AdministrativeArea

Thing > Place > AdministrativeArea

A geographical region, typically under the jurisdiction of a particular government.

Usage: Between 100 and 1000 domains
PropertyExpected TypeDescription
Properties from Place
additionalProperty PropertyValue A property-value pair representing an additional characteristics of the entitity, e.g. a product feature or another characteristic for which there is no matching property in schema.org.

Note: Publishers should be aware that applications designed to use specific schema.org properties (e.g. http://schema.org/width, http://schema.org/color, http://schema.org/gtin13, ...) will typically expect such data to be provided using those properties, rather than using the generic property/value mechanism.

address PostalAddress  or
Text 
Physical address of the item.
aggregateRating AggregateRating The overall rating, based on a collection of reviews or ratings, of the item.
branchCode Text A short textual code (also called "store code") that uniquely identifies a place of business. The code is typically assigned by the parentOrganization and used in structured URLs.

For example, in the URL http://www.starbucks.co.uk/store-locator/etc/detail/3047 the code "3047" is a branchCode for a particular branch.
containedInPlace Place The basic containment relation between a place and one that contains it. Supersedes containedIn.
Inverse property: containsPlace.
containsPlace Place The basic containment relation between a place and another that it contains.
Inverse property: containedInPlace.
event Event Upcoming or past event associated with this place, organization, or action. Supersedes events.
faxNumber Text The fax number.
geo GeoCoordinates  or
GeoShape 
The geo coordinates of the place.
globalLocationNumber Text The Global Location Number (GLN, sometimes also referred to as International Location Number or ILN) of the respective organization, person, or place. The GLN is a 13-digit number used to identify parties and physical locations.
hasMap Map  or
URL 
A URL to a map of the place. Supersedes map, maps.
isicV4 Text The International Standard of Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities (ISIC), Revision 4 code for a particular organization, business person, or place.
logo ImageObject  or
URL 
An associated logo.
openingHoursSpecification OpeningHoursSpecification The opening hours of a certain place.
photo ImageObject  or
Photograph 
A photograph of this place. Supersedes photos.
review Review A review of the item. Supersedes reviews.
specialOpeningHoursSpecification OpeningHoursSpecification The special opening hours of a certain place.
Use this to explicitly override general opening hours brought in scope by openingHoursSpecification or openingHours.
telephone Text The telephone number.
Properties from Thing
additionalType URL An additional type for the item, typically used for adding more specific types from external vocabularies in microdata syntax. This is a relationship between something and a class that the thing is in. In RDFa syntax, it is better to use the native RDFa syntax - the 'typeof' attribute - for multiple types. Schema.org tools may have only weaker understanding of extra types, in particular those defined externally.
alternateName Text An alias for the item.
description Text A description of the item.
disambiguatingDescription Text A sub property of description. A short description of the item used to disambiguate from other, similar items. Information from other properties (in particular, name) may be necessary for the description to be useful for disambiguation.
image ImageObject  or
URL 
An image of the item. This can be a URL or a fully described ImageObject.
mainEntityOfPage CreativeWork  or
URL 
Indicates a page (or other CreativeWork) for which this thing is the main entity being described. See background notes for details.
Inverse property: mainEntity.
name Text The name of the item.
potentialAction Action Indicates a potential Action, which describes an idealized action in which this thing would play an 'object' role.
sameAs URL URL of a reference Web page that unambiguously indicates the item's identity. E.g. the URL of the item's Wikipedia page, Freebase page, or official website.
url URL URL of the item.


Instances of AdministrativeArea may appear as values for the following properties
PropertyOn TypesDescription
areaServed ContactPoint  or
DeliveryChargeSpecification  or
Demand  or
Offer  or
Organization  or
Service 
The geographic area where a service or offered item is provided. Supersedes serviceArea.
geographicArea Audience The geographic area associated with the audience.
validIn Permit The geographic area where the permit is valid.

More specific Types

Examples

Example 1
<div>
NYC Food Service Establishment Permit, issued by Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
(issued through NYC Food Service Establishment Permit Service; valid in New York for 1 year).
</div>
<div itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/GovernmentPermit">
  <span itemprop="name">NYC Food Service Establishment Permit</span>
  <div itemprop="issuedBy" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/GovernmentOrganization">
    <span itemprop="name">Department of Health and Mental Hygiene"</span>
  </div>
  <div itemprop="issuedThrough" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/GovernmentService">
    <span itemprop="name">NYC Food Service Establishment Permit Service</span>
   </div>
  <div itemprop="validIn" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/AdministrativeArea">
    <span itemprop="name">New York</span>
  </div>
  <time itemprop="validFor" datetime="P1Y">1 year</time>
</div>
<div vocab="http://schema.org/" typeof="GovernmentPermit">
  <span property="name">NYC Food Service Establishment Permit</span>
  <div property="issuedBy" typeof="GovernmentOrganization">
    <span property="name">Department of Health and Mental Hygiene"</span>
  </div>
  <div property="issuedThrough" typeof="GovernmentService">
    <span property="name">NYC Food Service Establishment Permit Service</span>
   </div>
  <div property="validIn" typeof="AdministrativeArea">
    <span property="name">New York</span>
  </div>
  <time property="validFor" datetime="P1Y">1 year</time>
</div>
<script type="application/ld+json">
{
  "@context": "http://schema.org",
  "@type": "GovernmentPermit",
  "issuedBy": {
    "@type": "GovernmentOrganization",
    "name": "Department of Health and Mental Hygiene\""
  },
  "issuedThrough": {
    "@type": "GovernmentService",
    "name": "NYC Food Service Establishment Permit Service"
  },
  "name": "NYC Food Service Establishment Permit",
  "validFor": "",
  "validIn": {
    "@type": "AdministrativeArea",
    "name": "New York"
  }
}
</script>
Example 2
This example shows a JSON-LD description of services that do not necessarily have a direct
human-oriented HTML description. It describes a GovernmentService named "Veterans Affairs Emergency Mental Health",
its operator, service area and service details, such as its Veterans Crisis Line (including  phone contact line
hours of operation, language and other details).
This example is JSON only.
This example is JSON only.
<script type='application/ld+json'>
{
  "@context": "http://schema.org",
  "@type": "GovernmentService",
  "name": "Veterans Affairs Emergency Mental Health",
  "serviceType": "Psychiatric Emergency Services",
  "operator": {
    "@type": "GovernmentOrganization",
    "name": "US Department of Veterans Affairs"
  },
  "serviceArea": {
    "@type": "AdministrativeArea",
    "name": "Massachusetts"
  },
  "audience": {
    "@type": "CivicAudience",
    "name": "Veterans"
  },
  "availableChannel": {
    "@type": "ServiceChannel",
    "name": "Urgent Care Clinic",
    "availableLanguage": {
      "@type": "Language",
      "name": "Spanish",
      "alternateName": "es"
    },
    "serviceLocation": {
      "@type": "Hospital",
      "name": "VA Boston -- West Roxbury",
      "address": {
        "@type": "PostalAddress",
        "streetAddress": "1400 VFW Parkway",
        "addressLocality": "West Roxbury",
        "addressRegion": "MA",
        "postalCode": "02132"
      }
    }
  }
}
</script>

Schema Version 3.0