This is the reference page for the XML element exactness. See also the relevant overview page: Geography


Defines whether the location represents the most distinct point reasonably possible for this type of activity or is an approximation due to lack of more detailed information.



A code from the Extactness Codelist. 1 = Exact, 2 = Approximate

This value must be of type xsd:string.

This value must be on the GeographicExactness codelist.

Example Usage

Example usage of exactness within context of location

This example declares a GeographicExactness code 1 (Exact):
  <location ref="AF-KAN">
   <location-id vocabulary="G1" code="1453782" />
   <name>Location name</name>
   <description>Location description</description>
   <activity-description>A description that qualifies the activity taking place at the location</activity-description>
   <administrative level="1" code="1453782" vocabulary="G1" />
   <point srsName="http://www.opengis.net/def/crs/EPSG/0/4326">
    <pos>31.616944 65.716944</pos>
   <exactness code="1"/>
   <location-reach code="1" />
   <location-class code="2"/>
   <feature-designation code="PRNQ"/>



New in 1.04
This is used as a replacement for the deprecated location/coordinates/@precision attribute

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Last updated on 2015-10-16