS,COSTA RICA,CÔTE D'IVOIRE,CROATIA,CUBA,CYPRUS,CZECH REPUBLIC,DENMARK,DJIBOUTI,DOMINICA,DOMINICAN REPUBLIC,EAST TIMOR,ECUADOR,EGYPT,EL SALVADOR,EQUATORIAL GUINEA,ERITREA,ESTONIA,ETHIOPIA,FALKLAND ISLANDS (MALVINAS),FAROE ISLANDS,FIJI,FINLAND,FRANCE,FRENCH GUIANA,FRENCH POLYNESIA,FRENCH SOUTHERN TERRITORIES,GABON,GAMBIA,GEORGIA,GERMANY,GHANA,GIBRALTAR,GREECE,GREENLAND,GRENADA,GUADELOUPE,GUAM,GUATEMALA,GUINEA,GUINEA-BISSAU,GUYANA,HAITI,HEARD ISLAND AND MCDONALD ISLANDS,HOLY SEE (VATICAN CITY STATE),HONDURAS,HONG KONG,HUNGARY,ICELAND,INDIA,INDONESIA,ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN,IRAQ,IRELAND,ISRAEL,ITALY,JAMAICA,JAPAN,JORDAN,KAZAKSTAN,KENYA,KIRIBATI,DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF KOREA,REPUBLIC OF KOREA,KUWAIT,KYRGYZSTAN,LAO PEOPLE'S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC,LATVIA,LEBANON,LESOTHO,LIBERIA,LIBYAN ARAB JAMAHIRIYA,LIECHTENSTEIN,LITHUANIA,LUXEMBOURG,MACAU,THE FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA,MADAGASCAR,MALAWI,MALAYSIA,MALDIVES,MALI,MALTA,MARSHALL ISLANDS,MARTINIQUE,MAURITANIA,MAURITIUS,MAYOTTE,MEXICO,FEDERATED STATES OF MICRONESIA,REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA,MONACO,MONGOLIA,MONTSERRAT,MOROCCO,MOZAMBIQUE,MYANMAR,NAMIBIA,NAURU,NEPAL,NETHERLANDS,NETHERLANDS ANTILLES,NEW CALEDONIA,NEW ZEALAND,NICARAGUA,NIGER,NIGERIA,NIUE,NORFOLK ISLAND,NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS,NORWAY,OMAN,PAKISTAN,PALAU,OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORY,PANAMA,PAPUA NEW GUINEA,PARAGUAY,PERU,PHILIPPINES,PITCAIRN,POLAND,PORTUGAL,PUERTO RICO,QATAR,RÉUNION,ROMANIA,RUSSIAN FEDERATION,RWANDA,SAINT HELENA,SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS,SAINT LUCIA,SAINT PIERRE AND MIQUELON,SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES,SAMOA,SAN MARINO,SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE,SAUDI ARABIA,SENEGAL,SEYCHELLES,SIERRA LEONE,SINGAPORE,SLOVAKIA,SLOVENIA,SOLOMON ISLANDS,SOMALIA,SOUTH AFRICA,SOUTH GEORGIA AND THE SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS,SPAIN,SRI LANKA,SUDAN,SURINAME,SVALBARD AND JAN MAYEN,SWAZILAND,SWEDEN,SWITZERLAND,SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC,TAIWAN PROVINCE OF CHINA,TAJIKISTAN,UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA,THAILAND,TOGO,TOKELAU,TONGA,TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO,TUNISIA,TURKEY,TURKMENISTAN,TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS,TUVALU,UGANDA,UKRAINE,UNITED ARAB EMIRATES,UNITED KINGDOM,UNITED STATES,UNITED STATES MINOR OUTLYING ISLANDS,URUGUAY,UZBEKISTAN,VANUATU,VENEZUELA,VIET NAM,BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS,U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS,WALLIS AND FUTUNA,WESTERN SAHARA,YEMEN,YUGOSLAVIA,ZAIRE,ZAMBIA,ZIMBABWE";
  var cCode ="AFG,ALB,DZA,ASM,AND,AGO,AIA,ATA,ATG,ARG,ARM,ABW,AUS,AUT,AZE,BHS,BHR,BGD,BRB,BLR,BEL,BLZ,BEN,BMU,BTN,BOL,BIH,BWA,BVT,BRA,IOT,BRN,BGR,BFA,  BDI,KHM,CMR,CAN,CPV,CYM,CAF,TCD,CHL,CHN,CXR,CCK,COL,COM,COG,COD,COK,CRI,CIV,HRV,CUB,CYP,CZE,DNK,DJI,DMA,DOM,TMP,ECU,EGY,SLV,GNQ,ERI,EST,ETH,FLK,FRO,FJI,FIN,FRA,GUF,PYF,ATF,GAB,GMB,GEO,DEU,GHA,GIB,GRC,GRL,GRD,GLP,GUM,GTM,GIN,GNB,GUY,HTI,HMD,VAT,HND,HKG,HUN,ISL,IND,IDN,IRN,IRQ,IRL,ISR,ITA,JAM,JPN,JOR,KAZ,KEN,KIR,PRK,KOR,KWT,KGZ,LAO,LVA,LBN,LSO,LBR,LBY,LIE,LTU,LUX,MAC,MKD,MDG,MWI,MYS,MDV,MLI,MLT,MHL,MTQ,MRT,MUS,MYT,MEX,FSM,MDA,MCO,MNG,MSR,MAR,MOZ,MMR,NAM,NRU,NPL,NLD,ANT,NCL,NZL,NIC,NER,NGA,NIU,NFK,MNP,NOR,OMN,PAK,PLW,PSE,PAN,PNG,PRY,PER,PHL,PCN,POL,PRT,PRI,QAT,REU,ROM,RUS,RWA,SHN,KNA,LCA,SPM,VCT,WSM,SMR,STP,SAU,SEN,SYC,SLE,SGP,SVK,SVN,SLB,SOM,ZAF,SGS,ESP,LKA,SDN,SUR,SJM,SWZ,SWE,CHE,SYR,TWN,TJK,TZA,THA,TGO,TKL,TON,TTO,TUN,TUR,TKM,TCA,TUV,UGA,UKR,ARE,GBR,USA,UMI,URY,UZB,VUT,VEN,VNM,VGB,VIR,WLF,ESH,YEM,YUG,ZAR,ZMB,ZWE";

  if(listFindNoCase(countries,country))
	country=listGetAt(cCode,listFindNoCase(countries,country));
  return country;
}
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