This is the reference page for the XML element narrative. See also the relevant overview page: Geography
The free text name or description of the item being described. This can be repeated in multiple languages.
The text in this element must be of type xsd:string.
This element must occur at least once (within each parent element).
A code specifying the language of text in this element. It is recommended that wherever possible only codes from ISO 639-1 are used. If not present, the default language is assumed.
This value must be on the Language codelist.
The narrative element can be used to declare freetext for the name child element of 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>