...one of the most highly
regarded and expertly designed C++ library projects in the
world. — Herb Sutter and Andrei
WKT is a general markup format in ASCII. It is described in detail on Wikipedia
Boost Geometry supports the common formats (POINT, LINESTRING, POLYGON, MULTIPOINT, MULTILINESTRING, MULTIPOLYGON).
Because Boost.Geometry also supports Box and Segment geometries, which are not standard OGC geometries, there are some extensions: