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"public"."countries_2" ( "gid" int4 not null , "name" varchar(49) ,
"official_name" varchar(255) , "sovereign" varchar(49) , "iso_2_code"
varchar(11) , "iso_3_code" varchar(11) , "un_code" int4 , "id" int2 not null ,
"geo_region" int8 , "geo_subreg" int8 , "the_geom" public.geometry , primary
key("id")) WITH OIDS;
INSERT INTO countries_2 SELECT gid,
name, 'NULL', sovereign, iso_2_code, iso_3_code, un_code, id, geo_region,
geo_subreg, the_geom FROM countries;)
it has not only cities, but some country data
some cool additional features:
The name of a country in different
a webservice for country information, which lets
you specify the
look for populated places (and not other entities like
a list of
ISO 3166: County
It contains a two-letter code which is recommended as the
general purpose code, a three-letter code which has better mnenomic properties
and a numeric-3 code which can be useful if script independence of the codes is
ISO 639: Language Codes