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Q: List of place names of the world ( Answered,   0 Comments )
Subject: List of place names of the world
Category: Sports and Recreation > Travel
Asked by: bobwander-ga
List Price: $10.00
Posted: 30 Jun 2006 10:58 PDT
Expires: 30 Jul 2006 10:58 PDT
Question ID: 742369
I am looking for a definitive source of names and location
(latitude/longitude) of all populated places (cities/towns) on earth.
Any kind of database or CSV format is fine. Hierarchical data is
desired: country>administrative region>city/town.

Request for Question Clarification by scriptor-ga on 30 Jun 2006 11:04 PDT
Would this meet your requirements?

Subject: Re: List of place names of the world
Answered By: pafalafa-ga on 30 Jun 2006 11:40 PDT

The free download from the World Gazetteer vailable here:

should fully meet your needs.  

If not, just let me know via the Clarify feature, and I'll continue
searching for you.

All the best,


search strategy -- used bookmarked sites for gazetteers
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