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What drivers does the python package fiona have? When I check the manual it says [...] and the possible formats are enumerated in the fiona.drivers list. However, when I type in python

from fiona import drivers
print drivers
> <function drivers at 0x108763050>

How can I look "into" that?

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you can get a list of the drivers with

>>> import fiona
>>> fiona.supported_drivers
{'ESRI Shapefile': 'raw', 'ARCGEN': 'r', 'PCIDSK': 'r', 'SUA': 'r', 
'DGN': 'raw', 'SEGY': 'r', 'MapInfo File': 'raw', 'GeoJSON': 'rw', 'PDS': 'r', 
'FileGDB': 'raw', 'GPX': 'raw', 'DXF': 'raw', 'GMT': 'raw', 'Idrisi': 'r', 
'GPKG': 'rw', 'OpenFileGDB': 'r', 'BNA': 'raw', 'AeronavFAA': 'r', 
'GPSTrackMaker': 'raw'}

The function is being introduced in the module's init.py file

please also see drvsupport.py for some notes from the authors that you may or may not find useful.

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  • Do any of these drivers work for reading a spatialite file?
    – grego
    Oct 1, 2019 at 20:43
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    Unfortunately no as far as I can tell. You might want to check geoalchemy2
    – nickves
    Oct 1, 2019 at 21:04

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