Divisions of the earth's surface created to collect, organize, or depict information.

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Where to get world-wide detailed administrative boundaries?

I'm looking to build a world map that plots all application users and their locations around the world. The initial zoomed out world view would show total numbers clustered by country, then when you ...
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Seeking Malaysian Postal code Boundaries 2016/2015 for download?

When i go through several websites of Malaysia and few open download websites i'm not able to find the updated Postal code boundaries for Malaysia.
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Is there an active equivalent to Yahoo GeoPlanet available for commercial use?

It looks like GeoPlanet is dead (Is GeoPlanet dead?). Is there a suitable alternative that covers Parents (preferably Ancestors) and Neighbours? If there's a name for this type of data, that'd be ...
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Is GeoPlanet dead?

I'd like to start a side project that will rely heavily on the relationship between places, and GeoPlanet does this wonderfully. However, the latest version I can find of the data GeoPlanet Data v7.10....
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Look Up table from (Latitude,Longitude) to country, city etc. boundaries (Bounding Box)

I'm looking for "Standard" assume file (?) containing best practice used simple "approximately squared" boundaries of countries, major cities etc. The use case is getting (Lat,Lon) and perform look ...
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What is a UK boundary shapefile available for download via persistent URL (for cURL) with parish-level detail?

I'm in the process of generating a series of choropleth maps for a journal article and am writing this up in R as an .Rmd. My aim is to set this up as reproducible research, that is in a form which ...
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Convert Japan Administrative Boundary Data to Shapefile

I've downloaded Administrative Boundary data from the Japan MLIT (Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport), but it is in an XML based format referred to as JPGIS or KSJ. Are there any scripts, ...
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What dataset contains a complete location hierarchy from continent down to city (or perhaps postal code)?

I'm looking for a dataset that contains a complete hierarchical geographic representation of the world. Basically, I want names, boundaries, relationships ("is a member of"), ISO codes, and more for: ...
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Administrative boundaries topology rules

I have administrative boundaries at 4 levels, each one is a feature class in a file geodatabse. Each level should be a split of the layer above. In other words one polygon from level 2 should be ...
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Looking for a Free Shapefile of the European Countries

I do not seem to be able to find a free shapefile of the European countries. This is the kind of map I am looking to populate with my own data using ESRI ArcGIS: The Eurostat website only seems to ...
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Keys for merging US state/county ANSI's with GADM Unique identifiers?

I've got county-level data from USDA NASS, and I want to merge it with gridded climate data. A preliminary step is the associate the counties with the coordinates of their centroids. If I merge by ...
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Mexican states SHP without coastline?

Is there a shapefile anywhere showing Mexican boundaries (national & state) that are NOT clipped to the coastline? Either polygons showing the maritime boundary, or polylines showing only the land ...
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ArcGIS layer transparency Issues

I'm using ArcGIS 10, working on the district boundaries of a country. I need to show certain cycles of a distribution and some of the districts are (partly/completely) covered in each cycle. Is there ...
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Getting historical administrative boundary GIS files for India?

I am currently working on a project for which I need to get GIS maps of India at a district-level in the 80's and 90's. India's district and state boundaries have changed considerably over the time ...
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Where can I find an administrative boundary shapefile for Monaco?

I am looking for an administrative boundary file (preferably in ESRI shapefile format) for the divisions of Monaco namely: Condamine Fontvieille Jardin Exotique La Rousse Larvotto Les Moneghetti ...
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How to get id of admin regions in Norway in OpenStreetMap?

I need to get the id of the relations that are administrative (boundary: administrative) that have admin_level equal to 7 in Norway. Is there any way to get them?
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Drawing World map on ArcMap?

I want to plot data from a project on a world map using choropleths. The data is at country level, and I am using ArcMap 10.2. I had started by adding World countries (generalized) from ArcGIS ...
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Conflicting boundary information

When I query, for example, the Germany Boundary Commission, and the Austrian Boundary Commission, for boundary information, I am getting conflicting data sets. Is there a resolution method for this?
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Looking for specific polygon boundaries of DMA regions

I am trying to create a map in CartoDB and I need 2 specific polygons for it. The regions are: DMA_id, DMA_Name 743 Anchorage, AK 744 Honolulu, HI I searched every source I have and those two are ...
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Looking for geometries defining the boundaries of Canadian Location Code regions used for Meteorological Services in Canada

To be clear I have looked into the GADM datasets. The problem is that Canada has a very non-standardized level-2 Administrative Zone identification across the various Territories and Provinces. As a ...
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Does anyone have a Morocco shapefile that includes Western Sahara at the Provincial level?

The 2004 Moroccan census data is available at hcp.ma. I was wondering if anyone had a Moroccan shapefile at the provincial level or commune level that matched the data available on the census and ...
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US / Mexican border data

I'm interested in locating free GIS shapefile data representing the US / Mexican border. I have found a point layer depicting the border crossing points but I'm interested in a polyline feature ...
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Seeking shapefile of administrative divisions of Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) post-2011

I've been trying to find a shapefile containing CIV's administrative divisions (preferably down to the level of sous-prefecture) reflecting the national reorganization of 2011 but have had no luck. ...
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What is the most suitable way to get the boundary of a state or a country or the whole world dynamically?

I am working on a project where I have to create filled map charts based on the data client has provided. The data has latitude and longitude information. Based on the selected level (city or state or ...
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Historical GIS data

I am looking for geographical boundaries of the Pale of Settlement - a region of Imperial Russia in which permanent residency by Jews was allowed in the 19th century Will manage with most formats
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How can I overlay city and borough names in QGIS with political boundaries?

This post is related to this one. The following images are from @Weinfried's answer. I was able to get the ITA_adm0.kmz, ITA_adm1.kmz, ITA_adm2.kmz, but not ITA_adm3.kmz, which for some reason does ...
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Trying to limit my shapemap to state boundary lines in R

I have a feeling I'm either trying to do this incorrectly, or I'm just not searching for the correct terms, but I cannot figure out how to do what I want to do. I am trying to plot the ranges of fish ...
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Is it possible to join two different data sets in QGIS?

I have one data set which contains all federal states of Germany. The other dataset is about the population density in every km² in the EU. My goal is now to join these two Datasets so I can answer ...
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Where can I find shapefiles for OECD Regions?

Does anyone know where shapefiles for OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) Regions might be found? The regions are defined in this document: http://www.oecd.org/regional/...
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Where can I find spatial data on Enumeration Area boundaries from the South Africa 2001 Census?

I am trying to locate spatial data for the boundaries of South African Enumeration Areas (EAs) from the 2001 Census. The links to the data from the 2001 census on the Statistics South Africa website ...
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How to import country administrative boundaries from OSM Planet to PostGIS Polygons

I need to import all world countries as polygons or multipolygons into PostGIS. Specifically, I need the administrative boundaries that are like this orange bubble around the actual land borders. I'...
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Polygons of countries including territorial waters

Where can I get polygons (multipolygons) of all countries of the world including the territorial waters of the countries? OpenStreetmap displays these areas but I can't find an extract of this ...
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Bulk geocoded data of historic empires / countries of the world?

Is there an open dataset (of the likes of Pleidas) which provides geojson data (or similiar) of empires / areas of the world? There was a similar question here (link), however, I am looking for a ...
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Where to find neighborhood boundaries for Israel?

Is there a place that has neighborhood boundary data for Israeli cities as polygons? I have searched the web without results.
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Get a list of all countries and their states?

I'm searching for a data set that contains the country information (Name, ISO 2 char, ISO 3 char, ISO number, ...) and other data. Also I'm looking for all states for each country including their ...
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Extract administrative boundaries

I'm looking to create maps of administrative boundaries. Sometimes nested. For example I want to create shapefiles or geojson-files for all the countries in the world, including states in the US and ...
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Mexican “Área Geoestadistica Básica” OSM admin level

I found shapefiles that split urban areas in Mexico into distinctions called Área Geoestadistica Básica (AGEB) from Mexico's geographic information site, INEGI This is what the divisions of Mexico ...
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Historic (and current) borders of Miami, FL

I am working from Australia and am new to US mapping and Census data. I am looking for historic boundaries of Miami (FL) from maybe 100-200 years ago. Also current boundaries would be great - what ...
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Randomly distributed cases according to census data

I'd like to randomly place a point within a geographic boundary with the caveat that I would like to use census data so that points are randomly placed according to population density (i.e. more ...
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Postcode Shape Files for The USA

I'm using ODL Studio to draw US zip codes, and though I can download the free database and get it to load, I can't figure out how to draw boundaries. The tutorial provided on their site explains how ...
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Row-crop field boundaries

I'm on the hunt for field boundary coordinates in the US in the form of GeoJSON, a Shapefile or any structured format that I can use to overlay on a map. I've tried looking at the US Department of ...
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Where to find administrative L-2 polygons under open license?

NaturalEarth provide L-0 (countries) and L-1 (sub-division) shapefiles, but no L-2 (sub-sub-division) shapefiles. GADM.org provides L0 to L-5 data, and have a pretty good coverage for L-2 (sub-sub-...
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OSM administrative polygons : what is the current worldwide coverage?

Does OSM have a summary view of its administrative polygons coverage worldwide for each administrative level ? NaturalEarth have Countries (L0), and subdivisions (L-1) with complete (100%) ...
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Where to find Vietnam administrative level 4 shape file?

I am new to mapping, and would like to make a custom map using Vietnam's administrative boundaries shape file. I found a great source at gadm.org, but it is licensed for non-commercial use only. I ...
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How many levels for administration divide?

Excuse my ignorance, I just want to know how many levels for boundaries divide in a global level? What's Admin 4 btw?
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Where to purchase global boundaries data on city level for commercial use?

Recently I was asked to deal with an app geo locating improve project. It can't be completed without any boundaries metadata on city level. But so far most of my research led me only to things for non-...
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Commercial Admin Levels

I'm looking to find commercially available admin boundaries (0 through lowest available) for the world that I can place into a user-friendly interface that allows the non-technical user (ie someone ...
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Where can I find block (sub-district) level boundaries for India?

I'm looking for block (sub-district) level shapefiles for India. The GADM database only has files for the 2300 Tehsils, whereas I'm looking for the about 5500 Census blocks (sub-districts) for any ...
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Seeking Singapore postal districts boundaries?

Does anyone know where to get GIS data for Singapore postal boundaries? I need a shape or KML file which I can then overlay onto google maps to show a neighbourhood break down of Singapore.
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How to deal with political boundaries in grid cell analysis?

I have point data for Africa and I want to aggregate these data to grid cells which I create by a fishnet. Some grid cells cover parts of 2 or 3 countries. Normally, such cells are by different ...