The geographical location information available on BigDataCloud API is based on a proprietary designed dataset and ultrafast geo-resolver technology. 


We do not make use of third party search engines, such as Nominatim.


We would like to acknowledge and thank the following organisations and data sources for taking an important part in our data building process:


  1. OpenStreetMap (OSM) project  (https://www.openstreetmap.org/)
  2. Wikidata (https://www.wikidata.org/)
  3. Natural Earth (https://www.naturalearthdata.com/)
  4. United States Census Bureau (https://www.census.gov/)
  5. Australian Bureau of Statistics (https://www.abs.gov.au/)
  6. OpenDoorLogistics (www.opendoorlogistics.com)
  7. The World Bank (https://www.worldbank.org/)
  8. ISO standards (https://www.iso.org/)
  9. The United Nations Statistics Division (https://unstats.un.org/home/)