Wikipedia georeferenced articles

New: The datasets have been updated with the latest DBPedia release, based on Wikipedia dumps dating July 2011

The Wikipedia articles can include a geographic location. In this page you can find datasets and services ready to be used in spatial applications.

All datasets were extracted from the DBpedia Geographic Coordinates dataset corresponding to the English version of Wikipedia. The original Wikipedia dump from where it was derived was generated on July 2011.

The latest version includes around 442.000 articles. If you need more complete and updated datasets, you can have a look at the Wikipedia-World project. It aggregates geographic information from all Wikipedia versions and provide services to query it, as well as data dumps.




All datasets are licensed under the same terms of the original DBpedia datasets, that is the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License and the GNU Free Documentation License.

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