[Talk-in] Geocoding Vikarabad District, Telangana

Arun Ganesh arun.planemad at gmail.com
Sun Aug 6 19:09:45 UTC 2017

If you want a OSM based geocoder, give
https://geocoder.opencagedata.com/demo a try. It looks like Vikarabad does
not have many villages mapped, so it probably won't give good results till
you improve OSM.

If using Google is giving bad results, its unlikely one can do much to
improve the results.

On Sun, Aug 6, 2017 at 11:47 PM, Sree harsha Thanneru <nanoharsha at gmail.com>

> Hello All,
> I have been working on "Farmer Distress Helpline" project in newly created
> Vikarabad District,Telangana called KisanMitra, and as part of it looking
> to map the primary data which we get from farmers, but also various
> secondary data like Rainfall, Ground Water level, cropping pattern this
> year, and many more to understand the Issues more deeply, & also to find
> inter linkages.
> For the same, I tried to geocode some of the village data we have within
> our system, but have not been successful. I have only tried a few addon's
> in google sheets(I know a very bad attempt!!) Anyone has a good idea of how
> to achieve the same in a better way with lesser errors ? Is there a list of
> geo-coded info of villages along with corresponding Mandals we could use if
> already available?
> Fairly new at mapping, so eagerly looking for guidance to get going !!
> Cheers,
> Harsha
> +919966089839 <+91%2099660%2089839>
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> Cheers
> Sreeharsha
> +919966089839 <099660%2089839>
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