# GIS Shapefile¶

## Shapefile¶

Generates a networkx.DiGraph from point and line shapefiles.

“The Esri Shapefile or simply a shapefile is a popular geospatial vector data format for geographic information systems software. It is developed and regulated by Esri as a (mostly) open specification for data interoperability among Esri and other software products.” See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shapefile for additional information.

 read_shp(path[, simplify, geom_attrs, strict]) Generates a networkx.DiGraph from shapefiles. write_shp(G, outdir) Writes a networkx.DiGraph to two shapefiles, edges and nodes.