Tagged: Open Data
The Indian government maintains the directory and hierarchy of local governments and administrative areas in India called the Local Government Directory (LGD). Recently I wanted to map them to WikiData items. This means I wanted to map the administrative areas in the local government to items on WikiData. Update them if necessary.
Recently I completed 1000 edits on OpenStreetMap. It’s a big deal for me :) It happened because I started making small but useful contributions from my phone. I usually map on the phone and then sometimes update them on the desktop, if required. On the phone, I use the following apps, which makes it super easy to edit.
This started as a simple exercise of querying WikiData database using their SPQRQL query service. That lead me to studying about RDF and Triplets. I found it very interesting. I spent hours on it. So I thought I might as well write about it here, so I can refer it later. So everything...