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STAsText (geography Data Type)

Returns the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Well-Known Text (WKT) representation of a geography instance. This text will not contain any Z (elevation) or M (measure) values carried by the instance.


.STAsText ( )

Return Types

SQL Server return type: nvarchar(max)

CLR return type: SqlChars


The following example uses STAsText() to create a LineStringgeography instance from (-122.360, 47.656) to (-122.343, 47.656) from text. It then returns the result in text.

DECLARE @g geography;
SET @g = geography::STGeomFromText('LINESTRING(-122.360 47.656, -122.343 47.656)', 4326);
SELECT @g.STAsText();

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