FindGeoLocation

FindGeoLocation[]

attempts to find the current geo location of your computer.

FindGeoLocation["ip"]

gives an estimate of the geo location associated with the IP address given.

FindGeoLocation["address"]

attempts to find the geo location associated with the street address given.

FindGeoLocation[entity]

gives the geo location associated with the specified entity.

Details

  • FindGeoLocation[] may use built-in GPS or other capabilities, or may use geoIP lookup through the internet. Different methods may give results with different accuracy or correctness.
  • IP addresses can be specified in the "nnn.nnn.nnn.nnn".
  • FindGeoLocation returns a GeoPosition object containing {latitude,longitude} or {latitude,longitude,elevation} or containing Missing["NotAvailable"] if it cannot find an explicit geodetic location.
  • FindGeoLocation utilizes data from OpenStreetMap, © OpenStreetMap contributors.

Examples

Basic Examples  (1)

Find your geodetic coordinates:

Wolfram Research (2008), FindGeoLocation, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/FindGeoLocation.html (updated 2014).

Text

Wolfram Research (2008), FindGeoLocation, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/FindGeoLocation.html (updated 2014).

BibTeX

@misc{reference.wolfram_2020_findgeolocation, author="Wolfram Research", title="{FindGeoLocation}", year="2014", howpublished="\url{https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/FindGeoLocation.html}", note=[Accessed: 02-March-2021 ]}

BibLaTeX

@online{reference.wolfram_2020_findgeolocation, organization={Wolfram Research}, title={FindGeoLocation}, year={2014}, url={https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/FindGeoLocation.html}, note=[Accessed: 02-March-2021 ]}

CMS

Wolfram Language. 2008. "FindGeoLocation." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research. Last Modified 2014. https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/FindGeoLocation.html.

APA

Wolfram Language. (2008). FindGeoLocation. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/FindGeoLocation.html