Tag Archives: mapping

Folium Lines and Markers

I was asked recently about adding multiple custom lines and markers to a Folium map. Folium can be a bit funny about the order in which things are applied so below gives an example of how you can later lines and markers. To make it easier to see which elements are which in the final… Read More »

Python Convert KML to GeoJSON

GeoJSON and KML are formats for storing spatial information. KML files are commonly found with Google Earth type applications, so it can be useful to convert KML to GeoJSON.  The python library kml2geojson can be used to convert KML to GeoJSON. kml2geojson works as either a tool from the command line, or can be used… Read More »

UK University Locations

The UK has around 160 universities, located around the country. Here is a map of UK University Locations, made using Folium.   Download the UK university locations data [csv] Access the list of UK universities Python Code For UK University Locations How to convert postcodes to coordinates

Convert Postcode Coordinates

It’s common to have the postcode of an address and need to plot this on a map. In this post I show you two options for how to convert postcode coordinates using an online tool or data available for free online. Option 1. Use an Online Conversion Tool Often the easiest way to convert postcode… Read More »