EuroGeoNames (EGN) combines Geographic Names from the National Mapping and Cadastral Agencies across Europe to create a unique service and data set.
EuroGeoNames (EGN) started as a successful eContentplus funded project. It is now being implemented by EuroGeographics and its partners for an increasing number of countries in Europe.
17 countries are now connected to EuroGeoNames.
The service was sucessfully reorganised thanks to Finnish Geodetic Institute to the cloude based web interface. The new EuroGeoNames service provides new features as:
Your can access the service for free with limitation of 100 queries per day now! Please pay attention to the upper/lower letters typing geographical name or exonim.
See how EGN can be used to unite border crossing features.
EuroGeonames proposes significant benefits in public, private and personal use. It will enable service providers to unlock the power of location information by providing:
EGN uses a distributed service infrastructure for both collection and delivery of this critical location data. This combination defines a new European Geographhical Names Infrastructure for official and properly maintained geographic data.
EuroGeoNames was the subject of a successful whole days workshop for the United Nations Group of Experts on Geographic Names (UNGEGN) - The event included excellent techniques for connecting to the service (see videos via the link) as well as reporting progress.
Take a look at our online movie to see the results and experience its many applications.
In case of any question related to EGN please contact EGN Project Manager