UserGuidelines/GIS/Data: utf8.py

File utf8.py, 1.0 KB (added by Fran Boon, 10 years ago)

Encode GADM as UTF8

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1#!/bin/env python
2
3#
4# Script to convert GADM files to UTF-8
5#
6
7import os
8import codecs
9
10#from osgeo import ogr
11
12for filePrefix in ["gadm1_lev0", "gadm1_lev1", "gadm_v1_lev2"]:
13
14 # Download the file
15 #wget http://gadm.org/data/gadm_v1_lev0_shp.zip
16 #wget http://gadm.org/data/gadm_v1_lev1_shp.zip
17 #wget http://biogeo.ucdavis.edu/data/gadm/gadm_v1_lev2_shp.zip
18
19 # Unzip it
20 #unzip gadm_v1_lev0_shp.zip
21 #unzip gadm_v1_lev1_shp.zip
22 #unzip gadm_v1_lev2_shp.zip
23
24 # Use OGR to convert SHP to CSV
25 #ogr2ogr -f CSV CSV gadm1_lev0.shp -lco GEOMETRY=AS_WKT
26 #ogr2ogr -f CSV CSV gadm1_lev1.shp -lco GEOMETRY=AS_WKT
27 #ogr2ogr -f CSV CSV gadm_v1_lev2.shp -lco GEOMETRY=AS_WKT
28
29 # Convert CSV to UTF-8
30 fileName = os.path.join("CSV", "%s.csv" % filePrefix)
31 fileObj = codecs.open(fileName, "r", "latin-1")
32 input = fileObj.read()
33 fileOut = codecs.open("%s_utf8.csv" % filePrefix, "w", "utf-8")
34 fileOut.write(input)
35 fileOut.close()
36
37 #os.rmdir("CSV")
38
39 # Import the data into PostGIS
40 # pgloader
41
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43