Is there PostGis support for PostgreSQL?

Posted December 16, 2019 3.7k views
DigitalOcean Managed PostgreSQL Database


I tried to do create extension postgis; in my managed database, which worked, but when I connect now it says:

django.db.utils.OperationalError: could not open extension control file "/usr/share/postgresql/12/extension/postgis.control": No such file or directory

I tried looking for answers, and only thing that came up was 7 years old. So I figured I would ask again.

Thanks for a very impressive service.. I use AWS day-to-day but am looking to move personal projects and new stuff to DO.

All the best,


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postgis, postgis_legacy, postgis_sfcgal, postgis_tiger_geocoder, postgis_topology and postgis_fdw are among the supported extensions for postgres managed databases.

For more context see the full list of supported extensions for postgresql managed dbs on DigitalOcean