I'm collecting road accidents from an API through a Python request and getting my response as JSON. The JSON response contains coordinates and general information as below.

{u'RESPONSE': {u'RESULT': [{u'Situation': [{u'Deviation':
[{u'Geometry': {u'WGS84': u'POINT (16.109539 60.9519234)'},
u'MessageCode': u'Tj\xe4lskada', u'IconId': u'frostDamage',
u'RoadNumber': u'V\xe4g 877', u'LocationDescriptor': u'V\xe4g 877 i
Falu kommun i Dalarnas l\xe4n.'}, {u'Geometry': {u'WGS84': u'POINT
(16.109539 60.9519234)'}, u'MessageCode': u'Viktbegr\xe4nsning
g\xe4ller', u'IconId': u'trafficMessage', u'RoadNumber': u'V\xe4g
877'}], u'PublicationTime': u'2019-03-13T19:45:25'}]}]}}

What I want to do is to create a shapefile with the coordinates I have in my JSON response in Python. Any tips?

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  • While it's not particularly difficult to write a shapefile with pure Python, it's also unnecessary, since so many libraries support the format. Please choose a library and Edit the Question to include your coding attempt and a description of the problem you are encountering. – Vince Apr 12 at 12:26
  • @Vince Okey, do you have a suggestion on a library? – Felix Althén Bergman Apr 12 at 12:44
  • just read the json format in python > w3schools.com/python/python_json.asp – Mapperz Apr 12 at 13:47
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    I recommend pyshp to create a shapefile, github.com/GeospatialPython/pyshp – klewis Apr 12 at 15:29