[gdal-dev] OGR - GetLength in Python

Ari Jolma ari.jolma at gmail.com
Fri Nov 19 01:13:30 EST 2010

On 11/18/2010 03:52 PM, Ludovic Granjon wrote:
> Hi all
> I try to calculate the length of a linestring in python.
> But is there a way in python with ogr to calculate this. I see there's 
> a GetLength()  in the OGRLineString Class Reference 
> http://www.gdal.org/ogr/classOGRLineString.html#7b3dc3abefd16aea17ac9fcc0ccd0010 
> , but I don't see if there's the same thing in python ?

There's Length() method in the bindings for the Geometry class. It's a 
simple interface to OGR_G_Length(), which calls get_Length(), which 
computes the length using simple euclidian 2D length for line strings 
and rings.


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