Questions tagged [geocoding]

Use when converting street addresses into spatial data that can be displayed as features on a map, by a reference dataset or locator.

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Seeking bulk geocoding service for Brazil that allows permanent lat/long data storage

I have to geocode a huge dataset, with about 35 million addresses from Brazil. I was not able to find a good solution, even considering paid geocoders. So, I'd like to know if there is any geocoder ...
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Error 502 with OpenStreetMap Geocoding

I'm a fairly new user to QGIS. I've used OpenStreetMap to geocode small data sets (30-ish points) with no problems. Now I'm trying to plot 1100 points. I've loaded up a basemap and a polygon layer, ...
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Cartodb: On the maps, custom pop-up data is not consistent for different locations

I have been working on creating maps using cartodb. My dataset has various entries for a particular locations with the year field. Example: abc 1980, abc 1965, xyz 1767, xyz 1890, xyz 1967, I have ...
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AGOL Adding Custom Features to Geocoder

Is it possible to create a custom geocoder that uses both the default Esri geocoder with additional fields that are from a hosted feature service. I want to add in bus stop locations and they will ...
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MMQGIS Geocoding gives Failure connecting to API: HTTP Error 400: Bad Request

I used Google with API to geocode my address. Everything is fine until yesterday I keep having the following error message: Failure connecting to API: HTTP Error 400: Bad Request I double-check my CSV ...
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Which rule to follow for defining an intersection as an ordered pair of streets?

Explanation Sometimes, for the sake of simplicity or speed, I need to list a location as a pair of intersecting streets. Let's use Luckie Street Grocery Store in Atlanta, Georgia as the example for ...
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Get state but want country in GeoPy and Nominatim

I use the geopy library in Python to find the location of countries. I use country names as input, like: geolocator = Nominatim(user_agent="anonymous@gmail.com") geolocator.geocode(&...
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Gettting all countries information in world using Google API

The Scenario: My customer wants to let the users insert their location either by choosing the country, city, region, state, etc.. from dropdowns OR the user can choose the location using google API ...
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Geocoding address involving non-ASCII characters in PyQGIS

I have installed the "GeoCoding" Plugin in QGIS and it worked well even though I have used non-ASCII characters to geocode (i.e. Hacettepe Üniversitesi). However, when I tried to do the same ...
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Why do I get the same error code when Geocoding?

Whenever I use the 'MMQGIS' plug in to 'Geocode' a CSV file containing postcodes to get the longitude and latitude which will enable me to plot the locations as a layer on QGIS, it always come up with ...
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Geocode input glitch ArcGIS Pro

I am teaching an Intro to GIS course, using ArcGIS Pro. The assignment is to create 1 Zip Locator and 1 Address Locator, then geocode an address table (GroceryStores) using those locators. Creating ...
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Google API Geocoding in MS Excel for free

I am seeking a solution enabling me to do address geocoding in Excel using the Google Maps Geocode API. Basically, the task is possible via Google Sheets, like has been discussed at How to Geocode a ...
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Google Geocoding API to geometry (Multi-line string)

I am using the Google Geocoding API. I need to use that response and convert that to geometry. How is this possible? What postgis function should I use and what parameters to assign? Raw JSON data: &...
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PostGIS Tiger Geocoder Not returning, stno, street, styp for geocoding

I recently loaded TIGER 2018 data for California. After fixing all the errors I have loaded all the data into the database. I checked each of the tables and all of them contain data. From this ...
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Geocode using layer of latitude and layer of longitude using R

I am working in R. I need to geocode a raster image having a layer of latitude and a layer of longitude (that i’m importing with “raster” package). To be more precise, I have the first layer with an ...
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Updating map after zoom change

I'm building a map that uses a conditional statement to determine what data to load based on the zoom level. However, the conditional statement is only fired when the map first loads, as opposed to ...
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What is the best geocoding Plugin to use in QGIS? [closed]

I have to transfer around 1200 points into my GIS project. Therefore I have given a .csv-file with city names (partly missspelled or unidentifiable). All of the locations are in Germany (as I read ...
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PostGIS geocoder with TIGER data. Getting county from address?

I have installed PostGIS with the geocoding extension and have loaded 2019 TIGER data for all the states. How can I get the county for a US address? I would have the full address available. Example: ...
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Programmatically rematch unmatched addresses using a different composite locator

I have a table of about 1500 addresses that updates and geocodes nightly using task scheduler and a couple of python scripts. The majority of these addresses are in the county for which I work. We ...
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Python - Getting coordinates without restrictions

I'm using Python for getting coordinates (latitude & longitude) for a comprehensive list of cities and postal codes (thousands of rows, nearing 10 000 rows). At the moment I'm using geopy and ...
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Geocoding with Secondary Address Data

Would anyone have a suggestion on how to generate discrete Lat/Lon taking into account Apartment or Unit #? I know that geocoding is primarily based on street address. However, is there a way to ...
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Torque.js error creating layertorque: Missing closing ] of filter

I've been trying to create a cartodb map with a torque layer as indicated in the Torque.js documentation, but I keep getting the same error: cartodb.js:14 MAP: error creating layertorque Error: :...
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Geocoding search bar input into city with Nominatim and Leaflet

Is it possible to transform a search bar into a geocoder with Nominatim and Leaflet? Using the search bar I would like to search for a city to view weather information and view it on the map. In the ...
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Batch geocoding in R

I need to find a package in R or source code in R that performs batch geocoding using Bing, Yahoo, OpenStreetMap. Do you have any suggestions?
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Trouble working with a .TSV containing WKT

I'm working with a .TSV file that represents district boundaries in a portion of a country in Carto. The polygon data is represented in a string column of Well-Known Text lat/long vertices, which I'm ...
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Seeking full list of ISO ALPHA-2 and ISO ALPHA-3 country codes?

I'm searching for a full list of countries with their country codes. Like on this page (need full and valid): http://www.nationsonline.org/oneworld/country_code_list.htm
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Plotting points in QGIS using postcodes [closed]

I want to map a list of facilities around the UK by their Postcodes. I have no Eastings or Northings just postcodes. Is this possible via a Plugin or do I need coordinates. I am using QGIS Version 3....
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Finding out if coordinate is within shapefile (.shp) using pyshp?

I'm trying to map coordinate data to a municipality. Reverse geocoders aren't as accurate as I need them to be (I was using geocoder pkg before), so I found a .shp that maps and names all the ...
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Getting lat/lng from wkid, latestwkid and x y coordinates

I am receiving some JSON feed with this data "geometryType": "esriGeometryPoint", "spatialReference": { "wkid": 102100, "latestWkid": 3857 },...
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Free address data providers for Germany [closed]

I am looking for comprehensive address data (incl. house numbers) for Germany. Is there some kind of government agency that provides free downloads? I know that the BEV (Bundesamt für Eich- und ...
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Speeding up Google Geocoding API Slow performance

I am using Google geocoding API service with their Java client, and my dev Key, The problem is when I run up to 40 requests it does slow to 600ms. I am using it in a webservice that is supposed to ...
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Load Census geocoder into own database?

I need to find the county name for a large number of addresses. I found the following API which does that. https://geocoding.geo.census.gov/geocoder/geographies/address?form Is it possible to load the ...
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Geocode.farm addresses are not allowed to be displayed? Alternatives?

I just read the ToS of Geocode.farm and I am really curious about this paragraph : You may NOT display the information and data on either an internet or intranet site, regardless of access ...
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Torque.js is not working: L.TorqueLayer is not a constructor

I've been trying to create a carto map with a torque layer as indicated in the Torque.js documentation, but I keep getting the same error: Uncaught TypeError: L.TorqueLayer is not a constructor &...
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Beta-diversity among grids

I started a new project in which I'm be measuring beta diversity between grids. The most appropriate metric to use is the Bray-Curtis dissimilarity index. I can perform calculations between raster ...
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How can I decrease size of geodatabase “Nominatim”?

I downloaded Nominatim http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Nominatim/Installation. The database size is more than 400 GB. The speed of geocoding is very slow. I want to increase it. For example, I ...
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Getting building addresses from Google Maps API

I am trying to download all the building addresses on a specific street. Is it possible to download all addresses using Google Maps API as building address are available online in maps but API is not ...
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Extracting lat lon of points from list of postal codes

I have scraped a list of postal codes for which I want to extract (lat, lon) data. extracted postal codes In Postal Codes Germany, I was able to extract lat lon for the postal code by is there a way ...
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Troubleshooting MMQGIS Geocode from Street Layer

I've been having trouble getting MMQGIS to correctly geocode street addresses using a street layer. Some of the locations end up in entirely the wrong city. To illustrate the problem, here's what ...
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PostGIS geocoding with local street centerline data

I have the PostGIS TIGER geocoder setup and working to geocode addresses in a single city. I am trying to use local street centerline data for geocoding instead of the TIGER data because it is more ...
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Write Nominatim-like geocode query using only PostGIS functions?

I'm new to PostGIS and was anticipating being able to write geocode queries using only the functions provided by PostGIS. However, once I loaded my database using osm2pgsql and discovered tables like ...
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Applying the censusgeocode Package to an Entire Dataframe of Geocoded Data

I have a data frame of latitudes and longitudes. The goal is to apply the censusgeocode package to the entire data frame where our x is our latitude column and our y is our longitude column. After ...
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Supplement Mapbox geocoder results with external geocoder API

I am still learning JS so please bear with me. I have built a Mapbox GL JS map and would like to supplement Mapbox geocoding results with those from an external geocoding API as many POIs I need are ...
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Bulk geocoding 20 million US addresses [closed]

Are there any free or reasonably priced databases for the US which can be searched and return latitude and longitude information?
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Is there an international standard for region codes that defines the European Union? [closed]

I have seen the ISO 3166 defines 2-letter, 3-letter and numerical codes for countries around the world. However, the European Union does not seem to have a code. Is there an international standard for ...
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Geocode points with append data ArcGIS Online

I am trying to add points with address data in a .csv file to a hosted layer in ArcGIS Online with the hops of ArcGIS geocoding the points for me. When I try to append the data, I am prompted to ...
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Existing standard country codes explicit in time and space

There are several comprehensive systems for coding countries such as ISO, TLD, M49. I am looking for a system that is explicit about the time period that the code refers to. My application is a ...
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What address locator to use for geocoding addresses in Excel?

I've been struggling to geocode the following addresses from an Excel table both in ArcMap and ArcPro: As you can imagine, I'm trying to geocode the addresses in the "StreetAddress" field. ...
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Points to path and Reprojecting

My dataset contains the beginning and ending points of certain street segments in a city. I used Points to Path to create a line between the two. What I want to do is use Points along geometry to ...
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Using both POI and Routes layers for ArcGIS Address Locator?

I want to create an address locator in ArcGIS. I have a POI Layer and Routes Layer. The Address locator should be use both Street names and POI distance. For example "X" Ave near the "Y&...

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