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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HRESULT E_FAIL error when doing batch geocoding in ArcObjects

I am trying to write a batch geocoding application in ArcObjects/C# and keep getting the meaningless "Error HRESULT E_FAIL has been returned from a call to a COM component" error (error code -...
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Geocoding an 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 in PyQGIS ...
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How to add a parameter to the ArcGIS WebAppBuilder Search widget?

ArcGIS WebAppBuilder (developer edition) comes with a built-in Search widget which uses the default ArcGIS world geocoder. I want to restrict the type of suggestions which are returned. The Search ...
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MMQGis plugin error

I am using QGIS 2.8.2 and I'm trying to geocode some addresses, but when I run it, I get this error: An error has occurred while executing Python code: Traceback (most recent call last): File "C:/...
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Add custom data into Nominatim geocoding search?

I have installed Nominatim on my local server to receive addresses from long/lat. I would like to add custom data to the search itself. I would like to store locations of the rooms of our buildings. ...
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QGIS freezes using MMQGIS plugin

I have a problem with geocoding addresses (about one thousand). I have a file (.csv) with a large number of addresses: street, house number, ZIP code, city. I used the mmqgis plug, but after geocoding ...
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Geocoding API: house number precision for Europe (Germany/Austria), other than google?

I am looking for an affordable geocoding option with the following criteria: commercial use <500$/month allows to store LatLng results in my DB house Number precision for Austria and Germany ...
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How is NokiaHere Geocoding Score calculated?

When geocoding an address in NokiaHere, a Component Score is calculated according to the information provided in the original address. Example: {"componentsScore": {"CITY": 1.0, "COUNTRY": 1.0, "...
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Unexpected Google geocoder API results when filtering by country

Labé is a city in Guinea. It is the capital of the Labé region and the Labé prefecture When I use the Google Geocoder API to geocode [labe] with no filters, I get three results in Guinea: One for the ...
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Gazetteer with shapes?

I'm looking for a Gazetteer service. I only need the geocoding part and I need two entry points: name look-up. Takes a query string, check for matching toponyms and suggest alternatives. Ideally the ...
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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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Differentiate between 10-based Locator and Other Locators

In ESRI documentation, it states that the IAdvancedIntersectionGeocoding interface is only available for use in older locators (9.3.1 and below). I have verified this statement. One major problem is ...
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Can Google Geocode returning addresses nearby

I am using google geocoding to bring me addresses according to what a user type on the search box in my iOS app. I would like to know if it is possible, lets say when the user types m google api ...
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Geocoding using ArcGIS Server

i want to add a geocode service for roads in Ivory coast ,,, i just have the names of places (no ZIP code) ! it works on arcmap but on it doasn't work on the server !
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Using HERE API credentials for Batch Geocoding?

I have been trying to create my own geocoder using the HERE API to handle geocoding jobs. I have the HERE api I'D, code, and key. I have reviewed much of their developer information and am still ...
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Repointing and rebuilding address locators?

I have a few ArcGIS address locators that originally used data from a file geodatabase. I would like to repoint these locators to the same layers in an enterprise geodatabase instead. Additionally, ...
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Return County name from address using PostGIS?

I'm using PostGIS to geocode address data like this: SELECT pprint_addy(addy), ST_AsText(geomout) FROM geocode('Chicago, IL'); I've loaded all the TIGER data for each US state from the US census ...
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Transfer markers from MyMaps to QGIS?

I need to georeference a list of places. Unfortunately, my original file doesn’t contain addresses, it is made up of a list of famous locations, such as the St Mark Basilica, Miramare Castle, ...
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Unresponsive MessageBar in QGIS 3

I created a little plugin to geocode addresses using the HERE API and QGIS 3. Especially in batch mode, I can see that the plugin is iterating over my features in a table and my messageBar progress ...
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Batch Geocoding

I need to update about 8.3MM voter registration records with rooftop geocoding coordinates. Which components of Nominatim (or other public sources) would I need to do this in batch mode? (besides ...
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MapBox geocoder results are not exact, how to enhance mapbox geocoding API?

We are trying to get the address related data (ex. site address, city, state, country, postal code, lat-long) of a particular site from the MapBox geocoding API, through geocoding and reverse-...
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QGIS MMQGIS geocode behind proxy

I have been having trouble with MMQGIS geocoding that I am using behind proxy. Yes I had set the proxy settings from Settings>Options>Network correctly and was able to get connected to the internet ...
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Missing OSM Points after importing osm.pbf into PostGIS DB

Can you tell me how to import OSM data into PostGIS database without lose any data? I am using map extracts from https://mapzen.com . At first I download Raw OpenStreetMap datasets in PBF, but after ...
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How to assess geocode service accuracy / recommendations for geocoding services

I've looked at some similar questions on here, but we have very specific requirements and do not have the technical expertise to figure out how to map other questions to our situation. We are willing ...
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Geocode area/neigborhood into polygon vertices

I have been successfully using the Google Maps API using the R package ggmap to find location coordinates for e.g. addresses or city names. However, Google Maps now shows areas as well, indicating ...
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Unicode Decode Error while geocoding MMqgis

Running Qgis, trying to geocode a CSV file using MMQGIS Qgis gets to the 66th element (there are 119) and returns the error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "C:/Users/BPolinsky.MDC/.qgis2/...
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Standard for geospatial CSV with either lat/lon or region encoding

I'm tasked with finding a standard for data providers to publish data that is linked to either points (lat/lons), postcodes, or local government areas (Australian term for councils). The data will be ...
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WebGIS: Adding a GeoCoder to Template

I need an step-by-step Introduction to build in an GeoCoder by ESRI. I have downloaded the Story Map - Text and Legend - Template and now I am trying to build in a simple geocoder Services. But ...
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Geocode with csv file does not work

I'm trying to map data that I uploaded with an csv file. Originally this data set only included the country code, e.g. BD, for Bangladesh. I tried to geocode it by admin region and selected the ...
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mapquest batch geocoding truncate response

when I use the batch geocoding service I get sometimes a right answer an sometimes an error using the same arguments. I inspect the headers using curl... when the answer is right the headers are: &...
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Get list of cities within a bounding box

I need to find a web service that allows me to reverse-geocode but with a bounding box. In other words, I want to give the coordinates for a bounding box of latitude and longitude, and be provided ...
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Limit data imported into PostGIS database?

I am building a web application in which members will be able to find other members in their area. This is your typical "nearest neighbor" search which I'll perform using their latitude and longitude....
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How to get Google Street View panoramas on the same street as the requested address?

The Google Maps API geocodes an address to a point. I can use that point to find the nearest panorama (street view) image. I can then determine the heading based on the two points and show the ...
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Multiple Country Codes? - World Geocoding Service (ArcGIS REST API)

Using single field geocoding, (ArcGIS REST API) I am having an issue with the World Geocoding Service when it comes to getting results that include both USA and US territories, like Puerto Rico for ...
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vba code for algorithm to assign track file gps UTM coordinates (East Africa) to an overlay 5x5km grid cell

The GPS coordinates are temporarily imported in to an Access database from DNR Garmin files (downloaded as dbf file(s)), and then exported for mapping in AEJEE (ArcExplorer Education Edition). I need ...
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How to correct slight mismatch of Sentinel 1 GRDH and coastline shapefile?

I'm currently working on Sentinel 1 GRDH data with R (raster, rgdal, sp, rgeos, maptools ...). The geocoding of Sentinel data was made by the following command: gdalwarp(srcfile=paste0(root,"...
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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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Batch checking of 1000 records online without batch option. Need automation

Do you know of any method for looping 1000 records over this website? https://apidocs.os.uk/docs/os-places-match I would like to check some addresses but OS doesn't provide batch checking.
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How to create Google map fixed marker with postal address

I use this script to show a Google fixed map It's marker in the center always <script> function initialize() { var mapOptions = { zoom: 5, center: new ...
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Are searchable maps limited to geocoding APIs like Google

My client wants a searchable map. I'd like to use Leaflet and Mapbox for the map, but is having an address-search feature limited to geocoding APIs like Google Maps or Mapquest?
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MMQGIS Geocoding Certificate Error

I am trying to geocode a couple of addresses, but I keep getting a "failure to connecting to API" error. I received my API key from signing up with Thunderforest, and I also installed certificates ...
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How to fix the geocode error: UnicodeEncodeError ascii codec can't encode character ufeff and xfc

I'm struggling with geocoding on QGIS3 on a Mac 10.14.1. When I try to import a CSV file from Excel via MMQGIS->Geocode->Geocode CSV with Google/Open Street Map, I get the error: My guess is that ...
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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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GeoPandas geocode error when using Nominatim

I am following this lesson about Geocoding. I have entered: # Import necessary modules import pandas as pd # Filepath fp = r"addresses.txt" # Read the data data = pd.read_csv(fp, sep=';') data....
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Limit ESRI World Geocoding Service to a particular city using ArcGIS Desktop

I'm trying to limit ArcGIS World Geocoding Service to just the city I work in. I'm using it, in conjunction with another custom geocoder to refine the results of a composite geocoder (which is ...
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Is there any way to know which geocoded location coordinates returned by the Google maps API are wrong?

I have a dataset of about a million addresses. I was tasked with finding the latitudes and longitudes of all these addresses. I finished doing that (took about a week and about $3000 in credit card ...
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Decimal degrees to meters in QGIS 3.03

I understand this question has been asked a few times but I am having trouble with this issue in QGIS 3.0.3. These are the current CRS of my layers: Open Street Map (XYZ Tile) - EPSG: 3857 - WGS 84/...
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Geocoding results not displayed in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have an Excel worksheet with USA zip codes, which need to be geocoded and displayed in ArcGIS Desktop 10.5. First, I downloaded the "USA Zip Code Areas" layer from ArcGIS online and created a new ...
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ERROR - Loading Data using Geocode Addresses to ArcGIS

I am very new to ArcGIS and I am facing an error while using ArcMap 10.5 to load the below attached excel sheet through Geocode Address option. Note that Multiple field mapping option and Mapping ...
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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 &...