001/*
002 * Copyright 2017 Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)
003 *
004 * Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
005 * you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
006 * You may obtain a copy of the License at
007 *
008 *     http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0
009 *
010 * Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
011 * distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
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015 */
016package org.gbif.api.vocabulary;
017
018import org.gbif.api.util.VocabularyUtils;
019
020/**
021 * Enumeration for all GBIF's regions.
022 */
023public enum GbifRegion {
024
025  AFRICA,
026  ASIA,
027  EUROPE,
028  NORTH_AMERICA,
029  OCEANIA,
030  LATIN_AMERICA,
031  /**
032   * Antarctica and adjacent islands.
033   */
034  ANTARCTICA;
035
036  /**
037   * @param region GBIF's region name
038   *
039   * @return the matching GBIF region or null
040   */
041  public static GbifRegion fromString(String region) {
042    return VocabularyUtils.lookupEnum(region, GbifRegion.class);
043  }
044
045}