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FindNearly City from GPS coords

This is a discussion on FindNearly City from GPS coords within the MapPoint Desktop Discussion forums, part of the Map Forums category; I am working on an application in VB and i need to find the nearest city from a GPS coords ...

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    spin0us is offline CB500 rider White Belt
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    FindNearly City from GPS coords

    I am working on an application in VB and i need to find the nearest city from a GPS coords (lat,long). I search in the Mappoint 2006 help, but don't find any method or else about this.

    Can someone help me ?

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    Wilfried is offline Senior Member Black Belt
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    Re: FindNearly City from GPS coords

    Hi,

    You need a database with the geocoordinates of every city and calculate yourself. You can use mappoint to get the database, but I also think there are plenty to find on internet.

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    spin0us is offline CB500 rider White Belt
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    Re: FindNearly City from GPS coords

    Ok, thanks for your answer.
    Finaly i've created my own reverse geocoder that's seems to work greatfully.

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