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INSEE/IRIS geolocalization

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# Pyris

IRIS INSEE Geolocalizer

Pyris try to collect data about [IRIS]( from the French [INSEE]( institute. It’s possible from an address to find the IRIS code and some related data.

[IRIS]( are specific codes and data related to more than 50,000 districts, built by the [National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies](

## Data

IRIS shapes at

Go to the data directory and then:

  • ./

You have to install postgreSQL and PostGIS. For Debian:

sudo apt-get install postgresql postgis

Create a database name pyris with:


  • and to insert data

You have to be a PostgreSQL superuser to create the postgis extension for your database. If it’s not the case, you can do:

  • su

  • su - postgres

  • psql pyris -c “CREATE EXTENSION postgis;”

Test the insertion with a simple:

`sql SELECT gid,depcom,nom_com,iris,typ_iris FROM geoiris LIMIT 10; `


You can:

  • URL/iris/0104?limit=5 to the some information about a specific IRIS code

  • URL/search/q=place de la bourse Bordeaux to get the IRIS data from a specific address

## Launch the Web App

First, download the few CSS & JavaScript dependencies with a bower install (just a Bootstrap and jQuery).

Then : > gunicorn -b or > gunicorn -b –env PYRIS_APP_SETTINGS=./appdev.yml if you have to specify db credentials or logging Flask app configuration.

See an [example of a app.yml file](

Visit http://localhost:5555/pyris

## Requirements

  • postgresql

  • postgis

  • flask

  • flask restplus

  • psycopg2

  • slumber

  • pyaml

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