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Python GeoPy Package: Calculate the distance between London and New York city

Default Options Object (Nominatim API): Exercise-7 with Solution

Write a Python program to calculate the distance between London and New York city.

Sample Solution:

Python Code:

from geopy import distance
london = ("51.5074° N, 0.1278° W")
newyork = ("40.7128° N, 74.0060° W")
print("Distance between London and New York city (in km):")
print(distance.distance(london, newyork).km," kms")

Sample Output:

Distance between London and New York city (in km):
5585.233578931302  kms

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