plotly.figure_factory.create_choropleth() function in Python
Plotly library of Python can be very useful for data visualization and understanding the data simply and easily.
A Choropleth Map is a map composed of colored polygons. It is used to represent spatial variations of a quantity.
Syntax: plotly.figure_factory.create_choropleth(fips, values, scope=[‘usa’], binning_endpoints=None, colorscale=None, order=None, legend_title=”, **layout_options)
fips ((list)) – it describes the list of FIPS values which correspond to the con catination of state and county ids.
values ((list)) – These are the values that will determine how the counties are colored.
scope ((list)) – it describes the list of states and/or states abbreviations. Fits all states in the camera tightly.
binning_endpoints ((list)) – it describes the ascending numbers which implicitly define real number intervals which are used as bins.
colorscale ((list)) – it is a list of colors with length equal to the number of categories of colors.
Example: Choropleth a few counties in California