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Searching for Han Yunis gives:
1 Han Yunis
Han Yunis United States, US.Han Yunis N 31° 21' 0'' E 34° 17' 24''

It seems a duplicate for Khan Yunis in the Gaza Strip.

The strange thing is that Han Yunis is marked as part of the United States and I cannot see it the Google Map.


Joined: 08/12/2005 07:39:47
Messages: 4271

Hi Jobrafo

This is something experimental. If geonames does not find a result and the countrycode is US, then the yahoo geocoder is used for the search as a fallback mechanism.

The result you see here if from the yahoo geocoder, and you cannot find it in geonames.
I will add a note in red explaining this for yahoo results.

The full fallback mechanism is :
1. search geonames
2. if nothing found, search the postal codes
3. if still nothing is found and countrycode =US, search with yahoo
4. if still no result, search wikipedia


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