Tools and Applications

There are many ways to query the Canadian Geographical Names Data Base (CGNDB) using the Web and Internet client interfaces. These services provide place names as well as names of geographical features that appear on Canadian maps, together with their location on maps.

The first method is by Querying geographical names online. This method offers many ways to search for names, and many output options are provided.

Additionally, as explained under our Geographical Names Digital Products section, files of geographical names are available through GeoGratis website.

There is also an Application Programming Interface (API)  available.

For more information, please contact GeoGratis.