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countryNameEnFr_FromCode ( countryCode ; language )

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François Goulet, Lizzy Logik Inc.
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Given a country's ISO2 name code and a language - "En" for English or "Fr" for French - the CF returns the country's name in the selected language.

Sample Input:
countryNameEnFr_FromISO2( "TZ" ; "EN") >
countryNameEnFr_FromISO2( "TZ" ; "FR") >
countryNameEnFr_FromISO2( "RO" ; "EN") >
countryNameEnFr_FromISO2( "RO" ; "FR") >
Sample Output:
Tanzania, United Republic of
Tanzanie, République unie de

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countryNameEnFr_FromISO2 ( countryISO2 ; language ) v.1
Ctredits: thanks to Geoff Wells, DataIsland Software LLC, for the inspiration provided by his "PositionValue" CF, which is integrated into this CF.

Given a country's ISO2 name code and a language -"EN" for English" or "FR" for French, the CF returns the Contry's name in the chosen language.

countryNameEnFr_FromISO2( "TZ" ; "EN") > Tanzania, United Republic of
countryNameEnFr_FromISO2( "TZ" ; "FR") > Tanzanie, République unie de
countryNameEnFr_FromISO2( "RO" ; "EN") > Romania
countryNameEnFr_FromISO2( "RO" ; "FR") > Roumanie

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