STEnvelope (geometry Data Type)

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

Returns the minimum axis-aligned bounding rectangle of the instance.


STEnvelope ( )  


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

Return Types

SQL Server return type: geometry

CLR return type: SqlGeometry


The following example uses STGeomFromText() to create a LineString instance from (0,0) to (2,3), and uses STEnvelope() to return the bounding box of the LineString.

DECLARE @g geometry;  
SET @g = geometry::STGeomFromText('LINESTRING(0 0, 2 3)', 0);  
SELECT @g.STEnvelope().ToString();  

See Also

OGC Methods on Geometry Instances