I have table with column name,Latitude and Longitude.I want to update this with polygon name and its centroid latitude longitude.I know there is a function in postgis st_centroid(geometry). But I want to enter x value and Y value in a separate column.How can I do this?

  • You want to write x and y of the centroid into new columns/attributes? – underdark Sep 24 '12 at 6:45
  • Yes, I have latitude and longitude columns.But St_centroid returns lat long value in a single column – Sreesha Sep 24 '12 at 6:52


UPDATE polygon_layer SET longitude=ST_X(ST_Centroid(geom)), Latitude=ST_Y(ST_Centroid(geom));

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