Format definition by the Open Geospatial Consortium that defines storage of spatial features and tiles in SQLite

AuthorOGC

Goals

Goal is to have an interoperable format for (spatial) data, coverage and tiles exchange. Being a full database and its tile capabilities makes it a good storage platform for mobile apps.

Definition

GeoPackage is a database schema in SQLite. The database at least has a table ‘gpkg_contents’ that has records for each of the datasets in the package.

Implementations

Servers * GeoServer

Clients * QGIS * GPKG viewer

Libraries * OGR/GDAL * libgpkg

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