CityName

version 1.1.0.0 (1.04 MB) by Richard Moore
Given a latitude and longitude, return the name of the nearest city

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Updated 3 May 2016

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This uses a list of 5000 world cities from the GeoNames data set. Currently, it returns the name of the city with the closest latitude and longitude. An improvement that would better handle high latitude cases would use ground distance.

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Richard Moore (2022). CityName (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/56878-cityname), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

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