geonames: Interface to the "Geonames" Spatial Query Web Service

The web service at <> provides a number of spatial data queries, including administrative area hierarchies, city locations and some country postal code queries. A (free) username is required and rate limits exist.

Version: 0.999
Depends: R (≥ 2.2.0)
Imports: rjson
Published: 2019-02-19
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.geonames
Author: Barry Rowlingson
Maintainer: Barry Rowlingson <b.rowlingson at>
License: GPL-3
NeedsCompilation: no
Materials: README
In views: Spatial
CRAN checks: geonames results


Reference manual: geonames.pdf


Package source: geonames_0.999.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): geonames_0.999.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): geonames_0.999.tgz, r-release (x86_64): geonames_0.999.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): geonames_0.999.tgz
Old sources: geonames archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse imports: weed
Reverse suggests: mapmisc


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