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Learning Neo4j 3.x - Second Edition by Rik Van Bruggen, Jérôme Baton

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Understanding WKT and  BBOX

WKT is part of the list of new keywords that we saw earlier and stands for well-known text, as WKT is a text-based markup language and is human-readable. Its use is to represent objects on a map, like points, polygons, lines, and curves. WKT can express 2D, 3D, and even 4D coordinates.

However, you can now instantly recognize this point expressed in WKT:

POINT(48.858093 2.294694) 

Indeed, it is the Parisian Eiffel Tower. Congratulations!

Now, not everybody sees what the next line represents:

POLYGON( 48.858093 2.294694, 49.858093 2.294696, 49.858093 2.294740)

If it represents anything at all! And where it is! (I chose numbers randomly).

You may see nodes with a WKT property in other kinds of layers. A WKT layer ...

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