I have a problem regarding a WCS (Web Coverage Service) from the German statistics portal (here).

I want to retrieve the whole map for the topic "Produktionsrichtung".

After clicking on "OpenData" it tells me to make a request to https://www.wcs.nrw.de/stba/agraratlas.

I tried to make the request with Postman. I looked up the Documentation for WCS Version 1.0.0 here:


But it only returns 404 Unknown Reason.

  • No need to request a bounding box if you want the whole coverage
    – nmtoken
    Commented Mar 7 at 16:14

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I've just tried it in QGis which seems to work with a URL of:


The only difference I can see is the FORMAT and SRS but the DescribeCoverage result claims it can do EPSG:4326 too.

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    Changing RESPONSE_CRS to EPSG:4326 worked!
    – gitgucci
    Commented Mar 7 at 13:11

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