The GeoNames geographical database covers all countries and contains over eleven million placenames that are available for download free of charge.

Prefix
geonames
Alternative Prefixes
Geomames Geonamaes
Links
Homepage
Contact
Missing Contact
Pattern for Local Unique Identifiers
Missing LUI pattern
Example Local Unique Identifier
ADM1   Resolve
Pattern for CURIES
Could not construct CURIE pattern
Example CURIE
geonames:ADM1
Contributor
Charles Tapley Hoyt   0000-0003-4423-4370   cthoyt
Metaregistry

The metaregistry provides mappings between the Bioregistry and other registries. There are 1 mappings to external registries for geonames.

Registry Name Metaprefix External Prefix
FAIRSharing fairsharing FAIRsharing.56a0Uj
Providers

Providers are various services that resolve CURIEs to URLs. The example CURIE geonames:ADM1 is used to demonstrate the provides available for geonames. Generation of OLS and BioPortal URLs requires additional programmatic logic beyond string formatting.

Name Metaprefix URI
GeoNames geonames https://www.geonames.org/recent-changes/featurecode/ADM1/
Bioregistry bioregistry https://bioregistry.io/geonames:ADM1