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Creating a Spatial database and query..
Posted by: Ali kKhan
Date: June 14, 2007 11:32AM

Hey. New to using spatial databases so a few questons. Essentially we want to load a list of countries and when one clicks on a map the coordinates long/lat are sent to a page.

We want at able with countries and their poly info. We have the bounding boxes for all countries (BBox West/North?East/South). The question is what sort of database do we need to create or table schema and what sort of query do we need to run. I think this is the query but im not sure

SET @g2 = GeomFromText('Point(long lat)');
SELECT MBRContains(@g2)

replace the long lat with the appropriate coordinates obviously.

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