Entity["type",name]

represents an entity of the specified type, identified by name.

Entity[cspec,name]

represents an entity from the computed class, specified by cspec.

Details

Examples

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Basic Examples  (2)

The entity of type "Country" representing the United States:

Find the population of the United States:

Use to specify an entity using natural language:

See the underlying structure of the entity:

Scope  (6)

The first argument of Entity can be something other than a string:

This entity represents all of the countries in Europe, where the population has been aggregated:

A list of entities within a given type can be found using EntityList:

For ambiguous entities, use the assumption mechanism (») to pick the desired alternative:

EntityValue can be used to find member "Entities" for a given entity type:

Canonical entity names can be found using CanonicalName:

Format names can be found using CommonName:

Properties of an Entity object can be obtained from Entity[]["property"]:

Properties & Relations  (1)

Interpreter often returns Entity objects:

Wolfram Research (2014), Entity, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Entity.html (updated 2019).

Text

Wolfram Research (2014), Entity, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Entity.html (updated 2019).

BibTeX

@misc{reference.wolfram_2020_entity, author="Wolfram Research", title="{Entity}", year="2019", howpublished="\url{https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Entity.html}", note=[Accessed: 23-January-2021 ]}

BibLaTeX

@online{reference.wolfram_2020_entity, organization={Wolfram Research}, title={Entity}, year={2019}, url={https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Entity.html}, note=[Accessed: 23-January-2021 ]}

CMS

Wolfram Language. 2014. "Entity." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research. Last Modified 2019. https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Entity.html.

APA

Wolfram Language. (2014). Entity. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Entity.html