Areas are geographic regions or settlements. See Wikidata for details on how areas are added and updated.
The name of the area.
The type of area. Possible values are:
- City is used for settlements of any size, including towns and villages.
- Municipality is used when it is not clear whether subdivision or city would be appropriate.
- District is used for a division of a large city, e.g. Queens.
- Island is used for islands and atolls which don't form subdivisions of their own, e.g. Skye.
Begin and end dates
See the page about dates for more information.
ISO 3166 codes
The ISO 3166 codes are the codes assigned by ISO to countries and subdivisions.
The aliases are used to store alternate names or misspellings.
See the page about MBIDs for more information.
See the page about annotations for more information.