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    Default Naming a town

    Can someone please tell me how to get the name of a place I am looking at? I am looking at small towns in Africa, following a road through the bush, and need to know the name of the town it enters.

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    Do you have enabled the layer for the citynames?

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    Where is that layer - I know it must exist but can't find it

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    Hi SafiAnnie - welcome to GEH.

    The layer's name is "Populated Places" and it's found under the "Borders and Labels" layer.


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    Thanks for that - not easy to find. Actually, most of the places I am interested in are not listed on that layer too remote perhaps! I have found some of the place names in a Tracks4Africa layer.
    Thanks for your help

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