This is the reference page for the XML element location. See also the relevant overview page: Geography
The sub-national geographical identification of the target locations of an activity. These can be described by gazetteer reference, coordinates, administrative areas or a textual description. Any number of locations may be reported.
This element may occur any number of times.
An internal reference that describes the location in the reporting organisation’s own system.
This value must be of type xsd:string.
Example location for an iati-activity.
<location ref="AF-KAN"> ... </location>
<location ref="AF-KAN"> <location-reach code="1" /> <location-id vocabulary="G1" code="1453782" /> <name> <narrative>Location name</narrative> </name> <description> <narrative>Location description</narrative> </description> <activity-description> <narrative>A description that qualifies the activity taking place at the location.</narrative> </activity-description> <administrative vocabulary="G1" level="1" code="1453782" /> <point srsName="http://www.opengis.net/def/crs/EPSG/0/4326"> <pos>31.616944 65.716944</pos> </point> <exactness code="1"/> <location-class code="2"/> <feature-designation code="ADMF"/> </location>
<location ref="AF-KAN"> ... </location> <location ref="KH-PNH"> ... </location>
The following child elements were removed: coordinates; gazetteer-entry; location-type.
The @percentage attribute was removed.
Note that major changes were made to the subelements of location in version 1.04.
- the 1.04 location changes overview guidance
- the Activities Schema Changelog (or the individual subemelement pages)
Where used, the @percentage attribute is now designated as a decimal value and no longer as a positive Integer