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A format for encoding a variety of geographic data structures
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What is GeoJSON?

It is an open standard format designed for representing simple geographical features, along with their non-spatial attributes. It is based on JSON, the JavaScript Object Notation. The features include points, line strings, polygons, and multi-part collections of these types
GeoJSON is a tool in the Languages category of a tech stack.

Who uses GeoJSON?

6 companies reportedly use GeoJSON in their tech stacks, including My Franchise, dokla, and Foretag.

29 developers on StackShare have stated that they use GeoJSON.

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Why developers like GeoJSON?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use GeoJSON
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GeoJSON's Features

  • GeoJSON supports the following geometry types: Point
  • LineString
  • Polygon
  • MultiPoint
  • MultiLineString
  • MultiPolygon

GeoJSON Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to GeoJSON?
JavaScript Object Notation is a lightweight data-interchange format. It is easy for humans to read and write. It is easy for machines to parse and generate. It is based on a subset of the JavaScript Programming Language.
JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
Fast, flexible and pragmatic, PHP powers everything from your blog to the most popular websites in the world.
Python is a general purpose programming language created by Guido Van Rossum. Python is most praised for its elegant syntax and readable code, if you are just beginning your programming career python suits you best.
Java is a programming language and computing platform first released by Sun Microsystems in 1995. There are lots of applications and websites that will not work unless you have Java installed, and more are created every day. Java is fast, secure, and reliable. From laptops to datacenters, game consoles to scientific supercomputers, cell phones to the Internet, Java is everywhere!
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GeoJSON's Followers
30 developers follow GeoJSON to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
Andreas Groos
Jose Pinto
Jean-François VIAL
Aziz Boufath
Janusz Paluch