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Geographic data and information are defined in the ISO/TC 211 series of standards as data and information having an implicit or explicit association with a location relative to the Earth.
It is also called geospatial data and information,georeferenced data and information, as well as geodata and geoinformation.
Approximately 90% of government sourced data has a location component.
- Roger A. Longhorn and Michael Blakemore (2007), Geographic Information: Value, Pricing, Production, and Consumption, CRC Press.