Given the lat/long coordinates, how can we find out the city/country?

Another option: Download the cities database from Add each city as a lat/long -> City mapping to a spatial index such as an R-Tree (some DBs also have the functionality) Use nearest-neighbour search to find the closest city for any given point Advantages: Does not depend on an external server to be available Very … Read more

How to get a time zone from a location using latitude and longitude coordinates?

Time Zone Location Web Services Google Maps Time Zone API Bing Maps Time Zone API Azure Maps Time Zone API GeoNames Time Zone API TimeZoneDB API AskGeo – commercial (but arguably more accurate than GeoNames) GeoGarage Time Zone API – commercial, focusing on Nautical time zones. Raw Time Zone Boundary Data Timezone Boundary Builder – … Read more