Global Gazetteer

This product is a point-only city and named administrative places product. It includes a number of attributes intended to provide not only a comprehensive suite of city points with coordinates but a way to categorize them and display them. The coverage is global – over 235 countries are included and range in scope from the largest cities down to small villages, as well as including centroids from administrative areas, postal codes, census boundaries, built up areas, and neighborhoods.

Attributes included make this product ideal for search, basic geocoding, proximity analysis and in support of analytics work when utilized with other datasets.

Classification schemes come in the form of MI Codes, and other attributes signifying location types like capitals and major cities.

Features

Coverage: 235 countries with 2,003,463 gazetteer points

Format Supported: MapInfo Tab (NativeX); Text (Pipe delimited)

Attributes: Attributes ideal for search, basic geocoding, proximity analysis and in support of analytics work when utilized with other datasets:

  • Primary and alternate names
  • Language codes
  • Settlement types and administrative classes
  • Population
  • Postal Codes
  • Smart Labels for MI Pro

Benefits

  • Reverse geocode and associate a locality to coordinates or name.
  • Match a locality within a radius of a point.
  • Display points on a map and/or provide locations for locality names selectively on a map. 
  • Select localities that are of a certain population or distance from a given coordinate.

Specifications

Coverage
Global
Release schedule
Annually
Unit of Sale
Global

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