GeoVariant

GeoVariant[obj,qual]
represents a geographic object obj with qualifier qual.

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  • The geographic object obj can be an Entity object, an EntityClass object, or a string representing an entity type such as .
  • Possible qualifiers include:
  • Automatic region returned when no GeoVariant is specified
    "AllAreas"all legal territories (e.g. US including e.g. Guam)
    "Center"center
    "DefaultMapArea"area used for standard maps
    "PrincipalArea"main territories
    "SimplifiedArea"low-resolution schematic region
  • Geo variants can be used for countries, oceans, cities, and other objects.
  • Unlike GeoGroup, which combines multiple entities, GeoVariant allows specification of a particular variant of a single entity.

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Basic Examples  (2)Basic Examples  (2)

Show the default geo variant for the US:

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Obtain the same result using EntityValue:

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Display geo variants for the US:

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Show geo variants for Russia:

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Introduced in 2014
(10.0)