Geocode with the OpenCage API, either from place name to longitude and latitude (forward geocoding) or from longitude and latitude to the name and address of the location (reverse geocoding).
- Register at opencagedata.com/users/sign_up.
- Generate an API key at the OpenCage dashboard.
- Save your API key as an environment variable like
help(oc_config)for alternative ways to set your OpenCage API key.
Now you are ready to turn place names into latitude and longitude coordinates:
|Sarzeau||47.52877||-2.7642||56370 Sarzeau, France|
Or turn a set of coordinates into the name and address of the location:
oc_reverse_df(latitude = 51.5034070, longitude = -0.1275920)
|51.50341||-0.127592||10 Downing Street, London, SW1A 2AA, United Kingdom|
But remember, the vignettes are really great! We have:
The OpenCage API supports forward and reverse geocoding. Sources of OpenCage are open geospatial data including OpenStreetMap, DataScienceToolkit, GeoPlanet, Natural Earth Data, libpostal, GeoNames, and Flickr’s shapefiles plus a whole lot more besides. Refer to the current full list of credits.
Please note that this package is released with a Contributor Code of Conduct. By contributing to this project, you agree to abide by its terms.