djangofrdoc / ref / contrib / gis / utils.txt

.. _ref-gis-utils:

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GeoDjango Utilities
===================

.. module:: django.contrib.gis.utils
   :synopsis: GeoDjango's collection of utilities.

The :mod:`django.contrib.gis.utils` module contains various utilities that are
useful in creating geospatial Web applications.

.. toctree::
   :maxdepth: 2

   geoip
   layermapping
   ogrinspect

GeoIP
=====

Interface to the MaxMind GeoIP library for performing IP-based geolocation
from GeoDjango.  See :ref:`GeoIP reference <ref-geoip>` documentation for
more information.

LayerMapping
============

The :class:`~django.contrib.gis.utils.LayerMapping` simplifies the process
of importing spatial data and attributes into your GeoDjango models.
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