PostGIS is an extension for the PostgreSQL object-relational database that adds support for geographic objects.

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Converting file geodatabase with coded domains to PostgreSQL / PostGIS?

We have several file gdb's and would like to convert these to Postgres / PostGIS. We've used ogr2ogr to transfer these files; however, some of the fields are stored as coded domains and the fields are ...
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Merge overlapping GeoJSON GeometryCollections

I need to merge three overlapping GeoJSON GeometryCollections of Polygon. Ultimately, the end result needs to be a geom type for PostGIS (e.g. MULTIPOLYGON) so I can easily check if particular points ...
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Convert ArcGIS gdb with coded domains to Postgres / PostGIS [duplicate]

We have several file gdb's and would like to convert these to Postgres / PostGIS. We've used ogr2ogr to transfer these files; however, some of the fields are stored as coded domains and the fields are ...
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How do I calculate driving distance to Amarillo, TX from all Texas cities using zipcode data? [closed]

I have a dataset that contains the zipcode of all cities in Texas. I want to find the distance of all these cities in Texas to ...Amarillo,TX Example: Borger, TX------Amarillo,TX ...
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Empty geometries in GEOMETRYCOLLECTION

I just noticed some strange behavior in PostGIS, with respect to WKT parsing. A GeometryCollection containing 1 or more empty geometries postgis_test=# SELECT ...
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Is this correct behavior for ST_ConcaveHull (PostGIS)?

I'm getting this error on the ST_ConcaveHull function call and after reading the docs, I'm unclear as to whether this Error is correct behavior or not. Here is the business end of the query (vx are ...
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Postgis create polygon extent/convex hull from spatial table

Please help, I have a polygon layer representing building footprints. I want to create new view in postgis that will contain rectangle representing bounding box and also another view that will have ...
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How to union polygons and add attribute values of combined output features

I have a layer containing 10 polygons all overlapping at various locations. Each polygon has a value of '1' in a column called "value" How do I Union the polygons (rows) together such that the ...
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Looking for free tools to automatically generate spatial data catalogue

I've recently inherited a whole bunch of spatial data (mostly shapefiles but some .gdbs) which relate to a bunch of different cities. I'm looking for a way to take an inventory of what data I've got ...
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Problem with Geometry SRID in PostGIS

i ceated my table (borne) in PostGIS id_borne serial NOT NULL, num_borne character varying, shape_borne geometry and i changed the SRID of my table with succes using select ...
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QGIS to solve projection mystery in Postgresql

I downloaded some data from local agency. Per QGIS 2.2, I defined the projection to 'EPSG:3587 - NAD83(NSRS2007) / Michigan Central' in postgresql (maybe ArcMap). Data is in Postgresql 9.3. I am ...
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Postgis: Traslate geometry from EPSG:23030 to EPSG:21818, then to lat long

I'm from Colombia, South America. I'm a computer programming student and I have to develop a prototype for a GIS system for my small home town using Postgis >= 2.0 as database back-end. The local ...
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Run PostGIS command line functions in pgAdmin?

Is it possible to utilize the PostGIS command line functions, e.g. shp2pgsql, from within pgAdmin III? I am using pgAdmin to connect to a remote server.
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how to determine the direction in point-in-polygon

I am very new to GIS and I am wondering if the following problem could be solved or not. Given that there are three pairs of points(A<-B, C->D, E<-F) Each pair of points has a direction and ...
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Force St_split() to return geometries in specific pattern

I'm Using PostGIS st_split() to split a polygon geometry by a linestring. Then I use st_dump() to return each of the splitted geometry and it is working fine. But the issue is I want to force ...
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How to Build a graph from a map

I spent days looking in all questions here and trying tutorials. I need to build a graph for a region (It will be my input in simulation) I downloaded Postgresql and Postgis and osm2pgsql. Now i can ...
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How to extend a straight line in postgis?

I have a postgis table of simple linestrings, each one is a straight line with just two points. I want to select every linestring, but extended from both sides by 1 meter. So i have lines, that are ...
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ERROR: Operation on two geometries with different SRIDs

I'm new when it comes to GIS and PostgreSQL. I have searched everywhere for the cause of this problem but I can't find the solution. I was following the documentation here First i created a table: ...
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Remove TileStache cache for a single feature

In a large parcel map, features are edited and need to be re-styled. I want to keep as much of the cache as possible, but invalidate the cache for features that are edited when the features are saved. ...
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Missing some lines after import of .PBF int PostGIS

I've a little problem with either the initial data (from Geofabrik) or the import (using osm2pgsql): I can't find some lines of a street in my city in the database while they are there on the OSM-Site ...
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Defining OID causes Query Layer on PostGIS to disappear from ArcMap?

I used query layer to load my layer from PostGIS and show it in ArcMap 10, I had two cases; if I defined the OID in the configuration of connection, there was no problem with the attribute table of ...
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PostGIS geography query returns a string value

I have a strange issue. The lonlat column on my app works well on the development server –– its output is in the form of POINT(X Y). But when I move the data to the production server, the output is ...
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export postgis database

I'm totally new to the awesome PostGIS world, so sorry for the maybe silly question. After a while I was able to install postgres and postgis on my computer (debian testing) and I was also able to ...
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How to migrate spatial tables from MSSQL to Postgis

I'd like to migrate my spatial datas from MSSQL to Postgis. Originaly the data stored with SDE under MSSQL. Then I migrated with an ArcGis tool. That create us spatial data column with WKB data I've ...
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geoserver and overlapping multipolygons from postgis

What does geoserver do when you get a result set from a postgis layer that contains multiple Geoshaps (of type multipolygon) that overlaps the same area? Does geoserver add the two overlapping values ...
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Can't get SRS from PostGIS using Proj4 text

I'm having a problem transforming a point from the Australian MGA UTM datum (eg MGA Zone 51 http://spatialreference.org/ref/epsg/28351/) to WGS84 using GeoDjango. I've narrowed that down to a problem ...
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UpdateGeometrySRID and ST_Transform are the same thing?

UpdateGeometrySRID actually transforms the coordinate system of my data? For in the PostGIS documentation it appears the trim ST_Transform (Returns a new geometry with its coordinates transformed to ...
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shp2pgql: how to omit the git column?

I am importing a series of shapefiles with shp2pqsql that already have a unique identifier attribute. Since shp2pqsql creates a new column called gid I am ending up with two unique identifiers per ...
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Function ST_Transform postgis 2.0

I've read many forum posts on the function ST_Transform but unfortunately was unable to resolve my doubts so I posted a new question. I have a spatial table SRID = 101010 and want to transform it to ...
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Does PostGIS have separate implementation of GiST index from PostgreSQL?

I want to know if PostGIS has a separate implementation of GIST index or it reuses the GIST index implementation provided by Postgresql?
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postgis, st_within, and a join

So I'm in the middle of learning postgis/postgres. I've a polygon table. I've a point table. The polygon layer contains a foreign key that points to another table. For the example the Foreign key ...
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How to get the width and height of a rectangular polygon in PostGIS

I have a table with point features saved in the my PostgreSQL database, and I can run the following query to get the extent of the point features and I turned the extent back into a geometry: SELECT ...
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How to complete the roads output of PostGIS?

I converted the file I exported from OSM to PostGIS using osm2pgsql. I have opened the table's outputs to QGIS and I saw data are not complete compare to OSM editor view. Most of the roads are broken ...
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shape file into DataSet in postGIS using openJUMP, but getting error

I am new to this field and I want to save my shape file into DataSet in postGIS using openJUMP, but I'm getting an error...can anybody tell me solution for this?
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How to dynamically slice polygons

My survey software doesn't supports big polygons (with more than 8000 points) and I'm trying to slice those polygons with local dynamic grids. I wrote a function but it's only returning one sliced ...
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How to export query result on raster table in PostGIS

I did success query on a raster table in postGIS(raster data clipped by a vector polygon), now I want to view the query result in QGIS. But how to export the query result to another table. In vector ...
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Function get_partition(geometry, unknown) does not exist - Nominatim tiger data import

Ive install Nominatim with postgres9.3 and postgis 2.1, imported osm data ok and now trying to import tiger data (tiger2013 edges) for the house numbers. The import looks to go ok, but there is no ...
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SLD function/transformation based on table values

I'm trying to accomplish an apparently simple task, to display some lines from a postgis table, but I don't know how to do it. The table has, say, 3 fields, one for the geometry and the other two have ...
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ST_buffer display creates big circle [closed]

$result = pg_query("SELECT ST_Astext(ST_Buffer(ST_GeomFromText('POINT( 80.7605 7.67833 )'),1))"); ST_buffer display creates big circle..
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PostGIS points to multipoint error

I have a table on PostgreSQL 9.2 ("POSTGIS="2.0.1 r9979" GEOS="3.3.3-CAPI-1.7.4" PROJ="Rel. 4.8.0, 6 March 2012" LIBXML="2.8.0""). This is it: CREATE TABLE nearest_point ( id_nearest_point serial ...
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How do I break up a shape file into contiguous area?

I've got a shapefile which is a union of non-contiguous shapes. I'd like to be able to break them up into individual groups. For example, suppose I have a polygon of the entire US, currently only ...
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MapInfo 12 problems with PostGIS database

I am simply trying to connect MapInfo 12 to my existing PostGIS database but after hours of trying various options I have hit a brick wall and need help. So far I have: 1) Downloaded and installed ...
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mapserver postgis

I have a problem with my connection to my db. I get this message: msPostGISLayerOpen(): Query error. Database connection failed (fe_sendauth: no password supplied ) with connect string ...
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Best method to find routes from a set of points

I have lines table (postgis enabled database) representing the streets. I have collected few gps points along a route and I would like to match it with the streets in order. Scenario - I am jogging ...
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Building PostGIS with SFCGAL from source fails

I'm trying to build latest PostGIS (2.2dev) with SFCGAL. SFCGAL is installed in /usr/local/lib, and includes are in /usr/local/include/SFCGAL I've run configure as: ./configure ...
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SQL-query should return GeoJSON FeatureCollection

I'm trying to return a GeoJSON FeatureCollection object from a SQL-query with PostgreSQL 9.3 and PostGIS 2.1. This is my query so far: SELECT row_to_json(fc) AS p FROM (SELECT 'FeatureCollection' ...
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time complexity of selected algorithm - SQL

I use PostGIS - SQL 1) I need know time complexity of algorithm which in I use these functions: ST_Equals, ST_Overlaps, ST_Distance_Spheroid and ST_Dwithin Is a time complexity diferent when I use ...
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PostGIS: Update child geometries based on parent

I'm using Leaflet and postgis in a case where using Leaflet draw plugin I draw a polygon first like this Now, I draw a line which cuts the polygon and using line and polygon geometry, based on ...
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Empty geometry resulting from pgrouting function

Let me start by saying I'm assuming I'm missing something very silly but I can't see it. I have a table of points and I'm trying to generate a polygon around each point that estimates a maximum of ...
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Problem inserting feature into GeoServer empty layer via WFS-T

I'm facing a strange issue with GeoServer (2.4) (on PostgreSQL 9.4/PostGIS 2.1). The problem is I am not able to insert a feature via WFS-T if the layer is empty; it returns me the following error: ...