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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 subset of the OSM data.

  • is there a subset of OSM data available, just containing the territories (incl. water territories) of a country as multipolygons ?
  • or, can I find this set of polygons somewhere else?
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    I think you are looking for a way to download OSM. Look in this thread or google it – dof1985 Apr 15 '15 at 21:19
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    OK, I was not detailed enough. I know that OSM has this data but I'm looking for an extract of the OSM data which just contains the boundaries of a country and the territorial waters. I do not want to download the complete world wide dataset just to get the boundaries. (changed the question accordingly) – ABX Apr 16 '15 at 6:53
  • try in geofabrik.de, but I'm not sure they have it. – dof1985 Apr 16 '15 at 12:26
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The country boundaries including the territorial waters are available in the OSM data set. I found a site where these country shapes can be downloaded: https://wambachers-osm.website/boundaries/

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Take a look at the Global Administrative Areas dataset at http://www.gadm.org, it contains at least the boundaries, though I am not so sure about the territorial waters part

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