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A package to extract geospatial extent from files and directories

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Python library for extracting geospatial extent of files and directories with multiple data formats

This project is developed as part of the DFG-funded research project Opening Reproducible Research (o2r,


System requirements

Python: 3.x

The package relies on common system libraries for reading geospatial datasets, such as GDAL and NetCDF. On Debian systems, the UbuntuGIS project offers easy installation of up to date versions of those libraries.

See the packages list in travis.yml for a full list of dependencies on Linux.

Install from PyPI

pip install geoextent

Source installation

git clone
cd geoextent
pip install -r requirements.txt

pip install -e .

System requirements

  • see travis.yml



geoextent --help

to see usage instructions.

Supported data formats

  • GeoJSON (.geojson)
  • Tabular data (.csv)
  • Shapefile (.shp)
  • GeoTIFF (.geotiff, .tif)


All help is welcome: asking questions, providing documentation, testing, or even development.

Please note that this project is released with a Contributor Code of Conduct. By participating in this project you agree to abide by its terms.

See for details.


geoextent is licensed under MIT license, see file LICENSE.

Copyright (C) 2020 - o2r project.

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