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Default Cities Recognized by Tableau


Published: 21 Jan 2013
Last Modified Date: 28 Apr 2017

Issue

You need a list of cities that Tableau recognizes by default. 

Environment

Tableau Desktop

Resolution

The City.tds file contains a list of city names in the Tableau geocoding database. 

Windows:

City.tds is located by default at C:\Program Files\Tableau\Tableau [version]\Local\data
  • Or at C:\Program Files (x86)\Tableau\Tableau [version]\Local\data

Mac: 

  1. Navigate to the Applications folder
  2. Ctrl + click Tableau <version> and select Show Package Contents 
  3. City.tds is located in ~/Contents/install/local/data 

 
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