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Python Web Scraping: Convert an address into geographic coordinates

Python Web Scraping: Exercise-4 with Solution

Write a Python program to convert an address (like "1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA") into geographic coordinates (like latitude 37.423021 and longitude -122.083739),

Geocodin: Geocoding is the process of converting addresses (like "1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA") into geographic coordinates (like latitude 37.423021 and longitude -122.083739), which you can use to place markers on a map, or position the map.

Sample Solution:-

Python Code:

import requests
geo_url = 'http://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/geocode/json'
my_address = {'address': '21 Ramkrishana Road, Burdwan, East Burdwan, West Bengal, India', 
             'language': 'en'}
response = requests.get(geo_url, params = my_address)
results = response.json()['results']
my_geo = results[0]['geometry']['location']
print("Longitude:",my_geo['lng'],"\n","Latitude:",my_geo['lat'])

Output:

Longitude: 87.8618905 
 Latitude: 23.2452767
 

Flowchart:

Python Web Scraping Flowchart: Convert an address into geographic coordinates

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