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ready GeoNames

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GeoNames integrates geographical data such as names of places in various languages, elevation, population and others from various sources. Users may manually edit, correct and add new names using a user friendly wiki interface.


Countries that developed this resource Switzerland

Created in 2006

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How to cite this record GeoNames; GeoNames; DOI:; Last edited: May 4, 2020, 11:08 a.m.; Last accessed: Oct 24 2021 10:15 a.m.

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Record added: Jan. 28, 2020, 11:35 a.m.
Record updated: Jan. 28, 2020, 11:44 a.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.

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