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Understanding FIPS codes

Understanding FIPS Codes: A Key to Geographic Identification

In the vast landscape of data management and geographic information systems (GIS), understanding how locations are identified is crucial. One commonly used system in the United States for this purpose is the Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) codes. In this article, we will delve into what FIPS codes are, their significance, and how they are utilized across various sectors.