[postgis-users] Well Known Text format for lat/lon coordinates

Stephen Woodbridge woodbri at swoodbridge.com
Tue Oct 11 17:06:13 PDT 2005

Josh.Zeckser at jeppesen.com wrote:
> Hello,
>         I was wondering if someone could help me. I've been searching 
> the web for information about 'Well Known Text' format for coordinates, 
> but can't find anything that answers my question.
>         The question is:
>         I have several polygons I would like to create in the database, 
> consisting of latitude/longitude coordinates. Would I enter a point as: 
> (latitude longitude) or (longitude latitude)?

You want to you (longitude latitude) as in (X Y)

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