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PostGIS adds support for geographic objects to the PostgreSQL object-relational database. It "spatially enables" the PostgreSQL server so it can be used as a backend spatial database for geographic information systems (GIS).


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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2Kelly Hopkins24 February 2009
GPLv2orlaterSandro Santilli13 November 2015

Leaders and contributors

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Sandro Santilli Maintainer

Resources and communication

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Developer VCS Repository Webview
Developer Mailing List Info/Archive
Support Mailing List Info/Archive
Developer Bug Tracking

Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 13 November 2015.


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