sqlparse is a non-validating SQL parser for Python. It provides support for parsing, splitting and formatting SQL statements.

The module is compatible with Python 2.7 and Python 3 (>= 3.3) and released under the terms of the New BSD license.

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$ pip install sqlparse
$ python
>>> import sqlparse
>>> print(sqlparse.format('select * from foo', reindent=True))
select *
from foo
>>> parsed = sqlparse.parse('select * from foo')[0]
>>> parsed.tokens
[<DML 'select' at 0x7f22c5e15368>, <Whitespace ' ' at 0x7f22c5e153b0>, <Wildcard '*']