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Are there any free global address datasets I can use to test my geocoding application? I'm looking for a dataset that contains residential addresses from countries around the world. I don't need a name, just a street address, region, country, and postal code (if the country uses postal codes). If it has a latitude and longitude for each address, that would be a plus.

I saw this question but I'm wondering if anything has changed since it was answered.


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Try this answer, maybe? (Works only for US addresses but you might try a similar approach for different countries.) – Matt Nov 26 '13 at 22:01

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