[Talk-ca] Orleans

john whelan jwhelan0112 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 25 11:30:28 GMT 2010


So whose definition of a City do we use?

If I wish to do a search for an address on the map what does
GeoNames<http://www.geonames.org/>and OpenStreetMap
Nominatim <http://nominatim.openstreetmap.org/> use?

Thanks John

On 24 March 2010 21:23, Richard Weait <richard at weait.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 24, 2010 at 9:13 PM, john whelan <jwhelan0112 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > To the east of Ottawa exists the district of Orleans.  All roads are
> > actually within the city of Ottawa.  Orleans has never existed as a
> > municipal entity, only for Canada Post, essentially it is a collection of
> > postcodes.  The correct Postal address for streets and roads is Orleans.
> >
> > Should the city be entered as Orleans as per Canada Post's address or as
> > Ottawa?
>
> Sounds like the city is Ottawa and the neighborhood is Orleans.
>
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