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I have a world map. I need random point geometry. So, how can I randomly generate point coordinates? Any programming language. Also, I am using SRID 4326.

Any programming language.

  • Do you just need a single point? – Nathan W Apr 28 '13 at 8:43
  • Yes, but it should be absolutely random coordinate. – Dmitri Apr 28 '13 at 8:45
  • But algorthm for n points will be also a good choice – Dmitri Apr 28 '13 at 8:46
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With some Python:

from random import uniform
x, y = uniform(-180,180), uniform(-90, 90)

or for a loop:

def newpoint():
   return uniform(-180,180), uniform(-90, 90)

points = (newpoint() for x in xrange(10))
for point in points:
   print point
  • Nice, simple solution. – Fezter Apr 29 '13 at 1:28

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