The OpenSextant Gazetteer is a collection of world-wide place name data. It's used by the other OpenSextant projects, like the OpenSextant geotagger but it is also useful for any project that needs clean, consistent place name data.

Released Data

Most projects will just want the finished data (Latest Release)

Do it yourself

OpenSextant use Kettle ETL to process and transform the publicly available gazetteer data into a clean consistent form used by the OpenSextant geotagger.

Depending on your machine this whole process can take up to 1.5 hrs.