The European Commission and the Eurostat generally uses ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 codes with two exceptions: EL (not GR) is used to represent Greece, and UK (not GB) is used to represent the United Kingdom. This function turns country codes into to ISO 3166-1 alpha-2.

harmonize_country_code(x)

Arguments

x

A character or a factor vector of eurostat countycodes.

Value

a vector.

Examples

# NOT RUN { lp <- get_eurostat("nama_aux_lp") lp$geo <- harmonize_country_code(lp$geo) # }