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<br><div class="gmail_quote">On 7 August 2018 at 21:56, Daniel Koć <span dir="ltr"><<a href="mailto:daniel@koć.pl" target="_blank">daniel@koć.pl</a>></span> wrote:<br><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0px 0px 0px 0.8ex;border-left:1px solid rgb(204,204,204);padding-left:1ex"><br>
For example nobody would say that a city is a point </blockquote><div><br></div><div>I'm not disagreeing with you, but people do refer to them, & somehow even measure them, as points!</div><div><br></div><div>I'm sure that you have the same situation in your country but an e.g. is my State capital, Brisbane: <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brisbane">https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brisbane</a>, which </div><div><br></div><div>covers an area of 15842 km2, but is still apparently found exactly at:</div><div><br></div><div>

<table class="gmail-infobox gmail-vcard" style="font-size:12.32px;border:1px solid rgb(162,169,177);background-color:rgb(248,249,250);color:black;margin:0.5em 0px 0.5em 1em;padding:0.2em;clear:right;line-height:1.5em;font-family:sans-serif;text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial;width:22em"><tbody><tr><th scope="row" style="vertical-align:top;text-align:left;width:80.7386px;background-color:rgb(249,246,210)">Location</th><td style="vertical-align:top;text-align:left"><ul style="list-style-type:disc;margin:0px 0px 0px 1.6em;padding:0px"><li style="margin-bottom:0.1em">732 km (455 mi) N of<span> </span><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sydney" title="Sydney" style="text-decoration:none;color:rgb(11,0,128);background:none">Sydney</a><sup id="gmail-cite_ref-3" class="gmail-reference" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;white-space:nowrap;font-size:9.856px;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal"><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brisbane#cite_note-3" style="text-decoration:none;color:rgb(11,0,128);background:none">[3]</a></sup></li><li style="margin-bottom:0.1em">945 km (587 mi) NNE of<span> </span><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canberra" title="Canberra" style="text-decoration:none;color:rgb(11,0,128);background:none">Canberra</a><sup id="gmail-cite_ref-4" class="gmail-reference" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;white-space:nowrap;font-size:9.856px;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal"><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brisbane#cite_note-4" style="text-decoration:none;color:rgb(11,0,128);background:none">[4]</a></sup></li><li style="margin-bottom:0.1em">1,374 km (854 mi) NNE of<span> </span><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melbourne" title="Melbourne" style="text-decoration:none;color:rgb(11,0,128);background:none">Melbourne</a><sup id="gmail-cite_ref-5" class="gmail-reference" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;white-space:nowrap;font-size:9.856px;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal"><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brisbane#cite_note-5" style="text-decoration:none;color:rgb(11,0,128);background:none">[5]</a></sup></li><li style="margin-bottom:0.1em">1,600 km (994 mi) NE of<span> </span><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adelaide" title="Adelaide" style="text-decoration:none;color:rgb(11,0,128);background:none">Adelaide</a><sup id="gmail-cite_ref-6" class="gmail-reference" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;white-space:nowrap;font-size:9.856px;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal"><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brisbane#cite_note-6" style="text-decoration:none;color:rgb(11,0,128);background:none">[6]</a></sup></li><li style="margin-bottom:0.1em">3,604 km (2,239 mi) NE of<span> </span><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perth" title="Perth" style="text-decoration:none;color:rgb(11,0,128);background:none">Perth</a><sup id="gmail-cite_ref-7" class="gmail-reference" style="line-height:1;unicode-bidi:isolate;white-space:nowrap;font-size:9.856px;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal"><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brisbane#cite_note-7" style="text-decoration:none;color:rgb(11,0,128);background:none">[7]</a></sup></li></ul></td></tr></tbody></table>

<br></div><div>The Dept of Main Roads also agrees that there is a defined point known as Brisbane! <a href="https://goo.gl/images/FbTLCt">https://goo.gl/images/FbTLCt</a>  </div><div><br></div><div>(I believe that, once upon a time, Main Roads measurements were taken to the Post Office as being the centre of each town?)</div><div><br></div><div>OSM also shows it at <a href="https://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=12/-27.4917/153.0325">https://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=12/-27.4917/153.0325</a>, which has the City tag located in / on the centre of Brisbane City Hall.</div><div><br></div><div><br></div>Thanks<div><br></div><div>Graeme </div></div></div></div>