Import Postal Codes from GeoNames.org into a database
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geonames-postal-codes-import-nodejs

Using Node.js to import Postal Codes from GeoNames.org into a database. See http://download.geonames.org/export/zip/ for a complete list of available postal codes.

Currently, only mysql is supported. Please adapt functions dbConnect(), dbCreateTable(), dbDeleteTable() and dbInsert() in index.js to support other databases.

Unlike other tools, this tool only requires Node.js and no other libraries.

Installation

npm install geonames-postal-codes-import-nodejs

Usage

cd node_modules/geonames-postal-codes-import-nodejs
node index.js [options]

Options:

    -h, --help                 output usage information
    -V, --version              output the version number
    -h, --host [host]          DB Host
    -u, --user [user]          DB User
    -p, --password [password]  DB Password
    -d, --database [database]  DB Database
    -t, --table [table]        DB table
    -c, --countries <keys>     comma separated list of country codes

  Country Codes: <keys>

    see http://download.geonames.org/export/zip/

  Examples:

    index.js -h localhost -u root -p root123 -d geodb -t postal_codes -c DE,CH,ES
    index.js -h localhost -u root -p root123 -d geodb -t postal_codes -c allCountries