Point (geography Data Type)

 

Constructs a geography instance representing a Point instance from its latitude and longitude values and a spatial reference ID (SRID).

Applies to: SQL Server (SQL Server 2008 through current version), Azure SQL Database (Initial release through current release).
  
Point ( Lat, Long, SRID )  

Lat
Is a float expression representing the x-coordinate of the Point being generated.

Long
Is a float expression representing the y-coordinate of the Point being generated. For more information on valid latitude and longitude values, see Point.

SRID
Is an int expression representing the SRID of the geography instance you wish to return.

SQL Server return type: geography

CLR return type: SqlGeography

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Arguments for the Point (geography Data Type) method have coordinates reversed compared to WKT.

The following example uses Point() to create a geography instance.

DECLARE @g geography;   
SET @g = geography::Point(47.65100, -122.34900, 4326)  
SELECT @g.ToString();  

Extended Static Geography Methods

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