Search Geographic Names (MyGeoname)
Geographical Names Database (Pangkalan Data Nama Geografi-PDNG) - MyGeoname is like a geographical names data bank which is use to store names, locations, historical backgrounds and gazette notifications. It is an authoritative records that are available for government and public use.
MyGeoname applications developed to store all geographical names databases all across the country. It was developed to provide authoritative information relating to the location and spelling of geographical names which are gazetted in a consistent format for the official use of government, industry and the public.
Diagram 1: View application MyGeoname
PDNG development benefits are:
Consistent use of a proper name is important for effective communication;
To support socio-economic development, conservation and national infrastructure;
To facilitate in locating various communities by establishing consistent use of geographical names;
To preserve the rich heritage of places, whereby each name tells a story and provides a sense of place; and
To identify and reflect culture, heritage and landscape associated with geographic names.
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