what3words is a really simple way to communicate location. Every 3m square in the world has been given a unique 3 word address that will never change. The order and composition of the words is unique, easy to read, share and use.
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Structure and design
what3words addresses are always constructed in the same way. They consist of three consecutive words in the format ///word.word.word. You can enter the three words either with or without the slashes - but remember to include the full stops to separate each word.
Example: ///flailed.hiss.agreement or flailed.hiss.agreement
The entire map network is defined once, so that the three-word address for a particular location always remains the same, even if buildings and streets are converted and changed.
Currently what3words is available in more than 40 languages.
Good to know
Just like normal street addresses, what3words addresses are in 2D format. Therefore, more information is needed to specify specific heights. For example, if you live in a block of flats, you would use the what3words address for the entrance and also specify the floor and flat number.