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Guam ZIP Codes Do Not Map with Correct Coordinates


Published: 28 Aug 2014
Last Modified Date: 06 Nov 2015

Issue

When generating a ZIP code map, ZIP codes for Guam might result in latitude and longitude of 0,0 (null Island).

Environment

Tableau Desktop

Resolution

Manually add the correct latitude and longitude using the Edit Locations option. The following instructions can be reviewed in the workbook and spreadsheet attached below.
  1. Click <number> unknown at the bottom-right of the view.
  2. Click Edit Locations.
  3. Locate the desired ZIP code.
  4. Click Matching Location and select Enter a Latitude and Longitude.
  5. Enter the correct latitude and longitude.

Cause

This behavior is related to a known issue that is currently under investigation.

Additional Information

Tableau Community Idea: Include Guam
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