[geo-discuss] address->location databases

Rufus Pollock rufus.pollock at okfn.org
Fri Jul 11 14:48:41 UTC 2008

On 10/07/08 13:31, Wookey wrote:
> Let's say I have a list of european addreses which I wish to plot on a
> map.
> Are there free databases to turn those addreses into locations?
> I know of Freethepostcode.org for UK postcodes. What about other
> countries?

I'm not a geodata expert but what about GeoNames:


More details on:


However I'm not sure this works with 'addresses' especially European 
postal codes (it will just work with towns/regions etc).


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