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[nycphp-talk] Time zone based on country/state/city

Jake McGraw jmcgraw1 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 25 17:05:05 EDT 2009


Also, you could just ask your users to supply their timezone... didn't
think of that one!

- jake

On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 5:03 PM, Jake McGraw<jmcgraw1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 3:07 PM, Nelly Yusupova<nelly at cgim.com> wrote:
>> Hello Everyone,
>>
>> Is there a way to figure out a time zone based on country/state/city.  I
>> searched the web and could not find any resources.
>
> You have got two problems here:
>
> Most TZ databases are going to be LatLon specific, so, you'll have to
> convert an address (City, State, Country) to geolocation
> (latitude/longitude), Google and Yahoo have services for that.
>
> Then you'll have to convert the Lat Long to a timezone, using this:
>
> www.geonames.org/export
>
> http://www.geonames.org/export/web-services.html#timezone
>
> Hope that helps!
>
> - jake
>
>>
>> Thank you in advance.
>>
>> Sincerely,
>> Nelly Yusupova
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>> nelly at cgim.com
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>>
>>
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