A GIS operation for converting street addresses into spatial data that can be displayed as features on a map, usually by referencing address information from a street segment data layer.

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Incorrect geocode of state for sync tables

My sync table looks like this: http://i.imgur.com/ZfDp1L7.png What should be Lebanon, Kanasas is being geocoded to the lat/lon of Lebanon, Kentucky. This has happened with other cities that have ...
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Does anyone know about a web client for GIS from the Vaadin framework?

Reviewing the universe of GIS tools on the Web, I see that several customers have already developed GIS on the Web, so the is no need to start from scratch. Now I have come across the Vaadin framework ...
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google geocoding api usage restrictions and other free api options

I would like to use the google geocoding api to geocode a few thousand addresses. I understand the daily limit for a free account is 2,500. I want to retrieve the coordinates and then map them in ...
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Permanent link to a Nominatim address?

I want to be able to link landmarks from a private database to their respective OSM representations (nodes, ways or relations). One of the approaches I have seen to get permanent-ish reliable link to ...
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Geocoding - looking to identify county from list of zipcodes

Using QGIS, how do I find county of an associated zipcode? I have zipcode for each point, however, I do not have a street address. I am hoping to aggregate my data to the county level using the ...
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Scripting Address Coder actions in ArcPy?

I am currently using ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop that comes with the "Address Coder" tool. This tool has some features that I need as part of my geocoding requirements: in specific, the option to append ...
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Update field the_geom name city in CartoDB?

With "update table set the_geom = cdb_latlng (lat , lon ) " I update the_geom field through latitude and longitude, but I also interested to know if there is any chance that instead of passing a ...
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Is there a service or db to download or convert Postal Codes to Geo-Shapes / Polygons? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a service that converts Postal Code of Major European Cities to Geo Shapes (List of Lat/Lng) pairs like when you go to Google Maps and type for examples 10557 Berlin, and it draws ...
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What is the name of the 3 word address system?

I remember this system(website) from a couple of years ago, but I don't remember the name. But the general idea is that you could identify any location on the earth with 3 words. IIRC, there was no ...
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Can the correct TIGER Line Id be returned for an address from the PostGIS Tiger Geocoder?

After reviewing the PostGIS Tiger Geocoder documentation, I don't see a method of returning the TIGER Line Id for the address. I would assume this is information is available internally as part of ...
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georeference at CartoDB

If I georeference New York (I do not have a country column) it only finds New York in the UK. This happens to a lot of other cities. What can I do to change that (except adding a country column)? Is ...
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Get addresses from TIGER geocoder in polygon

I have the TIGER geocoder installed, setup and working in POSTGIS. I also see the reverse geocoder lets me get an address from a point on the map. But now I want to provide a polygon and get all the ...
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How do I maintain a path to an address locator in ArcMap 10.3?

I have a series of maps that I use on a daily basis. Each map is for a different area of my city and each day I geocode a small number of points for each area. In one of the maps I have to add the ...
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Some cities refuse to georeference in CartoDB?

My dataset includes two columns, "City" and "Country." The cities are all major world cities, nothing obscure. All are georeferencing fine in CartoDB, except Rome, Italy, and Moscow, Russia. I've even ...
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Standard for geospatial CSV with either lat/lon or region encoding

I'm tasked with finding a standard for data providers to publish data that is linked to either points (lat/lons), postcodes, or local government areas (Australian term for councils). The data will be ...
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How to geocode automatically through ArcPy without runtime error?

How to geocode automatically through ArcPy? My code always runs into runtime error. # Import system modules import arcpy # Set local variables: address_table = "C:\Users\Sibo\Dropbox (MIT)\sibo\...
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Geocoding arcpy slow startup time

When scripting with arcpy.GeocodeAddress_geocoding (http://resources.arcgis.com/en/help/main/10.2/index.html#//002600000006000000), there's always a major lag to start up the geocoder. The issue here ...
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What are my options for geocoding a large dataset for free? [duplicate]

I'm a software engineer new to GIS and mapping systems. Recently I have been playing with ideas for applications built from the Center for Medicare/Medicaid Services 2012 cost dataset. It consists of ...
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Why would geocoding by street address have ~96% failure rate?

I attempted to use CartoDBs Geolocate By Street Address functionality. I used 3 columns: street address, City (Austin), and State (TX). I manually set the country to USA. Of the 30 rows, only two ...
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Can't filter in ArcGIS Online?

I have two layers in AGOL: a county boundary layer for Nevada I got from census.gov and geocoded points (which I dragged and dropped a CSV with addresses into AGOL). Going to each layer's options, ...
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Where can I find/buy Civic Address Data for all of Canada?

I work for a company that is looking to buy all the civic address data for Canada. I've been Googling around and I have yet to find a solution that is not pay per request. We need it so that it can ...
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How can I geocode CSV by postcode, using existing point data, in QGIS?

I have a very simple MapInfo workflow for geocoding a CSV file which contains UK postcodes, based on an SQL select query referring to point data for postcodes. This is simple. Using Mapinfo open the ...
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Geocoding German Gemeindeschlüssel?

Do you know a source where I can get a table for geocoding the numbers from German "Amtlicher Gemeindeschlüssel" (http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amtlicher_Gemeindeschl%C3%BCssel)?
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How/Where to get reverse geocodes up to 5 decimal points precision for offline use?

I would like to have a simple text file(s) with following reverse geo-codes information for all the countries (i.e. world): Coordinates -- Address e.g. 12.96779, 77.65306 -- #7, Jeevan Bima ...
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Geocoding adresses under privacy concerns

I have a database of home addresses and service locations. People drive to the service locations. I'd like to create a map with transparent colored circles indicating the average drive times people ...
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Calculating Distances Between Geometry Columns of Differing SRIDs

I am attempting a relatively simple task but have been running into trouble. I have two tables, one which has lat and lon points which were geocoded using google (SRID 3857) and another table which ...
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QGIS - Geocoding addresses to coordinates

I've got an Excel file which includes known locations with their exact address (street, house number, city, state). This Excel file does not have a geographical column. Also, I have a .shp file inside ...
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France, georeferencing with postal codes not working in CartoDB

CartoDB is not georeferencing many of my locations in France. I am using postal codes, and specifying all of them are in France. CartoDB is able to georeference only about half of them. Any ideas?
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Convert Zip+4 to Lat-Long

I have a need to convert about 1 million Zip+4 records to Latitude/Longitude for mapping but cannot find anything that is granular enough in output. Is there an easy way to convert this information?
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openlayer extend to google bounds

Could you please help me to convert openlayer (srid 3943) extend to google bounds. I want to geocode from address in my map area so i do this : var googleProjection = new OpenLayers.Projection("...
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Analysing and Working with a Bilateral Matrix Table in a GIS

I have a bilateral matrix table of global remittances for year 2012 from World bank where the columns contain remittance-sending country and row is the Remittance-receiving country. I want to map ...
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API to find polygon for cities and administrative boundaries in India

I am new to GIS and learning basics by going through various forums. I am looking for a way to get polygon coordinates for any place (city, 2nd/3rd order administrative division) in India. I started ...
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Geocoding Crime Dataset with Block Number only

I'm trying to geocode a list of crime statistics that include block-only addresses i.e.: 1900 BLOCK GRAND AVENUE 700 BLOCK REED AVENUE 3000 BLOCK MISSION BOULEVARD and a couple thousand more for ...
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How to Have Geocoding Service Return Results from Partial Street Name Input?

Currently we have an address geocoding service published to ArcGIS Server that is being utilized by an ArcGIS Viewer for Flex application. The service works just fine, but the end users would like ...
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Is is possible to geocode a block?

The address table that I am trying to geocode does not have specific addresses; rather, it has blocks (e.g. 200 Block FIRESTONE LN). Is it possible for me to still geocode the table? I can't just open ...
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Geocoding using OSM data

I'm working on a geocoding project using the plugin in MMQGIS QGis, and I want to use OpenStreetMap data in this project. I have already downloaded the data of my country and I converted to .CSV files,...
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“No rows were georeferenced” error in CartoDB

I am trying to geolocate my data by the city name and country, but receive an error: No rows were georeferenced It seems that some of your rows didn't finish successfully. Perhaps these rows ...
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Is there a way to include an autocomplete search bar that does not point back to your data in CartoDB?

I would like to include an autocomplete search bar that uses google maps api or bing maps geocoder, etc. Is there an easy way to integrate this with cartodb's search box? // add search bar to map ...
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Is there a way to autocorrect miss-spelled cities for geocoding?

I could not geocode a subset of my dataset (around 140,000 observations) which contains full postal addresses from Germany, i.e. zip code, city and street. Apparently, the geocoder failed to convert ...
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simple georef not working in CartoDB

I'm trying to georeference a table by administrative region, but none of my rows are referencing. I have the country name (listed as my 'jurisdiction' column) but no dice. I can't figure out what ...
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gxp_googlegeocoder add to default geoexplorer viewer

I have an opengeo 4.1 running on my webserver (windows). I use the default geoexplorer viewer to share my maps and I am very happy with all the default functions, however I would like to add the ...
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ArcGIS 10.3 geocoder

I recently upgraded, desktop, server, engine and SDE to 10.3, and of course had to upgrade some other features and extensions. It seems that now that I've upgraded to 10.3 my new 10.3 geocoders will ...
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Faster way to “geocode” on unique ID?

I've inherited some scripts that (to my mind) "abuse" geocoding to position points based on a LocationID field. As the name implies, this field is a unique ID that really doesn't need to be "fuzzy ...
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Geocoding accuracy of Google Maps vs Tiger

I recently compared result of US Census Geocoder(http://geocoding.geo.census.gov/geocoder/) with that of Google Maps. For any given address both of them are giving different set of lat, lon. Why there ...
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Loading a specific county dataset in PostGIS

I want to load a specific county dataset in PostGIS. I can load a state script using: SELECT loader_generate_script(ARRAY['CA'], 'linux'); However, I want to load dataset only for Los Angeles County ...
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Combine Shapefile with address information

I downloaded a UTM32 shapefile (.cpg, .dbf, .prj, .shp, .shx file, where other available georeferences are GK3 and TM32) that shows the exclusive division of Germany in its municipalities. Above, I ...
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Slovenian Municipalities - right spelling

I'm working on Slovenian Municipalities. Matching them with georeferencing only hits around 80 pct. I have then tried MunicipalityId, but it doesn't work at all. Where can I get the list of names on ...
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Limit Nominatim results tp specific country

I want to limit the search in Nominatim to a specific country and was trying this code: mapPanel = new GeoExt.MapPanel({ border: true, region: "center", map: map, zoom: 7, layers:...
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CartoDB only georeferences half of my table

I imported a CSV file into CartoDB, with over a million points, all with a clear (and correct) latitude and longitude. For many of the collected data points the georeference column says ‘null’, while ...