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Reusable Django App for determining timezone by geo coordinates

Project description

Geo timezones is a simple Django app to determine timezone by geographic coordinates.

Quick start

  1. Add “geo_timezones” to your INSTALLED_APPS settings like this:

    INSTALLED_APPS = (
        ...
        'geo_timezones',
        ...
    )
    
  2. Download SHP TZ_DATA file from http://efele.net/maps/tz/world/.

  3. Run python manage.py migrate to create the timezones models.

  4. Run python manage.py geo_timezones_update –shp_filename=<your shp tz_data file> to update timezones.

  5. Use app in your code:

    ...
    from geo_timezones import get_timezone_name_by_coordinates
    ...
    
    timezone_name = get_timezone_name_by_coordinates(55.3424, 61.0034)  # lat, long
    

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