Yandex

Yandex (Russian: Яндекс) is a Russian Internet company which operates the largest search engine in Russia with about 60% market share in that country.

The Yandex home page has been rated as the most popular website in Russia.

Geocoding

>>> import geocoder
>>> g = geocoder.yandex('Moscow Russia')
>>> g.json
...

This provider may return multiple results by setting the parameter maxRows to the desired number (1 by default). You can access those results as described in the page ‘Access to geocoder results‘.

Reverse Geocoding

>>> import geocoder
>>> g = geocoder.yandex([55.95, 37.96], method='reverse')
>>> g.json
...

Command Line Interface

$ geocode 'Moscow Russia' --provider yandex --out geojson
$ geocode '55.95, 37.96' --provider yandex --method reverse

Parameters

  • location: Your search location you want geocoded.

  • maxRows: (default=1) Max number of results to fetch

  • lang: Chose the following language:

    • ru-RU — Russian (by default)
    • uk-UA — Ukrainian
    • be-BY — Belarusian
    • en-US — American English
    • en-BR — British English
    • tr-TR — Turkish (only for maps of Turkey)
  • kind: Type of toponym (only for reverse geocoding):

    • house — house or building
    • street — street
    • metro — subway station
    • district — city district
    • locality — locality (city, town, village, etc.)
  • method: (default=geocode) Use the following:

    • geocode
    • reverse