Places and Points of Interest (POI)

Esri offers Places and Points of Interest (POI) data for countries and areas around the world sourced from a variety of data partners:

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Data Axle

Canada and United States

Esri extracts its business data from a comprehensive list of businesses licensed from Data Axle. This business list contains data for businesses, including the business name, location, franchise code, industry classification code, number of employees, and sales volume. Data is updated quarterly.



Points of interest for Mexico.



An Esri-derived subset of Foursquare's global POI data describing commercial and noncommercial places in over 150 countries and markets around the world. Foursquare's data is based on over 14 billion check-ins from their consumer apps and numerous third-party sources. Data is updated quarterly.



Points of interest for Thailand.


Canada, Puerto Rico, and United States

An Esri-derived subset of SafeGraph's POI data predominantly describing businesses and other commercial places. These POI records can contain attributes such as place-name, a NAICS-based category description, and addresses. Data is updated quarterly.