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A GIS operation for converting street addresses into spatial data that can be displayed as features on a map, usually by referencing address information from a street segment data layer.

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augment/enrich latitude longitude data

I am looking for ways to augment/enrich latitude longitude data, to obtain for example information like this (for the EU/Europe and the UK): rural/urban area distance to lake/sea distance to nearest ...
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Seeking carbon geospatial data

Is there a easy way to access and query carbon data such as the data that comes from OCO-2 satellite? I’m trying to find a easy way of quantifying the carbon emissions within a certain area. Ideally I ...
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When did USPS start/stop producing its TIGER/ZIP+4 dataset?

When did USPS start/stop producing its TIGER/ZIP+4 dataset? Updates to the product page archived by the WayBack Machine stopped in July 2011, but it looks like some people might have been using it ...
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What are the known standards to map country names to super regions APAC, EMEA, and AMER?

I am looking for country-superregion mapping for the following super regions: APAC = Asia Pacific EMEA = Europe, Middle-East and Africa AMER = North, Central and South America So far I have only ...
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What "MOUNT_TYPE", "URBN_TYPE", and "COAST_TYPE" represents in European NUTS shape files?

I have downloaded the shapefile for European NUTS region fro here. In particular I have downloaded the 1:1 Million SHP file for NUTS 2021 from here. I have opened them using QGIS. In each region there ...
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How to get building elevation and levels

Is there any API or DataSet available to know the Building elevation and levels based on lat and long. I need data for North America(USA)
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Shapefiles of the Great Wall of China and the Silk Road

I am looking for shapefiles of two Chinese landmarks. Great Wall of China. Format: spatial lines. The sources mentioned in another post are apparently not available anymore. Silk Road. Format: ...
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Longitude and Latitude coverage for the city of Porto

I would like to have an idea of precise coverage (extend) for the latitude/longitude of the city of Porto, Portugal. This is in connection with my research that I need to filter out geolocation data ...
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Is the most up to date data from the US Census on ZIP Codes (ZCTAs) from 2010?

I grabbed ZIP Code Tabulation Areas (ZCTAs) from census.gov and I'm a bit confused because the data for Zip Codes seems to be from 2010? Is that right? Do they not change frequently enough to ...
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Complete Germany city database with cities, villages and regions

I am looking for a very detailed free or not free city database for Germany. I need information like state or village, region, latitude, and longitude, population. I think Geonames is a bit messy and ...
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Swiss municipality elevation (altitude)

I am looking for elevation data for Swiss municipalities (Gemeinden). I'd like something simple that can be joined to other data sources, for example, as a CSV, postal_code municipality_name ...
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Aggregate Willmott and Matsuura Temperature Climate Data on Country Level

I'm looking for monthly, mean temperature data on the country-level since 1900 (or at least 1950) for which the temperature is weighted according to population density. The common database for the ...
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Seeking open source service for points of interest near by/within airport

Is there open source api for reverse geocoding the restaurants or hospitals near by or within a given airport?
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Is there a comprehensive geocoding DB available?

Ideally I want a database that contains all points on the earth down to about 3m by 3m square and a corresponding street address if one exists (might be a many to one relationship). Does such a DB ...
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Global Historic GIS Data

This is a basic question concerning data availability. I am looking for global historic geo-spatial data covering the past 2,000 or 3,000 years. Variables of interest are biomes, temperature, ...
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API to get Get UK street name from post code

I am looking for a simple, reliable and free (gratis) API which will return the corresponding UK street name for a UK postcode (preferably with no registration or key required). Additional infos are ...
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Geo coordinates of upazilas in Bangladesh

In order to add markers in map, I need geo coordinates of upazilas (upazila offices) in Bangladesh. Something like this GitHub repo bangladesh-geo should do my job, but unfortunately the SQL tables ...
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Downloading Public Building(s) Lat/Log

Currently, I am working on a project that requires information for public buildings. I was wondering what options are available to find the address and lat/log for each individual public building ...
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Worldwide database of locations (cities)?

It's the first time I post in this community, I hope my question belongs here. I'm currently developing an app where a user can add a location to his post, just like Instagram does (or Facebook). To ...
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Business Name to NAICS Code Mapping

I am looking for a way to map business name + address to NAICS code. Found few government sites like follows: http://www.thinkkentucky.com/kyedc/kpdf/All_Facilities_Alpha.pdf http://www.rcgov.us/...
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Where can I find USA ocean port FIPS code?

I am interested in all of the FIPS codes for USA ocean ports. For example, "PORT_New Orleans, PORT_Houston". What I have for now: I have all the lat & lon for the port. I know I can reverse ...
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Morocco Post Code Shapefiles

I'm searching for the post codes shapefiles of Morocco, anyone have an ideas where I can find those.. ?? I searched on google but I didn't find what I was looking for.. Can be open source.
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Shapefile for Petrol Fueling stations across USA

I am trying to find a shapefile or csv/kml/kmz file with all of USA's vehicular fueling stations. All I have found thus far is E85 (alternative fuel stations) from energy.gov (https://energy.gov/maps/...
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Australian post code/area shapefiles

I'm looking for the Shapefile of the Australian Postcodes/area 4-digits. I would prefer an open source if possible.
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Opengeocode.org account has been suspended?

Does anyone know what has happened to opengeocode.org The well used website is showing that the account has been suspended
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Washington, D.C. Shapefile

I am looking for a shapefile of the Capital city of the United States. I have looked in Natural Earth and GeoTECHO, but I have only found a list of cites that covers the entire world. Can anyone can ...
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Geocoding of Chicago crime data

The City of Chicago publishes some rich crime data, available e.g. here: https://catalog.data.gov/dataset/crimes-2001-to-present-398a4 The address of event crime is partly obscured, so as to read ...
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How to find address from the Census Blocks Code?

I have Census Blocks Code data (15 digits code) and need to get corresponding street names and addresses in NYC. What is the best source of such information?
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geonames.org data dump seems incomplete compared to its API?

Because of geonames.org's API limit, I tried to download its data dump to match with my record. However, it seems like the allCountries.txt data dump seems incomplete with only ~ 7 million records. ...
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Hong Kong geocoding data

I would like to obtain Hong Kong data for geocoding, where can I get it in addition to OSM and Geonames? I use postgresql and postgis as my database, and the TIGER dataset in postgis, which is a ...
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How to Geocode coordinates?

I need a way to obtain the coordinates for all of one type of store/restaurant in a country. For example, all the McDonald's in South Africa. I'd like to use R or any tool that is more appropriate. ...
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OpenStreetMap: Finding shape dimensions from a query

I often propose OSM as a resource on this site, but actually I don't know how to use it very well. (I'll post this first to OpenData but maybe it's more appropriate for GIS.) If I have a single ...
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Sports Clubs & Facilities

I want to create a website with which people can easily find sports clubs or facilities in their area. I basically need a list/database of all sports clubs and facilities in the world. If there is ...
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Where can I get OCD Division of a state's district_court based on an address?

I am unable to find an API that will return the district_court OCD division for an address. I have tried the Google Civic Info API (specifically https://developers.google.com/apis-explorer/#p/...
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Carto Help in minimizing geographic dataset

I have a file that contains location points all over the world, using lat long coordinates. I am trying to trim it down to only new York and Newark new jersey. I have a shape file that is the ...
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What is the best source for up-to-date postcode locations in the UK?

The UK has unusually detailed postal location codes. There are about 2 million unique postcodes in use at any one time. Each code represents a business or a couple of handfuls of household delivery ...
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Georeferenced data on animal sightings

I once came across a website offering datasets of animal (mainly birds) sightings from all over the globe. If I remember correctly that data was combined from different sources, including crowd-...
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Open data GeoRSS feeds

I am building a GIS platform for security management purpose. I would need to display POIs that would be geolocated about events occurring on the globe. Do you guys know open data geoRSS feeds ...
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Federal, state, and county prisons & jails

Looking for a list of all city, state, and federal related prisons & jails in the united states. Looking for the list to include the name of facility, type, and address. Can anyone point me ...
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Looking for sample lat/long data of thousands of US addresses

In order to test some mapping and geocoding functionality, I'm looking for a free data source containing a few thousand US addresses, including latitude and longitude. I need them distributed among a ...
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rail track data of the UK as arcs (lines consisting of lat long points)

I am looking for a free/open data source for rail tracks of the UK network (the rail network as arcs - lines). I have all the train station points as lat long pairs.
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geolocalization of tweets

Do you know a technique to find spatial indicators using the package TwitteR in R? For instance if I have to find the word "dog" using the package twitteR, but I miss the coordinates, there is the ...
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Are coordinates of pixel clicked on Google Maps reusable?

Let's say Joe wants to add the coordinates of the Eiffel Tower to OpenStreetMap. Joe opens Google Maps, enters "Eiffel Tower" in the search box. The Eiffel Tower appears at the center of the map. Joe ...
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Coordinates of villages in The Gambia/Senegal

I am looking for sources of geo-referenced data on villages and cities (or all other things there are) in The Gambia (and Senegal if available). One issue with geocoding in rural West Africa is the ...
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Publishing location based data in Easting and Northing, Longitude and latitude, or Addresses?

I am working on publishing a listing of shelters and hostels, I would like to expose my data to anyone who would like to use it. One of the things I would like to do is allow the shelters and hostels ...
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Broadband data conversion from Census Block to Zip Code

I'm basically trying to duplicate broadbandmap.gov and how you can enter a zip code and return local broadband providers for a project. I downloaded their data files here. They use census blocks to ...
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Social classification data for the UK

Is anyone aware of 'social classification' data sources used, for example, here: http://www.checkmyarea.com/EC3N4AB.htm "Wealthy singles in small city flats and suburban terraces" http://www....
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ISO 3166-1 and ISO 3166-2 data plus borders (e.g. as kml)

I am looking for a free or even commercial data source for ISO 3166-1 and ISO 3166-2 data, ideally with border data (e.g. in kml). The ISO 3166-1 and ISO 3166-2 data should contain the hierarchical ...
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Database of all mailing addresses in France, and their coordinates

Where can I find all currently valid mailing addresses in France? As well as the latitude/longitude for each.
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Seeking geographical database that, given coordinate boundaries, returns all the mountain peaks within the boundary, their coordinates, and elevation

I'm looking for a web service that, given a set of coordinate boundaries, in the form of a rectangle or square, returns all the mountain peaks within the boundary, along with the coordinates and the ...
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