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

Available languages: Multilingual Korean

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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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Arabic Chinese English French Spanish Russian


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



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 no. 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 Sept. 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 Nov. 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 Jan. 2001
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