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Where can I find a list of country codes and names that paypal allows payments to be made from?
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Well it could depend on what country you are in but Country Codes might help.
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by:Ray Paseur
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Check this page.
https://www.paypal.com/worldwide/

You may be able to modify the class below to suit your needs.

Best regards, ~Ray
<?php // RAY_country_codes.php
error_reporting(E_ALL);
 
class CountryNames
{
 
// DECLARE THE VARIABLES
private $can; // COUNTRY ABBREVIATIONS POINT TO NAMES
private $cna; // COUNTRY NAMES POINT TO ABBREVIATIONS
 
// DECLARE THE CONSTRUCTOR TO LOAD THE ARRAY
function __construct()
{
	if (!isset($can))
	{
		$can = array();
		$this->can["af"] = "Afghanistan";
		$this->can["ax"] = "&Aring;land Islands";
		$this->can["al"] = "Albania";
		$this->can["dz"] = "Algeria";
		$this->can["as"] = "American Samoa";
		$this->can["ad"] = "Andorra";
		$this->can["ao"] = "Angola";
		$this->can["al"] = "Anguilla";
		$this->can["ag"] = "Antigua and Barbuda";
		$this->can["ar"] = "Argentina";
		$this->can["am"] = "Armenia";
		$this->can["aw"] = "Aruba";
		$this->can["au"] = "Australia";
		$this->can["at"] = "Austria";
		$this->can["az"] = "Azerbaijan";
		$this->can["bs"] = "Bahamas";
		$this->can["bh"] = "Bahrain";
		$this->can["bd"] = "Bangladesh";
		$this->can["bb"] = "Barbados";
		$this->can["by"] = "Belarus";
		$this->can["be"] = "Belgium";
		$this->can["bz"] = "Belize";
		$this->can["bj"] = "Benin";
		$this->can["bm"] = "Bermuda";
		$this->can["bt"] = "Bhutan";
		$this->can["bo"] = "Bolivia";
		$this->can["ba"] = "Bosnia and Herzegovina";
		$this->can["bw"] = "Botswana";
		$this->can["bv"] = "Bouvet Island";
		$this->can["br"] = "Brazil";
		$this->can["io"] = "British Indian Ocean territory";
		$this->can["bn"] = "Brunei Darussalam";
		$this->can["bg"] = "Bulgaria";
		$this->can["bf"] = "Burkina Aso";
		$this->can["bi"] = "Burundi";
		$this->can["kh"] = "Cambodia";
		$this->can["cm"] = "Cameroon";
		$this->can["ca"] = "Canada";
		$this->can["bs"] = "Cape Verde";
		$this->can["cv"] = "Cayman Islands";
		$this->can["cf"] = "Central African Republic";
		$this->can["td"] = "Chad";
		$this->can["cl"] = "Chile";
		$this->can["cn"] = "China";
		$this->can["cx"] = "Christmas Island";
		$this->can["cc"] = "Cocos (Keeling) Islands";
		$this->can["co"] = "Colombia";
		$this->can["km"] = "Comoros";
		$this->can["cg"] = "Congo";
		$this->can["cd"] = "Congo, Democratic Republic";
		$this->can["ck"] = "Cook Islands";
		$this->can["cr"] = "Costa Rica";
		$this->can["ci"] = "C&ocirc;te d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)";
		$this->can["hr"] = "Croatia (Hrvatska)";
		$this->can["cu"] = "Cuba";
		$this->can["cy"] = "Cyprus";
		$this->can["cz"] = "Czech Republic";
		$this->can["dk"] = "Denmark";
		$this->can["dj"] = "Djibouti";
		$this->can["dm"] = "Dominica";
		$this->can["do"] = "Dominican Republic";
		$this->can["ec"] = "Ecuador";
		$this->can["eg"] = "Egypt";
		$this->can["sv"] = "El Salvador";
		$this->can["gq"] = "Equatorial Guinea";
		$this->can["er"] = "Eritrea";
		$this->can["ee"] = "Estonia";
		$this->can["et"] = "Ethiopia";
		$this->can["fk"] = "Falkland Islands";
		$this->can["fo"] = "Faroe Islands";
		$this->can["fj"] = "Fiji";
		$this->can["fi"] = "Finland";
		$this->can["fr"] = "France";
		$this->can["pf"] = "French Polynesia";
		$this->can["tf"] = "French Southern Territories";
		$this->can["ga"] = "Gabon";
		$this->can["gm"] = "Gambia";
		$this->can["ge"] = "Georgia";
		$this->can["de"] = "Germany";
		$this->can["gh"] = "Ghana";
		$this->can["gl"] = "Gibraltar";
		$this->can["gr"] = "Greece";
		$this->can["gl"] = "Greenland";
		$this->can["gd"] = "Grenada";
		$this->can["gp"] = "Guadeloupe";
		$this->can["gu"] = "Guam";
		$this->can["gt"] = "Guatemala";
		$this->can["gn"] = "Guinea";
		$this->can["gw"] = "Guinea-Bissau";
		$this->can["gy"] = "Guyana";
		$this->can["ht"] = "Haiti";
		$this->can["hm"] = "Heard and McDonald Islands";
		$this->can["va"] = "Honduras";
		$this->can["hk"] = "Hong Kong";
		$this->can["hu"] = "Hungary";
		$this->can["is"] = "Iceland";
		$this->can["in"] = "India";
		$this->can["id"] = "Indonesia";
		$this->can["ir"] = "Iran";
		$this->can["iq"] = "Iraq";
		$this->can["ie"] = "Ireland";
		$this->can["il"] = "Israel";
		$this->can["it"] = "Italy";
		$this->can["jm"] = "Jamaica";
		$this->can["jp"] = "Japan";
		$this->can["jo"] = "Jordan";
		$this->can["kz"] = "Kazakhstan";
		$this->can["ke"] = "Kenya";
		$this->can["ki"] = "Kiribati";
		$this->can["kp"] = "Korea (north)";
		$this->can["kr"] = "Korea (south)";
		$this->can["kw"] = "Kuwait";
		$this->can["kg"] = "Kyrgyzstan";
		$this->can["la"] = "Lao People's Democratic Republic";
		$this->can["lv"] = "Latvia";
		$this->can["lb"] = "Lebanon";
		$this->can["ls"] = "Lesotho";
		$this->can["lr"] = "Liberia";
		$this->can["ly"] = "Libyan Arab Jamahiriya";
		$this->can["li"] = "Liechtenstein";
		$this->can["lt"] = "Lithuania";
		$this->can["lu"] = "Luxembourg";
		$this->can["mo"] = ">Macao";
		$this->can["mk"] = "Macedonia (FYROM)";
		$this->can["mg"] = "Madagascar";
		$this->can["mw"] = "Malawi";
		$this->can["my"] = "Malaysia";
		$this->can["mv"] = "Maldives";
		$this->can["ml"] = "Mali";
		$this->can["mt"] = "Malta";
		$this->can["mh"] = "Marshall Islands";
		$this->can["mq"] = "Martinique";
		$this->can["mr"] = "Mauritania";
		$this->can["mu"] = "Mauritius";
		$this->can["yt"] = "Mayotte";
		$this->can["mx"] = "Mexico";
		$this->can["fm"] = "Micronesia";
		$this->can["md"] = "Moldova";
		$this->can["mc"] = "Monaco";
		$this->can["mn"] = "Mongolia";
		$this->can["ms"] = "Montserrat";
		$this->can["ma"] = "Morocco";
		$this->can["mz"] = "Mozambique";
		$this->can["mm"] = "Myanmar";
		$this->can["na"] = "Namibia";
		$this->can["nr"] = "Nauru";
		$this->can["np"] = "Nepal";
		$this->can["nl"] = "Netherlands";
		$this->can["an"] = "Netherlands Antilles";
		$this->can["nc"] = "New Caledonia";
		$this->can["nz"] = "New Zealand";
		$this->can["ni"] = "Nicaragua";
		$this->can["ne"] = "Niger";
		$this->can["ng"] = "Nigeria";
		$this->can["nu"] = "Niue";
		$this->can["nf"] = "Norfolk Island";
		$this->can["mp"] = "Northern Mariana Islands";
		$this->can["no"] = "Norway";
		$this->can["om"] = "Oman";
		$this->can["pk"] = "Pakistan";
		$this->can["pw"] = "Palau";
		$this->can["ps"] = "Palestinian Territories";
		$this->can["pa"] = "Panama";
		$this->can["pg"] = "Papua New Guinea";
		$this->can["py"] = "Paraguay";
		$this->can["pe"] = "Peru";
		$this->can["ph"] = "Philippines";
		$this->can["pn"] = "Pitcairn";
		$this->can["pl"] = "Poland";
		$this->can["pt"] = "Portugal";
		$this->can["pr"] = "Puerto Rico";
		$this->can["qa"] = "Qatar";
		$this->can["re"] = "R&eacute;union";
		$this->can["ro"] = "Romania";
		$this->can["ru"] = "Russian Federation";
		$this->can["rw"] = "Rwanda";
		$this->can["sh"] = "Saint Helena";
		$this->can["kn"] = "Saint Kitts and Nevis";
		$this->can["lc"] = "Saint Lucia";
		$this->can["pm"] = "Saint Pierre and Miquelon";
		$this->can["vc"] = "Saint Vincent and the Grenadines";
		$this->can["ws"] = "Samoa";
		$this->can["sm"] = "San Marino";
		$this->can["st"] = "Sao Tome and Principe";
		$this->can["sa"] = "Saudi Arabia";
		$this->can["sn"] = "Senegal";
		$this->can["cs"] = "Serbia and Montenegro";
		$this->can["sc"] = "Seychelles";
		$this->can["sl"] = "Sierra Leone";
		$this->can["sg"] = "Singapore";
		$this->can["sk"] = "Slovakia";
		$this->can["sl"] = "Slovenia";
		$this->can["sb"] = "Solomon Islands";
		$this->can["so"] = "Somalia";
		$this->can["za"] = "South Africa";
		$this->can["gs"] = "South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands";
		$this->can["es"] = "Spain";
		$this->can["lk"] = "Sri Lanka";
		$this->can["sd"] = "Sudan";
		$this->can["sr"] = "Suriname";
		$this->can["sj"] = "Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands";
		$this->can["sz"] = "Swaziland";
		$this->can["se"] = "Sweden";
		$this->can["ch"] = "Switzerland";
		$this->can["sy"] = "Syria";
		$this->can["tw"] = "Taiwan";
		$this->can["tj"] = "Tajikistan";
		$this->can["tz"] = "Tanzania";
		$this->can["th"] = "Thailand";
		$this->can["tg"] = "Togo";
		$this->can["tk"] = "Tokelau";
		$this->can["to"] = "Tonga";
		$this->can["tt"] = "Trinidad and Tobago";
		$this->can["tn"] = "Tunisia";
		$this->can["tr"] = "Turkey";
		$this->can["tm"] = "Turkmenistan";
		$this->can["tc"] = "Turks and Caicos Islands";
		$this->can["tv"] = "Tuvalu";
		$this->can["ug"] = "Uganda";
		$this->can["ua"] = "Ukraine";
		$this->can["ae"] = "United Arab Emirates";
		$this->can["gb"] = "United Kingdom";
		$this->can["us"] = "United States of America";
		$this->can["uy"] = "Uruguay";
		$this->can["uz"] = "Uzbekistan";
		$this->can["vu"] = "Vanuatu";
		$this->can["ve"] = "Venezuela";
		$this->can["vn"] = "Vietnam";
		$this->can["vg"] = "Virgin Islands (British)";
		$this->can["vi"] = "Virgin Islands (US)";
		$this->can["wf"] = "Wallis and Futuna Islands";
		$this->can["eh"] = "Western Sahara";
		$this->can["ye"] = "Yemen";
		$this->can["zm"] = "Zambia";
		$this->can["zw"] = "Zimbabwe";
	}
 
	if (!isset($this->cna))
	{
		$this->cna = array_flip($this->can);
	}
 
}
 
// FUNCTION TO GET NAME FROM ABBREVIATION
public function get_country_name($abbr)
{
	$abbr = strtolower($abbr);
	if (!isset($this->can["$abbr"])) return FALSE;
	return $this->can["$abbr"];
}
 
// FUNCTION TO GET ABBREVIATION FROM NAME
public function get_country_abbr($name)
{
	if (!isset($this->cna["$name"])) return FALSE;
	return strtoupper($this->cna["$name"]);
}
 
// END OF CLASS
}
 
// TEST DATA
echo "<pre>\n";
$ca   = new CountryNames;
$abbr = $ca->get_country_abbr("United States of America");
var_dump($abbr);
 
$name = $ca->get_country_name("GS");
var_dump($name);
 
$xerr = $ca->get_country_name("XX");
var_dump($xerr);
 
?>

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Amazing!  I never knew there were so many cities in Afghanistan.  thanks, ~Ray
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I went ahead and downloaded the entire dataset: 4260 rows. :)
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Might also be a useful reference:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_3166-1_alpha-2

Best, ~Ray
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