Questions tagged [reverse-geocoding]

The process of converting coordinates (latitude, longitude) into human readable names of locations, such as an address (perhaps partial) or other brief descriptive text.

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Geocoding addresses including address cleaning and validation

I am tasked with building a geocoder (and in the long term reverse geocoder) from a local data I own. Since I am new to this and literature is relatively scarce, I would like to know what are some ...
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GPS file categorizer

Do you know a software tool that can categorize/group GPS track files based on the location of its points? I need a tool (standalone executable, script or QGIS extension) which I can feed a list of ...
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How to perform reverse geocoding to custom area on the map?

I know there are services that perform reverse geocoding, given a pair of lat-long and return an approximate address, city, etc. The problem I have is that given a lat-long, I want to return the ...
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Reverse Geocoding in QGIS

I have a point shapefile with Latitude and Longitude attributes with more than 1000 features. I want to add street address data in the shapefile by Reverse Geocoding but the Geocoding plugin has no ...
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Seeking free API that allows to get state and city using name of country and postal code? [closed]

Original question: I create an web application and I need to obtain the information contained in the question on the backend side of my application. What I need the most is the automatic retrieval ...
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Reverse geocoding geographic features

I have a growing database of routes. Each route is represented by a polyline with say 200 points on average. What I'm trying to achieve is automatic tagging of these routes with names of places and ...
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“Spatial Match” analogue in ArcMap?

My question is about reverse geocoding addresses over a large area from a set of points or polygons in ArcMap. I know from previous experience that Alteryx with the Spatial Match tool allows one to ...
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Finding closest street name from point using MMQGIS?

I got a list of points spread over a city and their coordinates. I'd like to find out the name of the closest address (or at least street) from each point. I downloaded the plugin MMQGIS which allow ...
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API to get water body names by coordinates

We have some geometry records - water bodies in a DB which does have name. I have tried to use Google Geocoding to extract them but it seems that it is more suitable for addresses. Is there any API to ...
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Nominatim - from Point to Polygon (town, city boundary)

I'm struggling with Nominatim's Search and Reverse. What I want, is to reverse geocode a Point and get a (Multi)Polygon. An administrative boundary (town, city scale preferred). reverse geocoding: ...
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What is Mapzen QPS on reverse Geocoding

Doing some reverse geocoding for an application I am developping, but my qps seems capped at 1 qps. Is this a hard limit, or is there a way to circumvent that? I can't find any information on ...
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Nominatim where does it get children info

I am trying to build a reverse geocoder that returns all the areas that a geo location point is located in. Neighbourhoods being the lowest level i am interested in. I am using the Europe OSM file ...
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Safe default value for missing street address number when reverse geocoding?

Context We are building an app that reverse geocodes a user location to retrieve a street address. The street address is then used to request transportation pick-up at the person's location. ...
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How to extract zip code from reverse geocoding in PostGIS

I have a bunch of lat/lng coordinates that I can reverse geocode, after having installed PostGIS and the relevant Tiger files. I throw in a query like this: select reverse_geocode(ST_Point(lng, lat))...
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How can I get latitude and longitude from FIPS codes?

I have full FIPS codes down to the block, looking for a way to convert the FIPS codes into centroid latitude/longitude for each block. Basically this but backwards (and I'd like blocks, not just ...
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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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Area reverse geocoding

Is it possible to get the name of an area providing just the bounding box? I'm not interested in specific points, what I'm trying to figure out is to get the name of the maximum polygon (I'm thinking ...
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military grid refrence system geocode reverse

I have lat/long and I get geocode like 34TCK9320739642 from mgrs geocode reverse in arcmap how can convert that to address (country.city.state)
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Nominatim reverse geocoding Json format difference

I am trying to do reverse geocoding using open street maps. I am getting 2 different Json formats in the response. For, http://nominatim.openstreetmap.org/reverse?json_callback=cb&format=json&...
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Getting ArcGIS geocoding service?

I want to doing geocoding with ArcGis geocoding service but I receive this error: How can I solve this problem ?
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Reverse geocoding multiple Lat\Long points in single go with QGIS?

I have a file which is having Lat\Longs for thousand of records, I need address for all these records to make it useful, I got a way to reverse geocode these records one by one but this process is ...
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MGRS(Military Grid Reference System) reverse geocode in ArcMap? [closed]

How can we reverse geocode MGRS (military grid reference system) strings in ArcMap? MGRS strings use alphanumeric notation to identify a location on the earth. For example, I have 34TCK9320739642. ...
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Leaflet popup LatLong geocoder

I have a problem today with the Nominatim reverse geocoder for Leaflet. I found a solution on github : https://github.com/perliedman/leaflet-control-geocoder , but I don't know how to use it. I ...
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Batch Reverse Geocoding Not Working

we have a (Geocode Service) which has enabled with Batch Geocoding parameters as now when we test the service like {x:-83.000369, y:40.055185} , {x:-83.000031, y:40.051250} ‍ ‍ ‍ at It only ...
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PostGIS - geocode and address standardization

Can you please help me ( I am not professional, If it is possible some easy explanation) how to proceed with address standardization and geocoding with Open Street Maps data (outside the US) in ...
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Openstreetmap Nominatim web service API - Result language

I notices something strange: When I execute simple request: https://nominatim.openstreetmap.org/reverse?format=xml&lat=45&lon=10&zoom=18&addressdetails=0 From the PC web browser for ...
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Reverse Geocoding, Nominatim, TIGER & residential house numbers

Coming across Nominatim/Installation it says: In the US, the OSM instance of Nominatim uses TIGER address data to complement the still sparse OSM house number data. Basically I'm wonder how it ...
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All coordinates with an specific distance to one point

I'm sorry for my english! I have to get the following informations: I have a specific point with long/lat. Then i draw a circle with a specific radius (e.g. 5km). The intersections of all roads on the ...
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Full address from OSM data

I've built a routing application in C# that brings back a route object, with a series of steps, each of which has a name tag such as "Brooke Street (M50)" and nothing more. This application has been ...
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GPS Coordinates to POI

I need to convert a pair of (latitude, longitude) coordinates to a POI if available. I am able to reverse-geocode the coordinates to an address. After that is there a way to map the address to a POI ...
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reverse geocoding api with no limitation?

I was wondering for reverse geocoding api, which doesn't apply any per day or monthly limit on the data? Till now all i have got is google api and geonames api. I need to get postal code from ...
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Web service to get near by road on giving Latitude Longitude

Is there a web service available which on providing a Latitude and Longitude can give the nearest road with its type i.e. whether the road is a highway or district road? Google reverse geo-coding ...
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How to uniquely define a shortened address? (geocoding) [closed]

I've searched for existing concepts to define shortened addresses, but didn't find anything yet that fits my needs. For an example, I have to define object locations for say desks, where desks are ...
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Improving accuracy of address returned by Google Maps using reverse geocoding? [closed]

We are using mobile application to track the location of the users. we have done testing of the application and found that the accuracy of the address is not correct most of the time. while testing we ...
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Complete list of UK postcodes plus their city, county, uk country

Is there a free data set of all current UK postcodes (about 1.7 million-ish) plus their city name, county and UK country (e.g. Liverpool, Merseyside, England) and ideally lat, long, east, northings?
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Reverse geocoding with QGIS

I've downloaded us region boundaries from US census bureau, which is a .zip file. I can open to view the file with QGis as follows (4 regions + Alaska): Now I have a dataset containing a lot of data ...
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Python: Trying to figure out Geopy in python for reverse look ups

I am trying to test the following code on my system but I cannot get the correct output. Is this code correct for using geopy with GoogleV3? If so, how can I return country and continent name? ...
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ArcGIS Geocoding: Error trying to process this table

I'm using the new what3words geocoding service for ArcGIS Desktop (10.0 SP 5) and keep getting the following error message: "there was an error trying to process this table" Checked through the ...
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Reverse Geocode latitude longitude with Geotools using Natural Earth Shapefiles in Java

I am trying to perform reverse geocoding in Java using GeoTools and Natural Earth Shapefiles. I just want to pass latitude longitude and get the corresponding country name + state name. I have ...
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How to add addresses to line segments in road network files?

I have road network data for incorporated/unincorporated places in the US. Each place is composed of road network lines with the following attributes: street name, length, place name, State. I would ...
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Addressing based on centrelines, or assigned at parcel creation?

I'm still pretty green when it comes to GIS and using ArcGIS products, so hopefully this question doesn't sound too dumb. I am just wondering what the best way to go about assigning addresses to ...
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Find parent place using nominatim

I have a locally hosted Nominatim service. I'm trying to reverse geocode a lat, lon to a place hierarchy. E.g. https://nominatim.openstreetmap.org/search.php?q=30.284780%2C+-97.738831&viewbox=-...
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Reverse geocoding using OSM data imported into PostGIS

I'm trying to reverse geocode some points using an OSM import into PostGIS. I imported the OSM data (for Denmark so all addresses should be avaialable) into PostGIS using osm2pgsql enabling "addr:...
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Find country from GPS coordinates, offline using python

I'm aware that there are several similar questions already but I have been searching for days and not been able to solve my problem: All solutions I've found require GDAL, which I have not been able ...
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Gisgraphy importer crashing, possibly due to JDBC connections problem. Is there a fix? [closed]

I've been trying to install gisgraphy for the past few days. The setup has went well, but the software crashes while importing data. I'm only importing data for a single country so it's not overly ...
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Sending valid UserAgent or Referer when Nominatim reverse geocode gets blocked?

I have a php page that requests reverse geocoding data from Nominatim OSM server. It was working for over a year. Recently started blocking my requests with the following message: You have been ...
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Reverse geocoding TIGER road data to include US place names

I downloaded primary, secondary, and local road data in Montana via USDA; however, place names (city/town etc) are not included in the data sets. I'm just wondering if there is a method to reverse ...
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Reverse Geocoding: Add municipality to resultant shapefile?

I have a list of points with Lat & Long coordinates that I've plotted on the map. I used reverse geocoding to attach the corresponding address. The resultant shapefile returns the lat & long ...
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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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Resolving postgis “type geometry does not exist” issue on installing tiger_geocode extension?

I have installed postgis extension in my db. I have few columns associated with its type in few tables and now I would like to use reverse geocode functionality in my app. Hence I tried to create ...