ST_GeomFromKML — Takes as input KML representation of geometry and outputs a PostGIS geometry object
geometry ST_GeomFromKML(text geomkml
Constructs a PostGIS ST_Geometry object from the OGC KML representation.
ST_GeomFromKML works only for KML Geometry fragments. It throws an error if you try to use it on a whole KML document.
OGC KML versions supported:
KML 2.2.0 Namespace
OGC KML standards, cf: http://www.opengeospatial.org/standards/kml:
Availability: 1.5, requires libxml2 2.6+
This function supports 3d and will not drop the z-index.
ST_GeomFromKML function not support SQL/MM curves geometries.
SELECT ST_GeomFromKML(' <LineString> <coordinates>-71.1663,42.2614 -71.1667,42.2616</coordinates> </LineString>');