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GeoNames Plugin

Introduction

A very cool set of tools, there is everything from postcodes, elevations, weather in ICAO standard, earthquakes, time zones & even city statistics, population.

Data calls

  • GeoNames - Search (Data)
  • GeoNames - Lookup Place & Postcode
  • GeoNames - Find Nearby Populated Place
  • GeoNames - Weather Station With Most Recent Weather Observation
  • GeoNames - Recent Earthquakes
  • GeoNames - Ocean / Reverse Geocoding
  • GeoNames - Elevation - SRTM3
  • GeoNames - Timezone
  • GeoNames - Country Info (Bounding Box, Capital, Area In Square Km, Population)
  • GeoNames - Country Subdivision

Setting up

  1. To use plugin need to create a GeoNames account. Register link: http://www.geonames.org
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2. After email confirmation, need to login and enable GeoNames services usage for current account:
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3. Install GeoNames plugin to our app.
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4. Configure plugin credentials. Just open installed plugin in Plugins tab, and put your username from GeoNames to โ€œusernameโ€ input.
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Responses for API Calls:
Search (data) - returns a list of objects with following content:
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Lookup Place & Postcode - returns a list of objects with following content:
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Find nearby populated place - returns a list of objects:
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Weather Station with most recent weather observation - returns an object with following content:
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Recent Earthquakes - returns a list of objects:
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Ocean / reverse geocoding - returns an object:
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Elevation - SRTM3 - returns an object:
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Changelogs

Update 18.08.2022 - Version: 1.7.0
  • minor fixes
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Tip: More details about GeoNames Library you can find at: http://www.geonames.org/export/web-services.html

Demo to preview the settings


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