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Electricity and (space) heating load curves for a city

I want to get a visual feeling for the distribution of electricity and heating load over the year. There are national load curves, then there are reference load curves for individual (mainly ...
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U.S. City and County Web Data (API)

Are there any websites that have basic City and County information for the U.S.?
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Cost of living dataset

I'm trying to compare what the equivalent salary would be between two cities based upon the cost of living in each city. I want to be able to build something like CNN's cost of living calculator. ...
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Database world cities with their names in all languages of the world

I'm looking for a database of cities in the world with their names in all languages of the world. Where it is possible to download?
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Is there a list, database or API that contains the URLs for United States city and town websites?

I'm looking for a database of URLs for every official city and town website. Ideally this list would be up to date and maintained. Freebase has some of the results and we have every city and town in ...
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List of all restaurants in a city (EU)?

Is there an open database where I can get the list of all restaurants (or bakeries, etc) for a given city ? Since I'd need theses places so as to be able to put them on a map, like Google maps, i ...
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A list of cities of each country

Is there a free csv, xml or in some other format database of all (or least top 20-50 biggest) cities for each country in the world?
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Trying to locate US Census Shapefiles for all MSA's (Metropolitan & Micropolitan Statistical Areas)

I've been rooting around at the US Census Dept's Tigerline Shapefile download area through the web portal here: http://www.census.gov/cgi-bin/geo/shapefiles2013/main And have been pretty successful ...
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List of United States cities

I'm looking to get some data of this page http://www.greatschools.org/california/san-francisco/schools/?gradeLevels=e&page=2 To do it I need to create the links in this format: http://www....
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Besides Vancouver and Chicago, what cities have open data on rental buildings bylaw infractions?

(Background - a previous answer to this question--not sure how to link it--tells us City of Chicago publishes building violations.) We've developed a free mobile app (Vancouver RentalDog, currently ...
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Find reusable images of city X with width>2100 pixels

I need large reusable pictures of particular places (to make Wikivoyage banners, example). Where to find such images? For instance pictures of Berlin with width>2100px Contiguous images, not mosaics. ...
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German municipality-level data (Gemeinde) on demographics

I'm trying to find comprehensive Gemeinde-level data for small (<10'000 inh.) municipalities in all of Germany. The (joint-)distribution or at least some summary shares of the following ...
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Get random city of any country

I am looking for an public Rest API which I can consume and get random city name at every time. No inputs (like country). City can be any size, it can be a village, town, city..
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What cities provide open data on rental building bylaw infractions?

We've developed a free mobile app (Vancouver RentalDog, currently in iTunes) that allows people to identify licensed rental buildings in Vancouver, which have outstanding bylaw infractions. Our data ...
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List of every city and town in the world?

I was wondering if anyone knows of a downloadable list of all cities and towns in the world. Can someone suggest a resource that has a comprehensive list city and town names?
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Dataset of World Cities, Counties, Localities, Provinces, and States? [duplicate]

I have a JSON list of international cities with country, latitude, longtitude, but not the corresponding state or province associated with them. Is there a free database of cities that include what I ...
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List of German local politicians

I am looking for a dataset/list of all mayors of German municipalities. In particular I am interested in smaller municipalities (<10'000 inhabitants). I care most about the following data Age ...