The centroid is the center point or mass of the object. In GIS work, we are often asked to create points inside a polygon for placing the database or other purposes. The problem is that the centroid is not always located inside a polygon, in certain geometric shapes the centroid may be outside the polygon.

Interior Point is always located inside the Polygon, so it can be used as a solution for the problems above, you can see the difference in the following video:

Module to use: Marker Map
Module Icon:
Steps: Open Marker Map module > Click on existing polygon > Click Centroid Point / Interior Point

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