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SPARQL is a query language for databases. It allows retrieval and manipulation of data stored with the Resource Description Framework (RDF) format. It is also recognized as one of the key technologies of the semantic web.

Example of use

An example of a SPARQL query: SELECT ?capital ?country WHERE { ?x ex:cityname ?capital ; ex:isCapitalOf ?y . ?y ex:countryname ?country ; ex:isInContinent ex:Africa . }



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