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geotext

https://travis-ci.org/elyase/geotext.png?branch=master

Geotext extracts country and city mentions from text

Usage

from geotext import GeoText

places = GeoText("London is a great city")
places.cities
# "London"

# filter by country code
result = GeoText('I loved Rio de Janeiro and Havana', 'BR').cities
# 'Rio de Janeiro'

GeoText('New York, Texas, and also China').country_mentions
# OrderedDict([(u'US', 2), (u'CN', 1)])

Installation

pip install https://github.com/elyase/geotext/archive/master.zip

Features

  • No external dependencies
  • Fast
  • Data from http://www.geonames.org licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Similar projects

geography: geography is more advanced and bigger in scope compared to geotext and can do everything geotext does. On the other hand geotext is leaner: has no external dependencies, is faster (re vs nltk) and also depends on libraries and data covered with more permissive licenses.