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Data Sources

Updated: 19-FEB-2015

We have had some users tell us that our data is similar to other providers or that our results look identical to another providers. To take a little guess work out of the why part and to avoid answering the same question over and over we have created this Data Sources list with a link in our FAQs for reference.


Global Sources

These are the main places we get our data for most of the world:

  1. TIGER/Line® - U.S. Census Bureau
  2. OpenStreetMap Planet File
  3. GeoNames
  4. Natural Earth
  5. Statistics New Zealand
  6. OpenGeoCode
  7. Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2014
  8. Contains Royal Mail data © Royal Mail copyright and database right 2014
  9. Contains National Statistics data © Crown copyright and database right 2014
  10. Thematic Mapping
  11. Zillow
  12. AidData BETA
  13. GPS Navigation Partners
  14. Proprietary Data Partners
  15. Our Paid Street Runners


TimeZone Data

These are the two places we get our TimeZone data from:

  1. Blake Crosby's TZ-Map, Original Source: Eric Muller
  2. Unicode.org, CLDR Version 29, Zone-Tzid Table


Elevation Data

These are the places we get our Elevation data from:

  1. Jonathan de Ferranti's Digital Elevation Data
  2. ASTER Global Digital Elevation Map

* This Data Sources List is subject to change and is not considered complete or all-inclusive in any way.