Thing > Intangible > StructuredValue > GeoCoordinates

The geographic coordinates of a place or event.
PropertyExpected TypeDescription
Properties from GeoCoordinates
elevation Text  or
Number 
The elevation of a location.
latitude Text  or
Number 
The latitude of a location. For example 37.42242.
longitude Text  or
Number 
The longitude of a location. For example -122.08585.
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 short description of the item.
image URL  or
ImageObject 
URL of an image of the item.
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 GeoCoordinates may appear as values for the following properties
PropertyOn TypesDescription
geo Place The geo coordinates of the place.


Examples

<h1>What is the latitude and longitude of the Empire State Building?</h1>
Answer:
Latitude: 40 deg 44 min 54.36 sec N
Longitude: 73 deg 59 min 8.5 sec W
<div itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Place">
  <h1>What is the latitude and longitude of the <span itemprop="name">Empire State Building</span>?</h1>
  Answer:
  <div itemprop="geo" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/GeoCoordinates">
    Latitude: 40 deg 44 min 54.36 sec N
    Longitude: 73 deg 59 min 8.5 dec W
    <meta itemprop="latitude" content="40.75" />
    <meta itemprop="longitude" content="73.98" />
  </div>
</div>
<div vocab="http://schema.org/" typeof="Place">
  <h1>What is the latitude and longitude of the <span property="name">Empire State Building</span>?</h1>
  Answer:
  <div property="geo"  typeof="GeoCoordinates">
    Latitude: 40 deg 44 min 54.36 sec N
    Longitude: 73 deg 59 min 8.5 dec W
    <meta property="latitude" content="40.75" />
    <meta property="longitude" content="73.98" />
  </div>
</div>
<script type="application/ld+json">
{
  "@context": "http://schema.org",
  "@type": "Place",
  "geo": {
    "@type": "GeoCoordinates",
    "latitude": "40.75",
    "longitude": "73.98"
  },
  "name": "Empire State Building"
}
</script>

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