# MI_Envelope

## Description

Returns an Envelope geometry object representing the minimum bounding rectangle (MBR) of the input geometry.

## Syntax

MI_Envelope ( geometry )

## Arguments

`geometry` is an expression which returns a geometry.

## Example

Returns an Envelope geometry object representing the minimum bounding rectangle (MBR) of an aggregated set of geometry objects

`select MI_Envelope([Geometry_Column]) from countries where country in ('Canada','Brazil','Argentina','Greenland')`

## Remarks

The geometry object returned will be in the coordinate system of the input `geometry`.