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DATA FIELD

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Definition:
Space for a specific data element in a computer record. Example: the fields for the coordinates in a place name computer record.

Source Publication:
Glossary of Terms for the Standardization of Geographical Names, United Nations Group of Experts on Geographic Names, United Nations, New York, 2002.

Cross References:
Data item

Hyperlink:
http://unstats.un.org/unsd/geoinfo/ungegn/publications.html

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Created on Wednesday, March 13, 2002

Last updated on Tuesday, June 11, 2013