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Can anyone help me find shapefiles of German states Baden-Württemberg and Rhineland-Palatinate (including their districts)?

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You can download them directly from the state department for cartography as these are listed as open data.

State Departement for Cartography and Geodesy - Open Data

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This page https://osm.wno-edv-service.de/boundaries/ offers you all available boundaries from the openstreetmap project. For the states you mention, it is down to suburb level.

Alternatively, http://www.gadm.org/country offers shapefiles down to Landkreis level for Germany.

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You could use free and open OpenStreetMap (OSM) data. They are licensed under Open Database License (ODbL).

Open this URL for Baden-Württemberg: http://overpass-api.de/api/interpreter?data=(rel(62611);%3E;);out; and this one for Rhineland-Palatinate: http://overpass-api.de/api/interpreter?data=%28rel%2862341%29;%3E;%29;out;

Open the files in Quantum GIS and "Save As" Shapefile. The difference between both urls is the "id". This id represents the OSM-relation. Every administrative boundary exists as a single OSM-relation.

In the OSM-Wiki you can find the ids of other "Bundesländer": http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/DE:Grenze#Bundesl.C3.A4ndergrenze_-_admin_level.3D4

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