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Re: Loooking for high quality list of current, real countries

From: Tim Harsch <harschware@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Mar 2011 23:36:38 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTi=2TG4nnRiPJ9yW_2r+MS9u7GwOKA+J=oXj=i62@mail.gmail.com>
To: Aldo Bucchi <aldo.bucchi@gmail.com>
Cc: Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>
http://www.semanticoverflow.com/questions/3445/cities-and-countries-ontology

On Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 11:01 PM, Aldo Bucchi <aldo.bucchi@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi guys,
> I don't usually do this but I would like some help in finding a high
> quality list of "current" ( not Sparta ) and "real" ( not Mordor )
> countries with the following props:
>
> * ISO 3166-1-alpha-2 code
> * English Name
> * Flag
> * Local Name ( optional )
> * Language ( optional )
> * Population ( optional )
> * Facebook ID ( would be cool, but I imagine this is harder )
>
> I am finding pieces of this dataset here and there ( DBPedia,
> Freebase, CIAWFB, GeoNames ) with varying coverage and quality.
> In case you are wondering: Yes, I *AM* trying to save myself some work ;)
>
> Shameless crowd sourcing.
>
> Thanks!
> A
>
> --
> Aldo Bucchi
> @aldonline
> skype:aldo.bucchi
> http://facebook.com/aldo.bucchi
> http://aldobucchi.com/
>
>
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