Geographic Information Systems Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for cartographers, geographers and GIS professionals. Join them; it only takes a minute:

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

Does anyone know any sources for free European city boundary data?


share|improve this question

The EU has a Corine landcover derivative dataset, Urban morphological zones, which gives polygons of urban areas across Europe defined as:

A set of urban areas laying less than 200m apart

The link to download is:

The page also contains detailed information about how the data was generated and the data is provided as ESRI shapefiles.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.