GeoDataFrame.to_parquet(path, index=None, compression='snappy', schema_version=None, **kwargs)[source]#

Write a GeoDataFrame to the Parquet format.

Any geometry columns present are serialized to WKB format in the file.

Requires ‘pyarrow’.

Added in version 0.8.

pathstr, path object
indexbool, default None

If True, always include the dataframe’s index(es) as columns in the file output. If False, the index(es) will not be written to the file. If None, the index(ex) will be included as columns in the file output except RangeIndex which is stored as metadata only.

compression{‘snappy’, ‘gzip’, ‘brotli’, None}, default ‘snappy’

Name of the compression to use. Use None for no compression.

schema_version{‘0.1.0’, ‘0.4.0’, ‘1.0.0’, None}

GeoParquet specification version; if not provided will default to latest supported version.


Additional keyword arguments passed to pyarrow.parquet.write_table().

See also


write GeoDataFrame to feather


write GeoDataFrame to file


>>> gdf.to_parquet('data.parquet')