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|Columbia Gazetteer of the World Online||The Columbia Gazetteer of the World Online provides authoritative information on more than 170,000 places and areas around the world. Coverage is from the country level to states, cities, towns, provinces, counties, villages, hamlets, and neighborhoods. In addition to a wealth of statistical data, the Gazetteer provides rich, in-depth information about the economic, historical, and cultural context of places. Entries cover: demography, physical geography and political boundaries; industry, trade, and agriculture; cultural, historical, and archaeological points of interest; transportation lines, longitude, latitude, and elevations; official government place-names and changed or variant names and spellings. Includes maps; an almanac; historical population figures, starting with every available U.S. census from 1790 to 2000; interlinked glossary of geographic and geological terms.|
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