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Re: Question: Authoritative URIs for Geo locations? Multi-lingual labels?

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Fri, 09 Sep 2011 08:42:56 -0400
Message-ID: <4E6A09D0.1050701@openlinksw.com>
To: public-lod@w3.org
On 9/9/11 5:57 AM, Andreas Harth wrote:
> Scott,
>
> On 09/08/2011 04:38 PM, M. Scott Marshall wrote:
>> It seems that dbpedia is a de facto source of URIs for geographical
>> place names. I would expect to find a more specialized source. I think
>> that I saw one mentioned here in the last few months. Are there
>> alternatives that are possible more fine-grained or designed
>> specifically for geo data? With multi-lingual labels? Perhaps somebody
>> has kept track of the options on a website?
>
> we have made an RDF version of GADM [1] available at [2], and are working
> on interlinking that dataset with other Linked Data sources (such as
> DBpedia and GeoNames).   It's work in progress so we welcome feedback.
>
> There's also a list with some geospatial datasets [3].
>
> Best regards,
> Andreas.
>
> [1] http://gadm.org/
> [2] http://gadm.geovocab.org/
> [3] http://wiki.planet-data.eu/web/GeoData
>
>
Andreas,

Do you provide an RDF dump of your GADM data?

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