Glossary of Terms for the Standardization of Geographical Names (Revised)

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The 2007 Addendum in the six languages of the UN is included in this revised version.


Geographical names as vital keys for accessing information in our globalized and digital world

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Manual for the National Standardization of Geographical Names

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Technical reference manual for the standardization of geographical names

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English Korean


Technical Terminology Employed in the Standardizationo of Geographical Names

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ST/CS/SER.F/330/Rev. 2 24 July 1987 - A/C/E/F/R/S

ST/CS/SER.F/330, 24 Sep 1984 - A/C/E/F/R/S

Toponymy Training Manual

Manual List by chapter


UNGEGN Information Bulletin number 56 (June 2019) - Curiosities of geographical names

UNGEGN Information Bulletin number 55 (December 2018) - Legislation on Geographical Names

UNGEGN Information Bulletin number 54 (May 2018) - Geographical Names Supporting Sustainable Development

UNGEGN Information Bulletin number 53 (November 2017) - 50 Years of UNGEGN and UNCSGN

UNGEGN Information Bulletin number 52 (May 2017) - Making Geographic Names Accessible and Available

UNGEGN Information Bulletin number 51 (November 2016) - National Names Authorities - structures and operations

UNGEGN Information Bulletin number 50 (June 2016) - Exonyms - standards or standardisation

UNGEGN Information Bulletin number 49 (November 2015) - Benefits of Geographical Names Standardisation

UNGEGN Information Bulletin number 48 (May 2015) - Geographical Names as Cultural Heritage

UNGEGN Information Bulletin number 47 (September 2014) - Gazetteers

UNGEGN Information Bulletin number 46 (March 2014) - Geographical Names Matter

UNGEGN Information Bulletin number 45 (October 2013) - Consistent Use of Place Names Makes a Difference

UNGEGN Information Bulletin number 44 (May 2013)

UNGEGN Information Bulletin number 43 (December 2012)

UNGEGN Information Bulletin number 42 (March 2012)

UNGEGN Information Bulletin number 41 (October 2011)

UNGEGN Information Bulletin number 40 (April 2011)

UNGEGN Information Bulletin number 39 (Fall 2010)

UNGEGN Information Bulletin number 38 (March 2010)

UNGEGN Information Bulletin number 37 (September 2009)

UNGEGN Information Bulletin number 36 (March 2009)

UNGEGN Information Bulletin number 35 (August 2008)

UNGEGN Information Bulletin number 34 (December 2007)

UNGEGN Information Bulletin number 33 (March 2007)

UNGEGN Information Bulletin number 32 (September 2006)

UNGEGN Information Bulletin number 31 (March 2006)

UNGEGN Information Bulletin number 30 (September 2005)

UNGEGN Information Bulletin number 29 (January 2005)

UNGEGN Information Bulletin number 28 (July 2004)

UNGEGN Information Bulletin number 27 (December 2003)

UNGEGN Information Bulletin number 26 (March 2003)

UNGEGN Newsletter number 25 (May 2002)

UNGEGN Newsletter number 24 (July 2001)

UNGEGN Newsletter number 23 (July 2000)

UNGEGN Newsletter number 22 (January 1999)

UNGEGN Newsletter number 21 (May 1998)

UNGEGN Newsletter number 20 (October 1997)

UNGEGN Newsletter number 18-19 (September 1997)

UNGEGN Newsletter number 17 (May 1996)

UNGEGN Newsletter number 16 (November 1995)

UNGEGN Newsletter number 15 (May 1995)

UNGEGN Newsletter number 14 (Nov 1994)

UNGEGN Newsletter number 13 (May 1994)

UNGEGN Newsletter number 12 (January 1994)

UNGEGN Newsletter number 11 (May 1993)

UNGEGN Newsletter number 10 (November 1992)

UNGEGN Newsletter number 9 (May 1992)

UNGEGN Newsletter number 8 (November 1991)

UNGEGN Newsletter number 7 (May 1991)

UNGEGN Newsletter number 6 (November 1990)

UNGEGN Newsletter number 5 (June 1990)

UNGEGN Newsletter number 4 (December 1989)

UNGEGN Newsletter number 3 (May 1989)

UNGEGN Newsletter number 2 (November 1988)

UNGEGN Newsletter number 1 (May 1988)


Media Kit 1 - Aims of the Kit
Media Kit 2 - Geonames - social and cultural values
Media Kit 3 - Geonames - changing world
Media Kit 4 - Geonames - databases
Media Kit 5 - What is UNGEGN
Media Kit 6 - How does UNGEGN work
Media Kit 7 - Resolutions
Media Kit 8 - Why do we need standardization
Media Kit 9 - Where to find out more
Media Kit 10 - Other organizations involved
Media Kit 11 - Frequently asked questions
Media Kit 12 - Quotable quotes
Media Kit 1-12 (Korean)
Media Kit 1-12 (Portuguese) revised


Oslo Studies in Language

Names and Identities vol 4/2 (2012), eds.: Botolv Helleland, Christian-Emil Ore & Solveig Wikstrøm (University of Oslo).
Available languages: English

Geospatial information and geographical names

Geospatial information and geographical names :
Finding our way through a forest of information
Available languages: English

Standardization of geographical names in West African countries

Akinyemi, Felicia (2004), in UNGEGN Information Bulletin, Number 28, July 2004
Available languages: English

United Nations activities in the field of standardization of geographical names

De Henseler, Max (1992), E/CONF.85/1/CRP.3. Submitted by the UNGEGN Secretariat to the Sixth UN Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names, New York, September 1992
Available languages: English

Geographical names - maps, identity and the United Nations

Kerfoot, Helen (2009). Presented to the plenary session of the International Cartographic Conference, Santiago, Chile, 20 November 2009
Available languages: English Paper English Presentation

Organization and functions of a National Geographical Names Standardization Programme: A Manual

Orth, Donald J. (1990), In World Cartography, Volume XXI. New York, United Nations, 1990 (ST/TCD/15). Sales No. E.90.I.12. pp. 11-40
Available languages: English

The importance of geographic names in a spatial data infrastructure

Parker, John (2001), E/CONF.93/B.P.1. Invited document for the 7th UNRCC-Americas, New York, January 2001
Available languages: English


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