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).
Especially, each user has to place the source reference to all geodata, metadata and geodata services recognisably and optically linked. Alterations, processings, new designs or other adaptations have to be affixed with an indication of the alteration in the source reference.
Source reference and indication of alteration have to be formulated as follows. The source reference has to be linked with the URL "http://www.bkg.bund.de" for the representation at a website.