Can t round a GEO POINT – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

Opster Team

August-23, Version: 7.9-8.9

Briefly, this error occurs when you try to perform a rounding operation on a GEO_POINT data type in Elasticsearch. GEO_POINT data type is used to store geographical locations and doesn’t support rounding. To resolve this issue, you can either change the data type of the field to a type that supports rounding, or modify your query to avoid rounding on GEO_POINT fields. Alternatively, you can process the data before indexing to include rounded values if necessary.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” can’t round a [GEO_POINT] ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: search, aggregations.

Log Context

Log “can’t round a [GEO_POINT]” class name is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 return org.elasticsearch.index.fielddata.FieldData.docsWithValue(geoPoints);
 }  @Override
 public final Function roundingPreparer(AggregationContext context) throws IOException {
 throw new AggregationExecutionException("can't round a [GEO_POINT]");
 }  /**
 * Return geo-point values.


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