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Geotext extracts countriy and city mentions from text

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Geotext extracts country and city mentions from text


from geotext import GeoText

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

# filter by country code
result = geotext.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)])


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  • No external dependencies

  • Fast

  • Data from licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

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0.4.0 (2018-07-30)

Fix unicode errors

0.3.0 (2017-12-03)

Support for Brazilian cities (credit to @joseluizcoe)

0.2.0 (2017-07-01)

  • Python 3 support (credit to @freezer9)

0.1.0 (2014-01-11)

  • First release on PyPI.

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