Geographic Vocabulary

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Code Name Description URL
A1 Global Admininistrative Unit Layers   http://www.fao.org/geonetwork/srv/en/metadata.show?id=12691
A2 UN Second Administrative Level Boundary Project Note: the unsalb.org website is no longer accessible, and public access to the boundaries resources has been removed http://www.ungiwg.org/content/united-nations-international-and-administrative-boundaries-resources http://www.unsalb.org/
A3 Global Administrative Areas   http://www.gadm.org/
A4 ISO Country (3166-1 alpha-2)   http://www.iso.org/iso/country_codes.htm
G1 Geonames   http://www.geonames.org/
G2 OpenStreetMap Note: the code should be formed by prefixing the relevant OpenStreetMap ID with node/ way/ or relation/ as appropriate, e.g. node/1234567 http://www.openstreetmap.org/