How to add labels to plot in Matplotlib

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Adding labels will help your chart to become more understandable.

By adding the label="Column 1" parameter, we specify its label.

fig, axes = plt.subplots(1,1, figsize=(8,6))

# Here the label parameter will define the label
axes.plot(df.index, df["col1"], label="Column 1")

# The legend method will add the legend of labels to your plot

Adding labels

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