This is the reference page for the XML element location-class. See also the relevant overview page: Geography


Whether the location refers to a structure, a populated place (e.g. city or village), an administrative division, or another topological feature (e.g. river, nature reserve).


This element must occur no more than once (within each parent element).



A code from the Location Class codelist

This attribute is required.

This value must be of type xsd:string.

This value must be on the GeographicLocationClass codelist.

Example Usage

Example usage of location-class within a location of an iati-activity.

The @code attribute declares a valid code (2) from the GeographicLocationClass codelist.
  <location ref="AF-KAN">
   <location-reach code="1" />
   <location-id vocabulary="G1" code="1453782" />
  <narrative>Location name</narrative>
  <narrative>Location description</narrative>
  <narrative>A description that qualifies the activity taking place at the location.</narrative>
   <administrative vocabulary="G1" level="1" code="1453782" />
   <point srsName="http://www.opengis.net/def/crs/EPSG/0/4326">
    <pos>31.616944 65.716944</pos>
   <exactness code="1"/>
   <location-class code="2"/>
   <feature-designation code="ADMF"/>



New in 1.04
The location-class element was introduced in 1.04 and replaced the now deprecated location-type element.

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Last updated on 2018-02-19