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# How to split a list into N parts of approximately equal length with Python?

Sometimes, we want to split a list into N parts of approximately equal length with Python.

In this article, we’ll look at how to split a list into N parts of approximately equal length with Python.

### How to split a list into N parts of approximately equal length with Python?

To split a list into N parts of approximately equal length with Python, we can use list comprehension.

For instance, we write:

``````def chunkify(lst, n):
return [lst[i::n] for i in range(n)]

chunks = chunkify(list(range(13)), 3)
print(chunks)
``````

We define the `chunkify` function to split the `lst` list into `n` chunks.

To do this, we use list comprehension to return slices of `list` with from index `i` to the end with `n` items in each chunk.

Then we call `chunkify` with the `list(range(13))` list and 3 to divide the list into 3 chunks.

Therefore, `chunks` is `[[0, 3, 6, 9, 12], [1, 4, 7, 10], [2, 5, 8, 11]]`.

### Conclusion

To split a list into N parts of approximately equal length with Python, we can use list comprehension.

## By John Au-Yeung

Web developer specializing in React, Vue, and front end development.