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Joined: 12/11/2007 13:08:23
Messages: 1

Dear All

Thanks so much for the awesome service - its really excellent and very very helpful.

I am trying to get an Administrative Region using the countrySubdivision webservice. It is working well, except it only returns the top Admin Region. I was wondering if it was possible to specify the level of the Admin region received from the webservice. For instance when working in Italy - I would like to get the Comune (ADM3 I think) rather than the Region (ADM1).

Is this possible?



Joined: 08/12/2005 07:39:47
Messages: 4284

Hi Stuart

The problem is that we don't have this information. In particular European countries don't make this information freely available. They are selling for often expensive prices with restrictive licenses.
We would love to provide the information, but as long as European countries don't understand that it would be better for their economies to freely release geographical data it will be difficult to get into more details.



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