OpenAddress SpecificationGeospatialAddress Points
| Version: No information
OpenAdress Specification builds an open resource for geocoding at the global level
  • License: BSD 3-clause New or Revised License
  • About the Publisher: OpenAddress is an open data initiative that aims to establish an open, world wide resource for address information. Collection was originally compiled by Ian Dees
  • Updated by Publisher: 2017-07-11
  • Level of Use: 477,280,973 addresses have been processed as of August 30, 2017
  • Open License: Yes
  • Transferable to other Jurisdictions: The specification has been far reaching and is relatively easy to handle and implement. However, there are legal issues involved with building a database such as this
  • Stakeholder Participation: Address points are crowdsourced. Anyone can contribute to their wiki and on GitHub. Code for America has contributed a continuous integration service. This web service helps build participation and automatically updates the system within days
  • Consensus-based Governance: Standard is posted to GitHub. Have the option to pull requests and post to the GitHub issue tracker
  • Extensions: No information
  • Machine Readable: Data is stored in JSON/GeoJSON format
  • Human Readable: Standard uses clearly universally understood identifiers to label the data
  • Requires Real-Time Data: This metric doesn't really apply to this domain, considering that addresses do not change over time
  • Metadata: There is a list of attribute tags (they are optional) that store metadata. These tags include information about the source website, its license, a human readable note, whether the license requires attribution, and email of the data provider
Added to directory: 2017-08-30
Spanish Postal AddressesGeospatialOntologyAddress Points
The Ontology Engineering Group
| Version: 0.2
Vocabulario para la representación de direcciones postales en España is an ontology for describing address locations in Spain.
  • License: Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0 International
  • About the Publisher: The Ontology Engineering Group is based at the Computer Science School at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. It is widely recognised in Europe in the areas of Ontology Engineering, Semantic Infrastructure, Linked Data, and Data Integration. Oscar Corcho has collaborated with members of Spanish city councils and other Spanish organizations to draft vocabularies for linked open data
  • Updated by Publisher: 2014-04-28
  • Level of Use: No information
  • Open License: Yes
  • Transferable to other Jurisdictions: This vocabulary is intended to be used by municipalities across Spain, but could be transferable. Data class and property names that are not inherited are in Spanish
  • Stakeholder Participation: Contributors are not specified
  • Consensus-based Governance: No way for the public and interested parties to contribute to the development of vocabularies
  • Extensions: No information
  • Machine Readable: An OWL schema is provided
  • Human Readable: An HTML documentation page makes the ontology schema human-readable
  • Requires Real-Time Data: No information
  • Metadata: Extends vcard ontology
Added to directory: 2017-08-29