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Some Geographic Roles Unavailable for Japan


Published: 25 Nov 2013
Last Modified Date: 10 Feb 2021

Issue

Municipality, county, and zip-code geographic roles are not available for Japan.

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop

Resolution

Upgrade to Tableau Desktop 2018.2 or later for the Japanese 7-digit postal code. 

Use Custom Geocoding to plot the desired data on a map.

Cause

Worldwide built-in geographic roles are available for country/region, state/province, and city levels, but not for the county, municipality, or zip-code levels. For Japan, 47 prefectures are available. For complete list of built-in geographic roles, see Geographic Roles in Tableau Help.
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