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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Full list of ISO ALPHA-2 and ISO ALPHA-3 country codes

I'm searching for a full list of countries with their country codes. Like on this page (need full and valid): http://www.nationsonline.org/oneworld/country_code_list.htm Thanks.
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can't geocode with PostGIS 2.1.1

I don't know where's the mistake... I am using the process from the PostGIS documentation (http://postgis.net/docs/manual-2.1/postgis_installation.html#loading_extras_tiger_geocoder) . I created a ...
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Look Up table from (Latitude,Longitude) to country, city etc. boundaries (Bounding Box)

I'm looking for "Standard" assume file (?) containing best practice used simple "approximately squared" boundaries of countries, major cities etc. The use case is getting (Lat,Lon) and perform look ...
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Linux geocoder program?

I run a portable Linux box with an open street map tile server to provide maps for amateur radio emergency communications using APRS. If needed to, I want a way to convert an address to a latitude ...
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Batch geocoding 1.5 million data points in SQL Server

I am currently attempting to batch geocode 1.5 million points that are stored in a sql database. The points are not very specific (ie only city, state points). I have used ArcGIS in the past but due ...
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Geocoding on OSM-shape files via elasticsearch

I want to get a geocoding system based on osm data and elasticsearch engine. I've tried some projects like komoot\photon, but, as I'm a really newbie in this, I stuck on preparing of the data for my ...
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PostGIS: How can I improve the response time for getting the routed distance between addresses?

I need the ability to calculate the driving distance between two addresses for possibly hundreds of thousands of records. I have decided on PostGIS because it can geocode and perform routing all in ...
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ArcGIS - Suggest returning result but find not finding result?

I have done a bit of searching but have not found anything like what I am seeing when using ArcGIS Rest API. My setup is pretty much what is suggested on the documentation... I make a call to the ...
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Geocoding addresses based on own reference data

I have a historical addresses dataset in form: |Name |Description | Where "Name" is a single field with house number, street name, city and country. I have digitised two georeferenced ...
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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 ...
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Assigning centerline address ranges

I've been given the task of assigning address ranges to a centerline feature class. I have all the data and I am just going street by street. My question: When assigning ranges, should I just enter ...
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Disambiguate messy place names in python (preferably on local machine)

I have list with several million place names that come from Flickr profiles. Users provided these placenames as free text, so they look like this: Roma, Italy Kennesaw, USA Saginaw, MI Rucker, ...
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Geocoding with xml response

I'm new to coding and I've set myself the task of geocoding some postcodes and addresses on a map. I've been going through the Arcgis javascript api and followed the geocode tutorials but now I want ...
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How to Geocode South African Addresses in ArcMap 10?

I have about 8,000 addresses to geocode in South Africa. I haven't been able to find an address locator in ArcMap that works (trying to use the 'world places' address locator in ArcMap 10 gives me a ...
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Nominatim address locator does't give longitude

I'm trying to geocode my addresses based on this tutorial: http://www.digital-geography.com/geocoding-addresses-in-arcgis-the-other-approach/#.VzMq_IR97Rb But Whenever I use Nominatim geocoder it ...
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Finding nearest point using point dataset using QGIS?

I have created Geocode for some area and I couldn't find accurate Geocode's for few address. so I want to find the nearest POI for non accurated locations using accurated geocodes as referece in QGIS. ...
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Geocoding: Match address is doubling up text

I'm geocoding some addresses, and using our address data as the locator service's reference. The oddest thing is happening, though, which I've never encountered. The 'Match Address' address is ...
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Geocoding a DBF table on ArcGIS 10.3

I am trying to geocode address onto a map in ArcGIS 10.3. The table is in dbf format and contains address, city, state, and zip. I have attempted going to ArcCatalog and adding an address locator. I ...
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How to append result to Geocoder text box using ArcGIS JavaScript API?

I want to append result of a custom search in a Geocoder text box in ArcGIS JavaScript API by overriding the default result. I have written the below code for this, but I am not getting a ...
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Is there a public API that can be accessed with Python and will geocode Points of Interests?

I recently downloaded tagged hospital data from OpenStreetMaps.org using the API. Some of the data have a 'node' tag which are attributed with a lat/long while other data are tagged as 'way' format ...
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Point file with addresses, geocode Polygons

I have a point file of stores in New York/New Jersey. The point file's attribute table has a field called addresses. I also have a building footprint polygon file with the outlines of buildings. Is ...
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Pick Address From Map tool won't work

I tried to ask this question before and I made a mess of it. I have edited the question to what I hope will be a more understandable form. Please help me if you can! We just installed Service Pack ...
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ArcGIS Address Locator Styles & Interpolation

I'm using ArcGIS 10.3 to build an address locator service based off an address point feature class. I want to use the Suggest operation to return possible addresses to an end user. However, I only ...
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Python Geocoder w3w

I am trying to use w3w API with this python geocoder correctly. http://geocoder.readthedocs.io/index.html It works fine when I use it with google and bing maps import geocoder ...
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How to choose a latitude-longitude among conflicting sources

Suppose you use various geocoding facilities (like Mapquest's API, Texas A&M's, etc.) to get a latitude-longitude pair for a given address in the United States. They give you differing answers, ...
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API provider for getting coordinates automatically?

I need to get the coordinates of some accommodations automatically (and not by extracting them manually from, e.g., Google Maps) and then import them in QGIS. I've already seen that TripAdvisor has an ...
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Address Geocoding Vs Geocoding

Can someone explain me the difference between Geocoding and Address Geocoding? Can Geocoding be for anything else other than postal addresses? If so can anyone please provide me with few examples. I ...
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Match Button Greyed Out in Interactive Rematch Window

I used ArcGIS 10.3.1 and built a composite address locator from 5 address locators. All locators are in the same file gdb. I geocoded addresses in a table within the same file gdb and tried to rematch ...
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Bulk Geocode 20 million records

Are there any free or reasonably priced databases for the US which can be searched and return latitude and longitude information?
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Wizard Disabled

My wizard, infowindow, legends, etc are disabled on a basic 1 layer map I just created. There is a separate column for latitude & longitude in the dataset. Not sure what I'm doing wrong?
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How to Reverse Geocode?

I am pretty new to ArcMap, only learning this program within the last few days. I have this parcel data in a .shp file, as well as a proposed highway. I need to find the addresses of each parcel and ...
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I would like to reverse Geocode from the infowindow

I am just learning the ropes with CartoDB and am curious to know if this is possible. I have a CartoDB map with points and I am entering data into this map through the CartoDB editor. I would like ...
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Geocode free APi for internal application

I need opinions / experienced use on this issue: Which API can be used to geocode an internal application of a company that meets these requirements: Can be used for company internal application ...
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Geocode several addresses in QGIS

I am using QGIS and I have an Excel file that has fields with direction and it fails to geocode these addresses. Examples: address apartment township 1 calle 2 avenida ...
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Building a tool to both geocode and do topology check on the geocoded point (ArcGIS)

Never built a tool in ArcGIS. Would someone tell me if it's feasible to create a single tool (preferably using Python) which: Geocodes an address Checks to see if geocoded point falls within a ...
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How to add a parameter to the ArcGIS WebAppBuilder Search widget?

ArcGIS WebAppBuilder (developer edition) comes with a built-in Search widget which uses the default ArcGIS world geocoder. I want to restrict the type of suggestions which are returned. The Search ...
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Reverse geocoding with QGIS

I've downloaded us region boundaries from US census bureau, which is a .zip file. I can open to view the file with QGis as follows (4 regions + Alaska): Now I have a dataset containing a lot of data ...
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Geocoding API: house number precision for Europe (Germany/Austria), other than google?

I am looking for an affordable geocoding option with the following criteria: commercial use <500$/month allows to store LatLng results in my DB house Number precision for Austria and Germany ...
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Trying to geocode/reverse geocode points with no address

I have created a locator using the gazetteer locator style with input data from the Street Premium dataset in Arc 10.4 and shared as a geocode service in REST. Users often input points that have no ...
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Issues with creating an address locator using multi-point features in Arcmap/catalog 10.4?

The error I get when trying to create this locator is "000042: Failed to create the address locator which states that I must - have permission to write to the disk/database have enough disk space ...
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Extending Google Maps Geocoding for poorly indexed countries

I would like to extend Google Maps Goecoding service for a country where fine-grained addresses are missing in a remarkable way that would hinder the proper functioning of my application. Should I ...
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How to Geocode 300,000 addresses on the fly?

I have a database which has 300,000 address, which are to be shown on map. I know if I geo-code all the address it will be too expensive for me. So I was wondering if it is possible to geo-code the ...
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Can I use the Google Geocoding API to parse and standardize address data?

I need to parse single-field addresses into multiple fields such as address number, street name, street type, etc. Esri has the Standardize Addresses tool in the Geocoding Tools toolbox, but I am ...
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What reliable GeoCoding service would you recommend me?

I'm looking for a web service providing a full address based on coordinates (and reverse). I'm ready to pay for that service. I don't want to use Google's API.
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How to georeference an old picture through transformation values?

I got a very old picture of a landscape which I have to georeference the right way. For that, I usually go in my QGIS version 2.12.3-Lyon to “Rasta” and then “Georeferencing”. Normally it’s easy, ...
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Georeferencing US County names in CartoDB

I have a massive file with county-level data from the 19th century. I'd like to georeference it, but I'm not sure what I need to do, as CartoDB isn't recognizing the county names through the 'Admin. ...
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CLAVIN use for GeoCoding

I would like to a offline package to determine the country a person lives in from a text field in a database named locatoin. I started using CLAVIN which gives good results sometimes but surprisingly ...
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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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Nominatim UK for geocoding: problem with house numbers

I am testing a few random "addresses string" with Nominatim (https://nominatim.openstreetmap.org/). It looks ok to find the street, but it doesn't look able to pick the right coordinates on the same ...
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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 ...