Usable street address parser in Python?

Stefan Behnel stefan_ml at
Mon Apr 19 02:28:24 EDT 2010

John Nagle, 17.04.2010 21:23:
>   Is there a usable street address parser available?

What kind of street address are you talking about? Only US-American ones?

Because street addresses are spelled differently all over the world. Some 
have house numbers, some use letters or a combination, some have no house 
numbers at all. Some use ordinal numbers, others use regular numbers. Some 
put the house number before the street name, some after it. And this is 
neither a comprehensive list, nor is this topic finished after parsing the 
line that gives you the street (assuming there is such a thing in the first 


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