Insert in Python – Inserting Elements into a List

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In this post, you will learn how to insert an element into a list in a specific location.

Insert in Python –

To insert an element in any position in a list we use the insert method.

Syntax of Insert –

list.insert(index, element)

Index – this is the index of the element before which you want to insert the element

element – The element that you want to insert.

In [4]: fruits = ['Banana','Apple','Orange']

Here we have a fruit list. Now let’s say that you want to insert Mango at the beginning of the list. To do so you have to write

In [5]: fruits.insert(0, 'Mango')

In [6]: fruits
Out[6]: ['Mango', 'Banana', 'Apple', 'Orange']

And if you want to insert Grapes ahead of Apple.

In [7]: fruits.insert(2, 'Grapes')

In [8]: fruits
Out[8]: ['Mango', 'Banana', 'Grapes', 'Apple', 'Orange']

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