Please enter the name of your town or village. You can use "wildcard" characters
to match several towns if you're not sure of the exact name. These characters are
'*' which means "match any sequence of characters", and '?' which means "match any
single character". The search is not case-sensitive.
append the name of your state or its abbreviation (e.g. NOT
Pittsburgh PA). Just enter the name of the town without the region and all towns
with the same name in your country will be found, and listed together with their
region or state.
Diacritic characters, such as ü and Ä can either be entered directly from
the keyboard (assuming you have the appropriate keyboard), or simply enter the letter
without diacritic (e.g. you can enter 'a' for 'ä', 'à', 'á',
'â', 'ã' and 'å'). If you need a special character which is not
on your keyboard, and is not a diacritic (e.g. the german 'ß', and scandinavian
'æ'), simply enter a "?" instead, and all characers will be matched.
Here are a few examples;
London, Londonderry, Longford etc.
Palm Springs, Alice Springs etc.
aac, abc, acc, adc etc., but NOT Aachen
Please try to be as specific as possible. Entering "A*" as a search string will
find hundreds or thousands of places in all but the smallest countries. To safeguard
against such requests, we have set a limit of
on the number of towns returned, so you might not see your town because the list