[OSGeo-Discuss] WorldCities database Free and OpenSource

Paul Ramsey pramsey at cleverelephant.ca
Fri Mar 5 09:38:29 PST 2010

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2010/3/5 António Rocha <toyze.rocha at gmail.com>:
> Greetings
> I'm doing a small tool to calculate distances between cities. I mean, I
> enter City of origin geographic position and city of destination geographic
> position and I calculate distances. The thing is, everytime I have to check
> at GOOGLE Earth a city position and it's getting to be a long a heavy task
> to do.
> I realized that, this
> guys http://www.assemblysys.com/dataservices/db_details.php?db=3 are
> distributing a database with cities geographic positions but this is PAID :(
> . What I wanted to know is if there is any tool/software/database free, open
> source where I can do exacly the same without having to pay for that. And
> even, maybe add a few cities positions and contribute to the project
> Thank you
> Toze
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