spatially referenced data in a database
a collection of spatially referenced data that acts as a model of reality
a discrete, digital representation of real geographical phenomena distributed over the earth's surface
A database containing information indexed by location.
database that contains geographical or "spatial" information. For example, you could have a database of population by county, or amount of sales by state, or amount of employees per site, etc.
A spatial database is a database that is optimized to store and query data related to objects in space, including points, lines and polygons. While typical databases can understand various numeric and character types of data, additional functionality needs to be added for databases to process spatial data types. These are typically called geometry or feature.