PCGN geographical names guidance

The Permanent Committee on Geographical Names guidance for the proper writing of geographical names.

PCGN guidance for the proper writing of geographical names for places and features outside the UK, excluding those of the Antarctic.

Geographical names

  1. The importance of geographical names
  2. Toponymic guidelines for the United Kingdom
  3. Toponymic factfiles
  4. Geographical names websites on the internet
  5. Place names of the United Kingdom
  6. United Nations and geographical names
  7. Antarctic place names
  8. Country names
  9. Romanization systems
  10. Information papers
Published 1 July 2014
Last updated 16 October 2014 + show all updates
  1. Added a link to 'Information papers by country'
  2. Added toponymic guidelines.
  3. First published.