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Q: Comparable products to Meridian World Data's Global Cities Database ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: Comparable products to Meridian World Data's Global Cities Database
Category: Business and Money > eCommerce
Asked by: scsscs2-ga
List Price: $25.00
Posted: 02 Oct 2005 19:11 PDT
Expires: 01 Nov 2005 18:11 PST
Question ID: 575574
I'm look for companies that sell a product that is comparable to
Meridian World Data's Global Cities Database Professional Edition.

The database contains 2,727,162 cities with names, local native names,
lat/lon coordinates, type classifications, state-level information
(1st level administrative division), region information and extended
country data.

A comparable product would, at a minimum, contain all global cities
with lat/lon coordinates.

Request for Question Clarification by pafalafa-ga on 15 Oct 2005 14:52 PDT

This company offers custom-tailored datasets from local areas up to
the whole world:

They seem to have the capability of crafting exactly what you need,
but it's not an easy matter to figure out their pricing scheme (which
is expensive for small extracts, but per-record costs get
progressively cheaper as you request larger chunks of data).

Let me know if this meets your needs.

Subject: Re: Comparable products to Meridian World Data's Global Cities Database
Answered By: pafalafa-ga on 18 Oct 2005 15:54 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars

I've done some further research into Global Gazetteer, the company at
the above link and, after contacting the head guy at the company, I am
quite comfortable that they can provide the data you are looking for.

You may want to contact them yourself to discuss your information
needs.  Their contact information is as follows:

Global Gazetteer

Tel: +44 (0) 1202 417 477

I trust this information fully meets your needs.

However, please do not rate this answer if you find you would like
additional information.  Just post a Request for Clarification to let
me know how I can assist you further, and I am at your service.

All the best,


search strategy -- Used bookmarked sites for gazetteers, and contacted
several of them directly to learn of their capabilities.
scsscs2-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars
Pafalafa found a company with a comparable product and took the time
to verify it with them.

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