[OSGeo-Discuss] WorldCities database Free and OpenSource

Lester Caine lester at lsces.co.uk
Fri Mar 5 22:47:56 PST 2010

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


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