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

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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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Detailed NTS Data for British Columbia

I'm looking to overlay a grid system on top of an open street maps map. The technology side isn't a big deal for me but I'm having some trouble finding the data I need. For Alberta and Saskatchewan ...
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Singapore postal 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. Any help ...
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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 ...
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Extra detailed bounding polygon from many geometric points

I have a database of around 100,000 postcodes each with lat/lon which I have converted to geom type in PostGIS. Each postcode also has one of 5 "regions". I wish to generate an accurate bounding ...
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Creating outline shp - georeferencing existing map/pictures

So I need to create shapefiles (that need to be adapted and transfered for other programs) with the district outline of a couple of Caribbean countries. Is georeferencing (using the Georeferencing ...
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Where can I find administrative boundary data for Mexico? [closed]

The USA has states, counties, and cities. How are Mexico's territories split up, hierarchically? It also has states and cities, but does it have an intermediate-level political unit? Where might I ...
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How to get the boundaries of a polygon by property

I have the cartography of my city (Santiago) and i need to obtain the nodes that conform the hull (not necessarily convex) of different districts, the boundaries. Each node has the same "DIS"( ...
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Extract Administrative Boundaries into OSM poly Format

I need to extract some administrative boundaries from big OSM extract, and put them in .poly file. Are there any tools for this task? I've tried Perl script by Gary68 ...
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OS Boundary Line shp export CSV with description and lat/lng

I have found several post saying it is possible in QGIS to export OS Boundary Line shp files to csv's containing the boundary line in lat/lng (for use on Google map) along with the name of the area, ...
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Administrative boundaries missing in OSM and/or Maperitive?

I'm lost trying to render maps with administrative boundaries using OSM and Maperitive. For some cities, e.g. Mexico City, there are boundaries. But, e.g. for Belo Horizonte, there are none, at least ...
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How to create a shapely multipolygon from GADM shapelife? [duplicate]

I am using GADM (http://gadm.org/country) to get shapefiles from administrative areas anywhere in the world (trying with the US at the moment). To read the shapefile I am using Fiona in python. This ...
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Need spatial data for very specific administrative boundaries in Ontario

I was wondering if anyone might know where I can download the rectangular administrative boundaries shown in the image below. I have highlighted one of them in red. On the image, you can see that ...
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Administrative boundaries worldwide [duplicate]

I am searching for a downloadable database of administrative boundary shapes, best would be worldwide data. I have found GADM but it seems a bit outdated, also the OSM site defining the ...
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How can I geocode to a shape instead of a coordinate?

Geocoding to a shape instead of a point The project I'm currently working on is Find-A-Record. We are geocoding genealogical record collections and storing them in a spatial index (browse our blog if ...
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How to correctly set the Independent Cities of Virginia in Open Street Map

I would like to use the data from Open Street Map to identify which county I am in, but I noticed something unusual with the Independent Cities of Virginia. Essentially, there are a few cities that ...
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Data about administrative subdivisions capital cities

I am looking for data about second or third rank administrative capitals in every African country (the administrative center of a country territorial subdivision), but I can't find anything close to ...
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finding administrative boundaries in Guinea using OSM

I am trying to map the quartiers (neighborhoods) in the city of Conakry, Guinea. As far as I can find, OMS contains information on the location of each quartier, and displays this with a point in ...
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How to add ward info in osm buildings

i have buildings data from osm and ward boundaries. i need to find which building lies in which ward and add that information in the building data. I prefer use osm output format. INPUT: <way ...
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Data Driven Map Book Using ArcGIS

I am trying to create a Map book using ArcGIS. I am known to Data driven pages which create pages with GRID by GRID. But I want to create a Map book with the districts of Bangladesh. In every page I ...
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Load geographical data administrative boundaries for Europe by levels

How can I load all administrative boundaries by levels for Europe in coordinates? I need .osm dates,but not all data inside Europe,just administrative boundaries. I import .osm for Europe in postgis ...
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Missing Scottish Administrative Data in OS Opendata sets

I'm not sure if this forum is really the correct place to ask, but impertinence would lead me to believe that there may be some one on here that may know the answer. I'm using the Ordnance Survey Open ...
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Ecuador Census Data

I am looking for Ecuador census data (digital GIS if possible) at the sub-parroquia (parish) level. The geographies and the tabular data would be great but at this point I am mostly in need of the ...
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Indian city points and village boundaries

I am looking for Indian city/village points and village/Taluk boundaries for India. A perfect example what I am looking for is here for the State of Haryan, produce by Haryana Space Applications ...
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Finding municipal-level administrative boundary data for India?

Does anyone know how to find a shapefile with boundaries of Indian municipalities? I have tehsil boundaries as for year 2001, but I would like boundaries of municipalities and, ideally, also ...
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Downloading vector latlong boundary data of India's Telecom circles from Open street map?

I recently came across a couple of really useful sites for downloading vector latlong boundary data for free converts entered address into lat/long coordinates (has a batch mode): ...
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Update query does not affect any rows, privileges are set to public and allow all actions

I've been trying to update a column of integers called level_dept in a table called adminboundaries within the sql query tool on pgadmin3 and the query runs and finishes with a lot of lag, but 0 rows ...
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Where can I find Ethiopian electoral constituency and district (woreda) boundaries data?

I am a PhD student in Development Studies in Oxford. I'm trying to find a map of the Ethiopian electoral boundaries. These are not the same as the district (woreda) boundaries - districts can be in ...
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Geographic locators within Polygons

I have a list of geographic locators and a boundary file. In QGIS, is there any way merging them together to create a lookup saying this boundary contains these locators? Not the number the actual ...
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Given (lon,lat), how can I quickly retrieve the containing administrative region?

Given a coordinate (lon,lat), I'd like to retrieve the containing administrative region (state/province level) for an offline mobile application. The method employed needs to be fast/efficient. ...
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How can I label edges of polygons?

How would I label polygon features, such as Counties, by its edge in ArcMap 10.1. This is similar to what one might find in a street atlas. For instance, have there are two counties (Lamb and ...
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Looking for political maps (administrative division)

I'm looking for an interactive map that shows ONLY administrative divisions of a country. I need to personalize it so when the user clicks a region, the map shows some information about it. If it ...
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Where can I find a national MLS boundary dataset for the US?

Every 6 months or so I continue to revisit a topic I have never found an answer for. What I am looking for is some type (ANY TYPE) of national map which outlines the boundaries of each of the 1000+ ...
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Where can I find a shapefile for the coastline of North America?

I am looking for a shapefile representing the coastlines of North America, such as something like this: http://www.diva-gis.org/gdata Does anyone have any suggestions?
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Districts of Israel - free source

Do you know of any free GIS sources of the Israeli administrative divisions: districts (mechozot, מחוזות) and subdistricts (nafot, נפות) which rely on official government information? I heard there ...