Re: Translations of city names

From: Frédéric Grosshans <>
Date: Thu, 2 Mar 2017 17:22:57 +0100

It looks like the community having the expertise to answer such question
is the GIS (Geography Information Systems) community, more than the
Unicode community. Have you tried asking a question on ?


Le 01/03/2017 à 21:56, Jean Aurambault a écrit :
> Hi,
> I'm looking for (lightweight) libraries to translate city names,
> potentially country as well (but I know that's available in CLDR/ICU
> in some ways). Ideally it wouldn't need a database but rely on static
> assets.
> I'm wondering if there is any standard that defines a universal city
> id (similar to country codes).
> Wikipedia has lots of information on exonyms in different languages.
> I also found thing like that seems to have a
> complete dataset with translations in many language but the relevant
> data would need to be extracted.
> Right now we use a old version of Maxmind library to get geolocated
> data that has no translation. Looks like new version have some
> translation but not enough language supported
> Any recommandation?
> Best,
> Jean
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