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ogr2ogr

Convert Simple Features data between file formats. More information: https://gdal.org/programs/ogr2ogr.html#ogr2ogr.

  • Convert a Shapefile into a GeoPackage:

ogr2ogr -f GPKG {{output}}.gpkg {{input}}.shp

  • Change coordinate reference system of a GeoPackage from EPSG:4326 to EPSG:3857:

ogr2ogr -s_srs {{EPSG:4326}} -t_srs {{EPSG:3857}} -f GPKG {{output}}.gpkg {{input}}.gpkg

  • Convert a CSV file into a GeoPackage, specifying the names of the coordinate columns and assigning a coordinate reference system:

ogr2ogr -f GPKG {{output}}.gpkg {{input}}.csv -oo X_POSSIBLE_NAMES={{longitude}} -oo Y_POSSIBLE_NAMES={{latitude}} -a_srs {{EPSG:4326}}

  • Load a GeoPackage into a PostGIS database:

ogr2ogr -f "PostgreSQL" PG:dbname="{{database_name}}" {{input}}.gpkg

  • Clip layers of a GeoPackage file to the given bounding box:

ogr2ogr -spat {{min_x}} {{min_y}} {{max_x}} {{max_y}} -f GPKG {{output}}.gpkg {{input}}.gpkg