I am wondering if there is any database similar to The World Atlas of Language Structures (WALS)(https://wals.info/). In the case that it is specifically more geared towards phonological aspects of languages, more specifically vowels and consonants.

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    WALS chapters 1-19 all deal with phonology. Are you looking for something other than that? Do you want a database showing in which languages particular phonemes occur?
    – b a
    Commented Oct 14, 2018 at 8:57
  • Yes I am aware of that, but I need something like that, but where almost all features are phonological area. Yes, languages with particular phonemes would be helpful, I am specifically looking for databases that have information like Uvular Consonant and Velar Nasal.
    – ERSA
    Commented Oct 15, 2018 at 3:00

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There is the famous UPSID database: http://phonetics.linguistics.ucla.edu/sales/software.htm


PHOIBLE Online is a database compiled from sources describing various languages' phonological inventories and is searchable by language, source, or phone.

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