How to Limit Result of a Query in Python MongoDB


In this example, we will learn how to limit the result of a query using the limit() method in Python MongoDB.

Source Code

from pymongo import MongoClient

client = MongoClient("localhost", 27017)
db = client["mydatabase"]
collection = db["us_state"]

for x in collection.find().limit(4):
    print(x)

Output:

{'_id': 1, 'State_name': 'Alabama', 'Abbreviation': 'AL', 'Capital': 'Montgomery', 'Total_area': 52420}
{'_id': 2, 'State_name': 'Alaska', 'Abbreviation': 'AK', 'Capital': 'Juneau', 'Total_area': 665384}
{'_id': 3, 'State_name': 'Arizona', 'Abbreviation': 'AZ', 'Capital': 'Phoenix', 'Total_area': 113990}
{'_id': 4, 'State_name': 'Arkansas', 'Abbreviation': 'AR', 'Capital': 'Little Rock', 'Total_area': 53179}
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