Point (geography Data Type)

APPLIES TO: yesSQL Server (starting with 2008) yesAzure SQL Database noAzure SQL Data Warehouse noParallel Data Warehouse

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

Syntax


Point ( Lat, Long, SRID )  

Arguments

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.

Return Types

SQL Server return type: geography

CLR return type: SqlGeography

Note

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

Examples

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();  

See Also

Extended Static Geography Methods