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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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Nominatim 4.4.0 motorway_link not imported despite editing import.lua files

Hi I have nominatim installed on a ubuntu VM which I use for reverse geo-lookup. All is going well, but nominatim doesn't return the correct object when I do a reverse lookup for a highway entrance (...
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How to obtain neighborhood from Canadian postal code

I want to group Canadian postal codes based on the neighborhood they belong to. I am currently using the google-maps-services API to convert postal codes into lat/long coords and grabbing the ...
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Reverse linestrings, given attributes

I am working with street numbering and toponymy and I have an issue in hands: Given some data provided by an Institution, i.e.: points as door numbering and lines as the streets Those streets were ...
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Reverse geocoding API and the city labels with OpenStreetMaps

I have troubles to get the typically displayed city names in the maps with reverse geocoding API like OpenStreetMap. See for example Salisbury, UK: https://nominatim.openstreetmap.org/ui/reverse.html?...
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Reverse Geocode to zip+4 or Zip+2

There are various methods to reverse geocode from coordinates(latitudes, longitudes) to 5 digit zips or census tracts/blocks. For example geopy.geocoders.Nominatim and FCC census API. However it is ...
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Why does the Reverse Geocoding tool give flipped intersection names on repeat queries?

I've been using ArcMap 10.8.2 the last few weeks in order to create a tool to streamline the creation of an Excel sheet used by a city's wastewater engineering technicians to list stormwater assets ...
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"ValueError: Point coordinates must be finite." when reverse geocoding in DataFrame using GeoPy

I'm making a script in Python that takes the coordinates in a DataFrame, looks for the address and writes it in the DataFrame. My DataFrame for testing purposes: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/...
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Grouping of smaller cities (nearest) into larger cities

I have been looking for some suggestions on grouping of small cities (near by cities, places) into nearest largest cities (metro cities). For example, below are few cities from India. Aluva, Kerala, ...
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Testing app locally when using Esri-Leaflet ReverseGeoCoding method with ArcGIS Developers API key

While testing my app like so: esriLeafletGeocoder .reverseGeocode({ apikey: process.env.ESRI_API_KEY, }) .latlng([48.8583, 2.2945]) .run(function (error, results, ...
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Reverse Geocoding using Google maps API key on QGIS

I'm performing reverse geocode to obtain the coordinates of a big-data set (100k+ polygons) using QGIS. Using the "MMQGIS" plugin, I attempt to process my data with a personal google maps ...
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Reverse geocoding of Pandas DataFrame with Lat/Long columns

I have a DataFrame with Lat/Long coordinates in separate series. I am trying to use GeoPy and Nominatim to get the reverse raw address. I keep getting errors such as: TypeError: reverse() takes 2 ...
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Assign Historic Congressional District to Geo Location using R

I am trying to assign historic Congressional Districts to firms their headquarters for a research project. I have already converted the firms' headquarters location from an address to a latitude and ...
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Setting reverse geocoding language in ArcGIS Pro

I'm trying to reverse geocode some points and get their addresses with ArcGIS Pro. There are points all around the world and for many of them, addresses returned is in local language (Greek, Thai, ...
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How do I return GPS Coordinates for specific street signs in Toronto?

I need help returning all GPS Coordinates for street signs in Canada. I used Mapillary to find the locations of these signs but the zoom is too small and it doesn't return any GPS Coordinates. It just ...
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Finding the nearest address to a point in PostGIS

I'm trying to generate a synthetic dataset which resembles a real dataset. (The real dataset can not be distributed due to data privacy issues, so I need a synthetic test dataset which I can hand out.)...
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Getting "Non-successful status code 502" error when reverse geocoding of large data in GeoPy

I have a data size of 1.87GB containing 14962000 rows and 9 columns. And I want to apply GeoPy but I got the errors. My code: import pandas as pd from geopy.geocoders import Nominatim from geopy....
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Google Reverse Geocoding API doesn't work on mobile internet

I was able to get Google Geolocations and Geocoder API to work via desktop and on my phone when its connected to wifi, but when I disconnect from the wifi, geocoder doesn't display the results. just ...
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Reverse geocoding in QGIS Graphical Modeller

I would like to add addresses to the attributes of a series of points using the Graphical Modeller. I can use the GeoCoding Plugin to get the address by clicking manually but would like it to be ...
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Checking if geopoint is in shapefile containing world cities

I have approximately 13 million (lat,long) geocoordinates. I also have a shapefile containing 3460 cities. I need to find the City in which this geocoordinate can be found. This is what I am currently ...
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Reverse Geocoding within a Radius with Geotools using Natural Earth Shapefiles

The problem I'm trying to solve is: given a latitude, longitude, and a radius, get all the countries contained within in an area with that radius. My approach is to first, buffer my point by a radius ...
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Free alternative to ArcGIS World Geocoding Service for reverse geocoding [closed]

I'm seeking a free alternative to ArcGIS World Geocoding Service for running geoprocessing tool Reverse Geocode in ArcGIS Pro. All feature types provided in the ArcGIS World Geocoding Service would be ...
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Survey123 Connect geolocate from a text field using online survey

From the web survey, is it possible to put a point on the map from typing in your address? As it stands, when I type my address a drop down from the search bar in the map appears. But, the map doesn't ...
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Determining if particular point is near country or state boundary

I'm developing an accessibility Add-On for flight simulators that allows a blind person to fly. The App is coded in c#. I can easily get the GPS location of the user's Aircraft. What I want to be able ...
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Reverse geocoding problem

I did an address locator on ArcMap and I published the geocode service on ArcGIS Server. When entering the long/lat I got the address but when trying the reverse geocode it didn't get the address.
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Max retries exceeded with URL in Nominatim with GeoPy

I'm trying to get a country name by lat lon (reverse encoding) using Python. I got to Nominatim with GeoPy which worked great two times but now I keep getting Max retries exceeded error. My code: from ...
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Assign NTA's to lat longs using R?

I have lat longs and want R to return a column of the neighborhood tabulation area for each point; lat long NTA 40.79127 -73.96484 Morningside Heights 40.72622 -73....
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Is there a reverse geocoding service that lets me specify a lat/long bounding box?

I'd like to have all the street addresses within a given area, but I'm unable to determine if this is even possible. I can find many online services that given a specific latitude and longitude will ...
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Geocode Locator - USA_PostalEXT locator for Zip+4

I have a list of addresses for which I need to get the ZIP+4. I am trying to geocode following https://support.esri.com/en/technical-article/000014901 which specifies to select the USA_PostalEXT ...
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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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Reverse geocoding for multiple coordinates using ArcGIS API

My code is generating coordinates (Lat, Lon) of 1000 houses. Now I want to reverse these 1000 coordinates to get the full address. The code is: import pprint from arcgis.geocoding import ...
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Converting lat/lon to Postal code using Python

I have this DataFrame: Lat Lon 29.39291 -98.50925 29.39923 -98.51256 29.40147 -98.51123 29.38752 -98.52372 29.39291 -98.50925 29.39537 -98.50402 29.39343 -98.49707 29.39291 -98....
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Reverse geocode through Google Maps API inaccurate?

I have placed around a 1000 markers in my area through Google My Maps, transformed the KML file to CSV, and now want to transform the coordinates to addresses. I am just testing with the first 5 to ...
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UK: Looking to plot house/building numbers on a map, but can't find a data source

I'm trying to plot UK house numbers on a map but I'm having trouble finding a good data source. I have download the Ordnance Survey Master Map and the CartographicText layer does contain some house ...
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Bulk reverse geocoding with Geopy using built-in rate_limiter

I have a dataset with latitude and longitude coordinates, and I would like to get actual addresses for those. Since I'm using Geopy and Nominatim, I am limited to 1 request per second. Although the ...
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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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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 "Lat" and "Lon" 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 such ...
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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 [closed]

We have some geometry records - water bodies in a DB which does not 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 ...
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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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Getting output in different language in GeoPy

I am using django-cities and GeoPy. I am trying to get city name, id and country name, id based on given latitude and longitude. Normally this is how you can get city and country using GeoPy. from ...
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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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