What3Words is an innovative, plain simple and multilingual addressing scheme:
w3w is a giant grid of the world made up of 57 trillion squares of 3 metres x 3 metres. Each square has been given a 3 word address comprised of 3 words from the dictionary. An example of a w3w address is gazed.across.like
I recently added a What3Words geocoder to the geopy package.
So now its possible to geocode and reverse geocode What3Words from python, as shown in this example:
Languages currently supported by the service are: DE, EN, ES, FR, PT, RU, SV, TR.
[Edit: 2014-12-10] **My pull request has been accepted and the what3words geocoder became part of geopy 1.5.0! **