geopy is a Python library for geocoding.

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Using geopy's vincenty to find distances in pandas data frame?

I am trying to use geopy's vincenty on each row in a panda's dataframe. However, I am unable to get the syntax right in the lambda argument. geopy's vincenty takes two ordered pair arguments p1 = ...
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Python: Trying to figure out Geopy in python for reverse look ups

I am trying to test the following code on my system but I cannot get the correct output. Is this code correct for using geopy with GoogleV3? If so, how can I return country and continent name? ...
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Shapely Distance different from Geopy/Haversine

I am running a specific analysis where we use shapely to create buffers around points (store locations) and then check if other points (user locations) are present within that buffer value. When i ...
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Avoid time out error Nominatim Geopy Open Street Maps

How to avoid the "GeocoderTimedOut('Service timed out')" error in geopy using the osm nominatim geocoder? I am not interested in using an exception and skip some entries. I already use a time delay of ...
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Difference in destination location between pyproj and geopy

I am looking at ways to calculate (in Python) the destination location from a point given bearing and range. Based on the results comparison from the 2 libraries in subject(geopy and pyproj), I ...
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How can I generate a properly-aligned shape from a land survey description?

I'm looking through a variety of land surveys from construction permits in Florida, and I'm trying to generate a set of lat/lon points from them, in order to map them out. The surveys list a PLSS ...
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differences in distance between shapely and geopy

I am getting totally different distances from shapely and geopy. On one hand - it makes total sense, shapely measures on a plane and geopy measures on a spheroid. But the differences are so dramatic, ...
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GeoPy API error: GeocoderInsufficientPrivileges

Continually receiving error from standard address geolocation request using Nominatim. Code below: from geopy.geocoders import Nominatim address = "90, Park Avenue, New York City, New York, 10016" ...
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Does PostGIS have a Vincenty Distance calculation?

I have compared some distance calculations between geopy and PostGIS ST_Distance_Sphere, and it seems that PostGIS ST_Distance uses a calculation that is similar to the great circle distance rather ...
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What's the difference between vincenty and great circle distance calculations?

Python's geopy package features two distance measurements techniques: Great Circle and Vincenty's formulae. >>> from geopy.distance import great_circle >>> from geopy.distance ...
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How to Geocode use GeoPy API combined with GDAL Python bindings? [on hold]

My question is related to the 'How to Geocode 300,000 addresses on the fly?' topic that has been asked by Mehul Nahar. I'm interested in running the processes explained by capooti in response to mehul ...
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Geopy Error with Reverse Geocoding

I am using Geopy. I get following error for the code. I have using the same code as on https://code.google.com/p/geopy/wiki/ReverseGeocoding from geopy import geocoders g = geocoders.GeoNames() ...