Current and historical information

A database of names, descriptions, and characteristics of over 165,000 places in the world. The Gazetteer includes:

  • The political world, major geographic regions, counties, provinces, regions, states, districts, capitals, cities, town, villages, neighborhoods, special districts.
  • The physical world, continents, oceans, seas, gulfs, lakes, lagoons, rivers, bays, inlets, channels, streams, islands, archipelagos, peninsulas, atolls, mountains, mountain ranges, canyons, deserts, valleys, glaciers, volcanoes.
  • Special places, national parks, reserves and monuments, historic and archeological sites, resorts, airports, ports, dams, nuclear plants, mines, canals, shopping malls, theme parks, stadia, military bases, fortified lines, mythic places.
Database Type: Dictionary, Index Interface Language: English Materials Language: English Subject: Earth Sciences, Geography, Global & International Studies, History (World) Broad Category: Multidisciplinary, Reference, Sciences