Blog about the GeoNames project.
GeoNames.org is compiling a worldwide database of public domain geographical data from various sources. The GeoNames database is not only searchable and downloadable, but also directly accesible via numerous webservices free of charge. The database contains more than 6 Million toponyms in several layers, whereof ca 2.2 Mio populated places. For numerous countries postal code information is available and may be used for address geocoding.
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