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ArcGIS Data Appliance: World Gazetteer

ArcGIS Data Appliance: World Gazetteer is a places locator that allows you to geocode various types of places around the world. The World Gazetteer locator is composed solely of open-source content, primarily from GeoNames. The GeoNames database itself contains over 27 million geographical names and consists of over 12 million unique features with roughly 4.8 million populated places and 15 million alternate names. The gazetteer references a dataset including countries, states and provinces, administrative areas (for example, counties), cities, landmarks, water bodies, and more.

The World Gazetteer provides a content solution that works with ArcGIS Enterprise. It is included (shipped separately) with ArcGIS Data Appliance 2024 with World Standard, World Advanced, North America Standard, and North America Advanced product options. It can also be licensed as a stand-alone option.


This feature is not included with the World Basic product option.

The World Gazetteer help includes the following topics: