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I'm looking for a database containing city name, location coordinates, and timezone. I thought this would be simple to find, but it has proven difficult.

(I don't see this question covered elsewhere on the site. Perhaps because it's just too basic. Also, I probably need tagging help.)

  • Thread from 2011+ and from 2013+ – philshem Apr 7 '16 at 17:03
  • @philshem So I was just on the wrong site. . . Do those questions deserve to be migrated here, am I off topic, or neither? Just wondering. – WAF Apr 7 '16 at 17:15
  • You're at the right site, which didn't exist then. – philshem Apr 7 '16 at 17:15
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The GeoNames database gives you both the geo-coordinates and the timezone for each city with a population greater than 1k.

Here's a version of that DB with a direct access to an API and a map on OpenDataSoft (disclaimer: I work for OpenDataSoft).

Cheers

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ESRI has their Open data on their website that might be useful for you. Check that out.

http://opendata.arcgis.com/

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