Following a long discussion, on the meeting in Helsinki, June 2012 the TrAiD working group decided on a renaming of the group and a re-orientation of its goals. Further details will follow soon.

Thesaurus of Geographic Names

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The Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN) is a structured vocabulary currently containing around 1,106,000 names and other information about places. Names for a place may include names in the vernacular language, English, other languages, historical names, names and in natural order and inverted order. Among these names, one is flagged as the preferred name.
Place Name Authority