geometry — The type representing spatial features with planar coordinate systems.


geometry is a fundamental PostGIS spatial data type used to represent a feature in planar (Euclidean) coordinate systems.

All spatial operations on geometry use the units of the Spatial Reference System the geometry is in.

Casting Behavior

This table lists the automatic and explicit casts allowed for this data type:

Cast To Behavior
box automatic
box2d automatic
box3d automatic
bytea automatic
geography automatic
text automatic