[tz] Converting from individual cities/states/country names to Windows time zone names

Ian Abbott abbotti at mev.co.uk
Mon Dec 5 17:40:03 UTC 2011

On 2011/12/05 05:18 PM, Daniel White wrote:
>> There is one at http://download.geonames.org/export/dump/ (by country, 
>> it's a lot of data).
> Certainly. I only want the most famous places, something closer to around 
> 100k-200k filesize at the most (as my calc is only around 300k itself). If it 
> means I have to filter yet another stage, then so be it, but then I would need 
> to hunt for a list of the '1000 most well known places' (or similar) in the 
> world. 

The 'cities15000.zip' is closer to what you want, but it's still more
data than you wanted (1.2 megs compressed, 3.3 megs uncompressed).

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