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Python: Get the depth of a dictionary

Python Dictionary: Exercise - 54 with Solution

Write a Python program to get the depth of a dictionary.

Sample Solution:-

Python Code:

def dict_depth(d):
    if isinstance(d, dict):
        return 1 + (max(map(dict_depth, d.values())) if d else 0)
    return 0
dic = {'a':1, 'b': {'c': {'d': {}}}}
print(dict_depth(dic))

Sample Output:

4

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Flowchart: Get the depth of a dictionary

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