A gazetteer constructed on ontological principles. The countries are actively maintained.

Preferred Prefix
environmental science geographical location obo ontology
Homepage Repository OBO OWL
Lynn Schriml   0000-0001-8910-9851   lschriml
Pattern for Local Unique Identifiers

Local identifiers in Gazetteer should match this regular expression:

Example Local Unique Identifier
00620027   Resolve
Pattern for CURIES

Compact URIs (CURIEs) constructed from Gazetteer should match this regular expression:

Example CURIE

A summary of the relations in the Bioregistry schema can be found here.

Appears In (1) (bioregistry.schema:0000018 )
Metaregistry Gazetteer

The metaregistry provides mappings between the Bioregistry and other registries. There are 8 mappings to external registries for this resource with 3 unique external prefixes.

Registry Name Registry Metaprefix External Prefix Curate
AberOWL AberOWL logo aberowl GAZ
BioContext biocontext GAZ
BioPortal BioPortal Prefixes logo bioportal GAZ
FAIRSharing FAIRSharing logo fairsharing FAIRsharing.wkdjpb
OBO Foundry OBO Foundry logo obofoundry gaz
OLS Ontology Lookup Service logo ols gaz
OntoBee OntoBee logo ontobee GAZ
Wikidata Wikidata Property logo wikidata P6778
RDF Information

When using this resource in RDF, the following URI format should be used:



A provider turns a local unique identifiers from a resource into a URI. Many providers are also resolvable as URLs (i.e., they can be used in a web browser).

The local unique identifier 00620027 is used to demonstrate the providers available for Gazetteer. A guide for curating additional providers can be found here.

Name Metaprefix URI
Gazetteer gaz http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GAZ_00620027
Gazetteer (RDF) rdf http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GAZ_00620027
Bioregistry bioregistry https://bioregistry.io/gaz:00620027
OBO Foundry obofoundry http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GAZ_00620027
Ontology Lookup Service ols https://www.ebi.ac.uk/ols4/ontologies/gaz/terms?iri=http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GAZ_00620027
BioPortal Prefixes bioportal https://bioportal.bioontology.org/ontologies/GAZ/?p=classes&conceptid=http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GAZ_00620027