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I want to identify a road at particular point of intrest using post gis.

Example

Input String : 16th cross near xyz mall.

Problem I am facing

As there will be many "16th cross roads" in the map , how do I identify the "16th cross near xyz mall"

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    Welcome to GIS.SE. I think you might need to add a bit more information. Your question is not clear as it stands. – John Powell Aug 26 '15 at 6:31
  • Thanks @JohnBarça , You got my question ? – user1544198 Aug 26 '15 at 6:40
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Don't know your data. A template could look like:

select st_distance(mall.geom, roads.geom) as dist 
from roads, mall
where roads.name = '16th cross' AND mall.name = 'xyz' 
order by dist
limit 1

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