The ultimate world place name database for sophisticated searching or geo-coding.

Key Features

  • 2.5 million unique places and 3.6 million names
  • Latitude/longitude coordinates for all names
  • Geopolitical information
    • Country, territory or sovereign state name
    • 1st order internal administrative division where available
    • 2nd order internal administrative division where available
    • ISO 3166 country code and ISO 3166-2 admin division codes
  • Foreign Language Exonymns
    • Includes exonyms for English, French, Spanish, German, Russian, Ukrainian, Arabic and Japanese.
  • Alternative place names
    • former names
    • historic names
    • alternative spellings
  • All towns classified into one of 8 administrative function types:
    • National Capital
    • Capital of Dependent Territory
    • Capital of Disputed Territory
    • Capital of 1st order administrative division
    • Capital of 2nd order administrative division
    • Capital of 3rd order administrative division
    • Capital of 4th order administrative division
    • Town without administrative function
  • All towns classified into one of 16 bands
    • Bands range from below one thousand population to above ten million.
  • Time zone information for all towns across the globe
    • Internal unique TZ (time zone) number, ensuring combination of TZ name and Daylight Saving Time (DST) dates is unique
    • Major time zone code
    • Time zone name
    • Y/N flag to indicate if Daylight Saving Time (DST) is used
    • If DST is used, the Start and End dates in force for the current year
    • The name for the time zone during DST if this is used
  • Quarterly updates

DATA FORMATS:

World Locate Premium is distributed as colon delimited UTF-8 text. Other formats may be available on request. It has a file size of approximately 560 Mbytes. This will vary slightly between releases.

LICENCE FEES:

Licence Term3 months6 months1 year2 years (pa)3 years (pa)
Single-user£469£750£1250£814£625
Multi-user 2£703£1125£1875£1688£1594
Multi-user 5£938£1500£2500£2250£2125
Multi-user 10£1172£1875£3125£2813£2656
Multi-user 15£1406£2250£3750£3375£3188
Multi-user 25£1875£3000£5000£4500£4250
Multi-user 50£2344£3750£6250£5625£5313
Multi-user 100£2813£4500£7500£6750£6375
Multi-user250£3750£6000£10,000£9000£8500
Multi-user 500£4688£7500£12,500£11,250£10,625
Corporate£5625£9000£15,000£13,500£12,750
Internet b2c (non commercial)£469£750£1250£1125£1063
Internet b2c (i.e. ASP etc)£1172£51875£3125£2813£2656

 

  • Single-user: Internal use only by 1 user. Unlimited internal business use hard copy dissemination. After the first year, single-user 1 year licences are discounted by 50%. Minimum order value applies.
  • Multi-user : Internal use only by licensed number of concurrent users either accessing the data from individual PCs or via an intranet. Unlimited internal business use hard copy dissemination.
  • Corporate: Internal use by an unlimited number of users either accessing the data from individual PCs or via an intranet. Unlimited internal business use hard copy dissemination. External – unlimited use of data within b2c web applications.
  • Internet b2c: Use of data within free to access, public facing web applications. Data may reside and be accessed from a single internet server utilising a Unique Reference Locator (URL) domain address. Multi domain names may exist for the single internet server.
  • Internet b2b: Use of data within revenue generating web applications. Data may reside and be accessed from a single internet server utilising a Unique Reference Locator (URL) domain address. Multi domain names may exist for the single internet server.

All fees above are subject to VAT where appropriate.
When available, updates will be supplied at no cost as part of the licence.
Collins Bartholomew offers a flexible approach to licensing and data supply, so please contact us if the structure above does not meet your requirements.
All licence purchases are subject to a minimum order value of £250 plus VAT.