STPointFromWKB (geometry Data Type)

THIS TOPIC APPLIES TO:yesSQL Server (starting with 2008)yesAzure SQL DatabasenoAzure SQL Data Warehouse noParallel Data Warehouse

Returns a geometryPoint instance from an Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Well-Known Binary (WKB) representation.


STPointFromWKB ( 'WKB_point' , SRID )  


Is the WKB representation of the geometryPoint instance you wish to return. WKB_point is a varbinary(max) expression.

Is an int expression representing the spatial reference ID (SRID) of the geometryPoint instance you wish to return.

Return Types

SQL Server return type: geometry

CLR return type: SqlGeometry

OGC type: Point


This method will throw a FormatException if the input is not well-formatted.


The following example uses STPointFromWKB() to create a geometry instance.

DECLARE @g geometry;   
SET @g = geometry::STPointFromWKB(0x010100000000000000000059400000000000005940, 0);  
SELECT @g.STAsText();  

See Also

OGC Static Geometry Methods