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Datasources used by GeoNames in the GeoNames Gazetteer

  • nga : National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency's (NGA) and the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (most names except US and CA)
  • gnis : U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System (names in US).
  • National Association of Counties
  • www.geobase.ca (names in CA)
  • Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux
  • Corte Nacional Electoral - Republica de Boliviaa
  • Brasileiro de Geografia Estatística (IBGE)
  • gtopo30 (elevation)
  • nasa: srtm3 elevation, cgiar: void filled srtm3 elevation
  • worldgazetteer (population data)
  • Land Information New Zealand LINZ
  • Statistics New Zealand
  • summitpost (elevation of mountains)
  • Geonative: alternate names
  • Gipuzkoa Provincial Council (see Blog posting)
  • Géographie de Bretagne
  • METAR Weatherstations
  • Master Location Identifier Database (c) 2008, 2011 Weather Graphics, Norman, Oklahoma
  • OurAirports
  • Amtliche Vermessung Schweiz / swisstopo
  • Statistische Amt des Kantons Zürich
  • Statistisk sentralbyr Norway (administrative divisions)
  • Erik Bolstad
  • Danmarks Statistik (admin codes)
  • © National Land Survey of Finland 2011
  • Sweden: Bebyggelseregistret, BBR (Data Base of Built Heritage)
  • Centraal Bureau voor de Statistiek and Eugene van der Pijll
  • Instituto Nacional de Estadística. (National Statistics Institute), Spain (admin codes)
  • Instituto Geográfico Nacional
  • Instituto Geográfico Português
  • Istituto Nazionale di Statistica - Italia
  • gfoss.it
  • Institut national de l'information géographique et forestière
  • Insee - Institut National de la Statistique et des Études Économiques - France (admin codes)
  • Open Data France - data.gouv.fr
  • sncf (French train stations)
  • Ordnance Survey, UK (Ordnance Survey data Crown copyright and database right 2010)
  • UK Department for Transport (public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v1.0)
  • NISRA - Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency
  • Geodata for Czech Republic
  • Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  • National Geographic Information Infrastructure Programme, Survey Department, Government of Nepal
  • Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica courtesy of the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research - SCAR, (disclaimer)
  • UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (APC)
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration : Weather Stations
  • CIA - The World Factbook
  • National Statistical Institute Bulgaria
  • Roman Rachkov (Bulgarian toponyms)
  • Statistik Austria (admin codes)
  • Offene Daten Wien
  • SAGIS Land Salzburg
  • Open Government Data (OGD) Steiermark
  • Land Niederösterreich Open Government Data
  • Datenquelle: Land Oberösterreich - data.ooe.gv.at
  • Open Data des Landes K√§rnten
  • Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia)
  • Hellenic Mapping and Cadastral Organisation (HEMCO)
  • Yemen Ministry of Public Health
  • Bayerische Vermessungsverwaltung . www.geodaten.bayern.de
  • LGL, www.lgl-bw.de
  • Amt fuer Statistik Berlin-Brandenburg
  • Offene Daten Koeln
  • Kataster-, Vermessungs- und Liegenschaftsamt der Hansestadt Rostock
  • Municipal Demarcation Board South Africa
  • INEGI Mexico
  • hotels.com
  • laterooms
  • diytravel
  • alpharooms
  • hotelsearch.com

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