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GeoNames Plugin

Link to plugin page: https://zeroqode.com/plugin/geonames-1533644201353x639855797454766100

Plugin description:

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 an GeoNames account. Register link: http://www.geonames.org

2. After email confirmation, need to login and enable GeoNames services usage for current account:

3. Install GeoNames plugin to our app.

4. Configure plugin credentials. Just open installed plugin in Plugins tab, and put your username from GeoNames to “username” input.

Responses for API Calls:

Search (data) - returns a list of objects with following content:

Lookup Place & Postcode - returns a list of objects with following content:

Find nearby populated place - returns a list of objects:

Weather Station with most recent weather observation - returns an object with following content:

Recent Earthquakes - returns a list of objects:

Ocean / reverse geocoding - returns an object:

Elevation - SRTM3 - returns an object:

More details about GeoNames Library you can find at: http://www.geonames.org/export/web-services.html

Demo to preview the settings