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Geo shape

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Geoshapes are defined like in
this is almost like the Well Known Text (WKT) format. But in the separation of the points and coordinates the '.' and ' ' (blank) are used the other way round.

line-string 0,0 10,10 20,25 50,60
WKT: LINESTRING(0 0, 10 10, 20 25, 50 60)

multiline-string (10,10 20,20)(15,15 30,15)
WKT: MULTILINESTRING((10 10, 20 20), (15 15, 30 15))

GeoShape data

Property Type Description
address PostalAddress
addressCountry string
elevation double only Meter
postalCode string
box string
circle string
line string A line is a point-to-point path consisting of two or more points. A line is expressed as a series of two or more point objects separated by space.
multiline string several lines in ()
polygon string

Included Thing data

Property Type Description
additionalType string Name of the "real", more descriptive class which has no additional properties. examples are,,
alternateName string Multilingual
image ImageObject
tag Tag[]
link Link[] Web-links and general links between things
sameAs string
url string URL of the item
description string Multilingual. It is automatically translated if the description is not provided in all languages. Translated text is trimmed to 9000 symbols. Can contain HTML
disambiguatingDescription string Multilingual Can contain HTML
name string Multilingual Can contain HTML

Last update: January 27, 2023 14:37:03