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12.14 Spatial Analysis Functions

12.14.1 Spatial Function Reference
12.14.2 Argument Handling by Spatial Functions
12.14.3 Functions That Create Geometry Values from WKT Values
12.14.4 Functions That Create Geometry Values from WKB Values
12.14.5 MySQL-Specific Functions That Create Geometry Values
12.14.6 Geometry Format Conversion Functions
12.14.7 Geometry Property Functions
12.14.8 Spatial Operator Functions
12.14.9 Functions That Test Spatial Relations Between Geometry Objects

MySQL provides functions to perform various operations on spatial data. These functions can be grouped into several major categories according to the type of operation they perform:

For general background about MySQL support for using spatial data, see Section 11.5, “Extensions for Spatial Data”.