Geo Polygon Filter

A filter allowing to include hits that only fall within a polygon of points. Here is an example:

{
    "filtered" : {
        "query" : {
            "match_all" : {}
        },
        "filter" : {
            "geo_polygon" : {
                "person.location" : {
                    "points" : [
                        {"lat" : 40, "lon" : -70},
                        {"lat" : 30, "lon" : -80},
                        {"lat" : 20, "lon" : -90}
                    ]
                }
            }
        }
    }
}

Allowed Formats

Lat Long as Array

Format in [lon, lat], note, the order of lon/lat here in order to conform with GeoJSON.

{
    "filtered" : {
        "query" : {
            "match_all" : {}
        },
        "filter" : {
            "geo_polygon" : {
                "person.location" : {
                    "points" : [
                        [-70, 40],
                        [-80, 30],
                        [-90, 20]
                    ]
                }
            }
        }
    }
}
Lat Lon as String

Format in lat,lon.

{
    "filtered" : {
        "query" : {
            "match_all" : {}
        },
        "filter" : {
            "geo_polygon" : {
                "person.location" : {
                    "points" : [
                        "40, -70",
                        "30, -80",
                        "20, -90"
                    ]
                }
            }
        }
    }
}
Geohash
{
    "filtered" : {
        "query" : {
            "match_all" : {}
        },
        "filter" : {
            "geo_polygon" : {
                "person.location" : {
                    "points" : [
                        "drn5x1g8cu2y",
                        "30, -80",
                        "20, -90"
                    ]
                }
            }
        }
    }
}

geo_point Type

The filter requires the geo_point type to be set on the relevant field.

Caching

The result of the filter is not cached by default. The _cache can be set to true to cache the result of the filter. This is handy when the same points parameters are used on several (many) other queries. Note, the process of caching the first execution is higher when caching (since it needs to satisfy different queries).