awswrangler.catalog.get_table_location(database: str, table: str, transaction_id: Optional[str] = None, query_as_of_time: Optional[str] = None, catalog_id: Optional[str] = None, boto3_session: Optional[Session] = None) Any

Get table’s location on Glue catalog.


If reading from a governed table, pass only one of transaction_id or query_as_of_time.


This function has arguments which can be configured globally through wr.config or environment variables:

  • catalog_id

  • database

Check out the Global Configurations Tutorial for details.

  • database (str) – Database name.

  • table (str) – Table name.

  • transaction_id (str, optional) – The ID of the transaction (i.e. used with GOVERNED tables).

  • query_as_of_time (str, optional) – The time as of when to read the table contents. Must be a valid Unix epoch timestamp. Cannot be specified alongside transaction_id.

  • catalog_id (str, optional) – The ID of the Data Catalog from which to retrieve Databases. If none is provided, the AWS account ID is used by default.

  • boto3_session (boto3.Session(), optional) – Boto3 Session. The default boto3 session will be used if boto3_session receive None.


Table’s location.

Return type



>>> import awswrangler as wr
>>> wr.catalog.get_table_location(database='default', table='my_table')