[OSGeo-Discuss] WorldCities database Free and OpenSource

Giovanni Manghi giovanni.manghi at gmail.com
Fri Mar 5 10:48:59 PST 2010

Olá Antonio,
tudo bem?

are you looking for a distance matrix tool?

QGIS has one, look into the vector menu -> analysis tools -> distance


-- Giovanni --

On Fri, 2010-03-05 at 17:31 +0000, António Rocha wrote:
> 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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