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A list of cities of each country

My open data project (I am a co-founder) has a free list of all the cities in the world, along with their area centroid (lat/lng), as a CSV file. It is compiled from the USGS/GNIS (US) and NGA/GNS (...
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Database world cities with their names in all languages of the world

Wikidata has a category called "city" which will give you a list of world cities https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q515 You can use SPARQL to query Wikidata https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/...
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Cost of living dataset

I found an API from Numbeo (documentation) that claims 1,485,832 prices in 4,786 cities entered by 177,368 users (information updated 2014-11-25) Here is their page related to the Cost of Living....
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List of United States cities

The US Census Bureau also has a national gazeteer file with state and city info, including incorporation information. For metadata/excel file column please have a look at HERE.
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Database world cities with their names in all languages of the world

I guess the Geonames project is the closest answer to your question. You can download the data directly on the website or you can also find it here and download it/use the api. Cheers
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Worldwide database of locations (cities)?

Why don't you use OSM's API? A similar question was asked on gis: How to get a list of OSM relations (id numbers) of cities and countries only?
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Electricity and (space) heating load curves for a city

GreenButtonData.org (open source) is compiling this type of information from its users. They currently claim that upto 60 million households can access their monitoring/analysis system via ...
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Energy Consumption of individual buildings

i think open ei has this in their building energy data book: http://en.openei.org/doe-opendata/dataset/buildings-energy-data-book here's a section from that which is a survey of building energy ...
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List of all restaurants in a city (EU)?

Here is my obligatory pointer to overpass turbo, a "graphic" way to explore the data quality for certain POIs (points of interest) in the OpenStreetMap database. This examplary query for amenity=...
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A list of cities of each country

UN/LOCODE includes over 103,034 locations in 249 countries and installations in international waters. It is used by most major shipping companies, by freight forwarders and in the manufacturing ...
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Electricity and (space) heating load curves for a city

While this won't be of help for a while, we at the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) are beginning to develop a data set that may be helpful in the future. We received approval for a new ...
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List of United States cities

I have a CSV file you can download that lists all US cities by state. The data was compiled from the US Census 2013 Gazetteer. http://www.opengeocode.org/download.php#statecity In case you must ...
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Free Cadastral Map

From Wikipedia: A Cadastre is normally a parcel based, and up-to-date land information system containing a record of interests in land (e.g. rights, restrictions and responsibilities). It ...
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Largest U.S. cities per state in 1950

The data you want are in these files. The primary source for this data was a US Census Bureau dataset of ~7500 incorporated cities whose populations surpassed 2500 people at some point in their ...
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Where can I download a dataset including longitude and latitude coordinates at a city level

I think that geonames.org has the data you require. It's datasets contain: The main 'geoname' table has the following fields : --------------------------------------------------- geonameid : ...
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Electricity and (space) heating load curves for a city

European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity (ENTSOE) provides Consumption and Production data for individual countries (and Exchange data between countries). (Link to Data Portal....
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Electricity and (space) heating load curves for a city

The City of Gainesville has an open data portal that seems to be worth the title. They offer huge amounts of data. Among them are these two, both updated since January 2012: Customer electric ...
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List of all restaurants in a city (EU)?

I would take a look at these sources: OpenStreetMap (OSM) All about POIs (points of interest) in OSM Question on help.OSM about extracting POIs from a region Foursquare POI API (aka Venues) (note: ...
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Pollution DataSet

The WHO provides global data for many cities. It doesn't seem to break down the overall air pollution into molecular components, though. Website with details Ambient (outdoor) air pollution database, ...
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List of United States cities

You might try using data from the Geonames.org database. You can download gazateer data by country from this list. Another potential source is the the MaxMind GeoLite2 dataset.
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Database world cities with their names in all languages of the world

As a variation of above, if you want all the labels in all the languages, you can get it from Wikidata like so: SELECT DISTINCT ?city ?country (lang(?label) AS ?language) ?label WHERE { ?city ...
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Free Cadastral Map

Greater Geelong, Australia's Cadastral GIS Data and here is Montana's Cadastral Map/Data if state level is not too big for your example.
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List of every city and town in the world?

You can try the Geonames database. The GeoNames geographical database covers all countries and contains over eleven million placenames that are available for download free of charge. You may have ...
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Worldwide database of locations (cities)?

I suggest to try Geonames, which is a well-recognized open database of geolocalized places worldwide. Geonames links the name of places (from hotel to cities) to coordinates (longitude & latitude, ...
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Cost of living dataset

Here's a link to the Consumer Price Index on Data.gov, which has Department of Labor (BLS) and other U.S. Federal agency data set up for download. Cheers, Martin
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Cost of living dataset

For the US, this information is generally obtained through the Bureau of Labor (BLS) jointly with the US Census. Data is collected on a regional, state and metropolitan statistical area (MSA). Here ...
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List of all restaurants in a city (EU)?

For Great Britain, the Food Standards Authority make available an API which has the food hygiene ratings for every place that serves food in the local authorities that operate the scheme. Whilst this ...
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Energy Consumption of individual buildings

Cornell Univserity offers real-time energy consumption data for individual buildings, and well as generation from renewable or plant generation http://portal.emcs.cornell.edu/ Categories, each ...
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Property ownership data

The link below lists all SF municipal websites that provide public datasets related to property. I do not know if any of these datasets have ownership records. http://propertymap.sfplanning.org/...
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