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Using GEONAMES to find the nearest largest (population) city?

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Hi All,

 

I have the lat long information (various locations) and I am trying to figure out a way to find nearest largest city (population-over 250k). CASS is not an option since I do not subscribe to it. I know how to find a distance between two locations using distance module, but no idea on this

 

Has anybody used geonames through alteryx to retrieve such information. Thanks

@acerdell what country or geographical region is this for?

Interest data source.

 

geonames.jpg

 

Attach a quick example seems a clean enough set to work with. I kept source data zipped for size.

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