I'm trying to make a survey of all regions in Sweden for an article that me and my colleague are working on. When I'm trying to import the shapefiles into CartoDB it says " Unfortunately this file extension is not allowed ". Im guessing the reason is that i got the free version.

Is it possible to work this out in some way?


CartoDB expects shapefiles to be imported in a .zip package that contains, at least:

  • file.shp
  • file.shx
  • file.dbf
  • file.prj

Make sure you have included all those files in your .zip package, and that the extension of it is lowercase (.zip and not .ZIP)


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