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Elixir expostal

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Elixir binding for Libpostal - a library for parsing/normalizing street addresses around the world. Powered by statistical NLP and open geo data.

Tutorial on how to write Elixir/Erlang NIF:


The package can be installed by adding expostal to your list of dependencies in mix.exs:

def deps do
  [{:expostal, "~> 0.2.0"}]


Depends on system-wide installation of libpostal.


Parsing an address:

iex> Expostal.parse_address("615 Rene Levesque Ouest, Montreal, QC, Canada")

%{city: "montreal", country: "canada", house_number: "615",
  road: "rene levesque ouest", state: "qc"}

Expanding an address:

iex> Expostal.expand_address("781 Franklin Ave Crown Hts Brooklyn NY")

["781 franklin avenue crown heights brooklyn new york",
  "781 franklin avenue crown heights brooklyn ny"]


View the docs on, or generate the docs locally with mix docs.

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