STIntersects (geography Data Type)

Applies to: yesSQL Server (all supported versions) YesAzure SQL Database YesAzure SQL Managed Instance

Returns 1 if a geography instance intersects another geography instance. Returns 0 if it does not.

Syntax

.STIntersects ( other_geography )  

Note

To view Transact-SQL syntax for SQL Server 2014 and earlier, see Previous versions documentation.

Arguments

other_geography
Is another geography instance to compare to the instance on which STIntersects() is invoked.

Return Types

SQL Server return type: bit

CLR return type: SqlBoolean

Remarks

This method always returns NULL if the spatial reference IDs (SRIDs) of the geography instances do not match.

Examples

The following example uses STIntersects() to determine whether two geography instances intersect each other.

 DECLARE @g geography;  
 DECLARE @h geography;  
 SET @g = geography::STGeomFromText('POLYGON((-122.358 47.653, -122.348 47.649, -122.348 47.658, -122.358 47.658, -122.358 47.653))', 4326);  
 SET @h = geography::STGeomFromText('LINESTRING(-122.360 47.656, -122.343 47.656)', 4326);  
SELECT CASE @g.STIntersects(@h) 
WHEN 1 THEN '@g intersects @h'  
ELSE '@g does not intersect @h'  
END;

See Also

OGC Methods on Geography Instances