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I am trying to do some spatial data analysis in Python 3 now, and I was wondering what the best libraries are for GIS in Python 3. The Fiona library was developed with Python 3.3 but the Python 3+ version of Shapely is still in development. Other libraries have been ported over to Python 3 but I am not sure if they have been thoroughly tested and validated compared to their Python 2 counterparts.

The basic functionalities that I need are as follows.

  • Mapping Shapefiles or GeoJSON
  • Associating polygons with points and lines
  • Mapping vector data as well as raster data

Can you provide some suggestions?

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If you look at the Python Package Index, it is indicated:

Fiona -> yes enter image description here

Shapely -> no enter image description here

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