[uf-discuss] Geo deployed on Wikipedia.

Costello, Roger L. costello at mitre.org
Mon Apr 2 06:30:02 PDT 2007

This is awesome Andy!

Great work!


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In message <DrdaDHpcsODGFwYf at pigsonthewing.org.uk>, Andy Mabbett
<andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk> writes

>I've just added:
>Geo to Wikipedia's GeoTemplate:

>Work to add Geo to the individual articles is ongoing.

The later is now done - every singe Wikipedia article which publishes
coordinates (and that includes, cities, neighbourhoods, transport
stations, hotels, hospitals, mountains, museums, etc. etc.) using a
template (and there are many thousands) now includes Geo ;-)

Templates which use titles in the coordinate template will be attended
to shortly.

I'm indebted to Wikipedia user "Quarl" for working with me on the

Examples (showing a variety of formats and uses):




In a related project, I and others are working to add coordinates to
the articles, about places, which don't yet have them.

Andy Mabbett
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