all-the-cities

All the 138,398 cities of the world with a population of at least 1000 inhabitants, in a big JSON array that is ready to be imported in MongoDB for geoSpatialSearch.

Derived from the cities-with-1000 npm package, which in turn came from geonames.org data.

Installation

Download node at nodejs.org and install it, if you haven't already.

npm install all-the-cities-mongodb --save

Usage

const cities = require("all-the-cities-mongodb")

cities.filter(city => {
  return city.name.match('Albuquerque')
})

// [{
//   name: 'Albuquerque',
//   country: 'US',
//   altCountry: '',
//   muni: '',
//   muniSub: '',
//   featureClass: 'P',
//   featureCode: 'PPLA2',
//   adminCode: 'NM',
//   population: 545852,
//   lat: 35.08449,
//   lon: -106.65114
// }, {
//   name: 'Los Ranchos de Albuquerque',
//   country: 'US',
//   altCountry: '',
//   muni: '',
//   muniSub: '',
//   featureClass: 'P',
//   featureCode: 'PPL',
//   adminCode: 'NM',
//   population: 6024,
//   lat: 35.16199,
//   lon: -106.6428
// }]

Fields available to import


id - Id of the city (same in openWeatherMap)
name
altName
country
featureCode
adminCode
population
loc: { type: 'Point', coordinates: [0, 0] }

for **GEO JSON data**, a particular format is needed in MongoDB Schema as written in loc field above

Tests

npm install
npm test

Dependencies

None

Dev Dependencies

  • cities-with-1000: lat/lon, names of cities with over 1000 people
  • tape: tap-producing test harness for node and browsers
  • split2: split a Text Stream into a Line Stream, using Stream 3
  • through2: A tiny wrapper around Node streams2 Transform to avoid explicit subclassing noise

License

MIT

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