Returns a polygon from the indicated coordinates.
 

1 geo.getType

Returns the type of the geometry as a string, for example 'LINESTRING', 'POLYGON', 'MULTIPOINT', etc.

<geo.getType>
    <geom_column /> *
</geo.getType>
Example
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<select>
    <columns>
        <geo.getType>a.the_geom</geo.getType>,
        <geo.getType>
            <geo.polygon>
               <coords>0 0,0 1,1 1,1 0,0 0</coords>
               <srid>4326</srid>
            </geo.polygon>
        </geo.getType>
    </columns>
    <from table='roads'  alias='a' />
</select>