|The Geographical Names contain names of the object ranges settlement, traffic, vegetation, water bodies, relief and areas.
The dataset GN250 is mainly based on the scale 1:250,000 and comprises about 145,000 entries. The position of objects is described as point geometry by a single coordinate (point geometry) and by "smallest circumscribing rectangles" (Bounding Boxes).
For details, refer to documentation and metadata.
|Interactive map with viewing service GN250|
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|© GeoBasis-DE / BKG <year of last data download>
© GeoBasis-DE / BKG <year of last data download> (data changed)
|Content||File format||File size|
|Data record description||190 KB|
|Currentness of data||text file||10 Bytes|
|Georeferencing||Data format||File size|
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|Web Map Service (WMS)||http://sg.geodatenzentrum.de/wms_gn250||display|
|Web Feature Service (WFS)||http://sg.geodatenzentrum.de/wfs_gnde||display|
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