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Questions tagged [administrative-boundaries]

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

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Seeking USA congressional district to county relationship files?

This must be a common enough problem that other users have come across it. I've finagled my way around inconsistencies and dropped observations, but now I'm reaching out to see if anyone knows of a '...
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Seeking Quebec 1992 election ridings shapefile?

Does anyone know where I can get shapefiles for Quebec's electoral boundaries, in 1992? The following site only has data going back to 2012: https://www.electionsquebec.qc.ca/english/provincial/...
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Extract a list of global state (second-level entity) names from Nominatim

My web app requires reverse geocoding information to render content. I use Nominatim's reverse geocoding service, and have found out that in about (estimation) 40% of the cases, the second-level ...
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Seeking API to check OpenStreetMap for village boundaries?

I am new to GIS programming and I have started a little project. I have a lot of gpx tracks, and I want to check which villages i have visited. Is there an API to check OpenStreetMap for village ...
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Congressional/Legislative Member Data Set [closed]

I am working on a web map of congressional and legislative districts. I am able to find the boundary lines but not up to date data on the representatives per legislative district. Anyone know of ...
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Seeking Polygon Admin 3-4 Boundaries of Argentina?

I am looking for Admin 3-4 polygon .shp files for Argentina. I have found Admin0-2 on HDX. Can anyone point me in the correct direction? I am aware of Seeking administrative boundaries for various ...
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Where can I find correct shapefile for Montenegro municipalities?

I downloaded a shapefile for Montenegro from https://gadm.org/download_country_v3.html and created a table in PostGIS using shp2pgsql. The table has column geom of type geometry which is a ...
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Seeking map of communes for Bavaria region before 1930?

I am looking into data for an article and I am missing a pretty important map. The map relates to this question. I need a map of Bavaria communes, the so called gemeinden divisions, either to buy or ...
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Where can I find data of city boundaries in the US?

I know there is previous question about this topic but there is no exact answer. Actually I was wondering, does city boundaries cover all around the nation without space? I mean, for MA I found two ...
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How can I color code national vs subnational boundaries in QGIS?

I'm trying to make a regional map of West Africa at the subnational level. I can't seem to figure out how to distinguish the subnational and national boundaries - right now, they're all black, and I'd ...
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INSEE code for French regions?

Does an INSEE code exist for French regions? Is there a list of the official INSEE codes for French regions?
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Mismatching Admin Boundaries South Asia [duplicate]

I am using ArcGIS Desktop 10.4. I have three boundary levels for Pakistan, with two matching and the third just slightly off so it seems like a projection issue: The red is admin1, dark gray ...
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Boundaries of Northern Ireland Local Government Districts (LGD2014)?

I'm looking for boundaries for Northern Ireland's Local Government Districts (LGD2014). I only find a list of units, but no the boundaries. There are 11 LGDs. Does anybody know where to find the ...
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Number of Eastern Africa countries [closed]

Are Rwanda and Burundi part of "Eastern Africa countries" or "East African countries". Some sources are differing.
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Identify countries within a bounding box using R

Using R and relevant GIS packages, I would like to determine which countries are within an arbitrary bounding box and extract the corresponding ISO codes. For example... require(maps) require(rgdal) ...
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Snapping boundaries in PostGIS [duplicate]

I have two polygons in PostGIS that have incongruities. One polygon (the yellow one) is legal county boundaries. The other polygon (blue) is essentially neighborhoods. 98% of the lines align perfectly....
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Splitting area polygons into line segments in QGIS for using to edit OpenStreetMap

I've got the following vector Shapefiles (not .shp format but some .xml formats): .gml-File of Linz, .xsd-File of Linz They represent the areas of the statistcal districts of Linz, Austria. I want to ...
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Identifying polygons overlapping several administrative levels

I have information about grid population in a country assigned to polygons; the borders of these polygons are defined by night light intensity. In this way I am able to identify the "real" extent of ...
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Seeking City boundary shapefile of Podgorica (Montenegro)? [duplicate]

I work with QGis 2.18.1 in Austria and need the city boundaries of Podgorica which is located in Montenegro. Do you know where I can get or download it for free?
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Getting street boundary / road geometry boundary data?

As far as I know, I can get a geometry line on the boundary off the municipal. Regarding city, there are city/town boundaries of the world. However, is it possible to have the street boundary / road ...
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List of global geopolitical areas? [closed]

I'm building a fake-data maker in R (a package that will quickly generate realistic data for testing and training purposes). In order to be able to do geographical analysis stuff, I'm looking for a ...
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Map of Russia's administrative divisions

I'm looking for a map of the administrative divisions of Russia, on a rather local level. In Seeking polygon files corresponding to Russian Census? is presented a map on different levels, the most ...
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Creating boundaries around lines based on attribute

I am trying to create polygons around lines within another polygon based on a lines attribute Basically from this I want three boundaries within this boundary for each section of line. I have been ...
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Understanding LSOA and MSOA boundaries (UK)?

I'm currently attempting to do a statistics project summarising data across UK administrative boundaries, in particular Lower Layer Super Output Areas (LSOAs) and Middle Layer Super Output Areas (...
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US boundaries from 1780 map

Where can I find a shapefile of the US boundaries from the 1780s, including the original thirteen state boundaries?
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OSM Relation IDs for boundaries

Is there a way to get only the relation IDs of a boundary in OSM? E.g. relation #350303 http://www.openstreetmap.org/relation/350303 is Pärnu maakond in Estonia which is an admin_level=6 boundary. So ...
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Does Osm2Po support administrative boundary extraction?

I already used osm2po for ways extraction, but still cannot understand how to get administrative boundaries with osm2po. There is relationTagResolver in config section and v.5.1.0 description says, ...
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Where to get world-wide detailed administrative boundaries?

I'm looking to build a world map that plots all application users and their locations around the world. The initial zoomed out world view would show total numbers clustered by country, then when you ...
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Is there an active equivalent to Yahoo GeoPlanet available for commercial use?

It looks like GeoPlanet is dead (Is GeoPlanet dead?). Is there a suitable alternative that covers Parents (preferably Ancestors) and Neighbours? If there's a name for this type of data, that'd be ...
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Is GeoPlanet dead?

I'd like to start a side project that will rely heavily on the relationship between places, and GeoPlanet does this wonderfully. However, the latest version I can find of the data GeoPlanet Data v7.10....
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Look Up table from (Latitude,Longitude) to country, city etc. boundaries (Bounding Box)

I'm looking for "Standard" assume file (?) containing best practice used simple "approximately squared" boundaries of countries, major cities etc. The use case is getting (Lat,Lon) and perform look ...
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What is a UK boundary shapefile available for download via persistent URL (for cURL) with parish-level detail?

I'm in the process of generating a series of choropleth maps for a journal article and am writing this up in R as an .Rmd. My aim is to set this up as reproducible research, that is in a form which ...
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Convert Japan Administrative Boundary Data to Shapefile

I've downloaded Administrative Boundary data from the Japan MLIT (Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport), but it is in an XML based format referred to as JPGIS or KSJ. Are there any scripts, ...
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What dataset contains a complete location hierarchy from continent down to city (or perhaps postal code)?

I'm looking for a dataset that contains a complete hierarchical geographic representation of the world. Basically, I want names, boundaries, relationships ("is a member of"), ISO codes, and more for: ...
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Administrative boundaries topology rules

I have administrative boundaries at 4 levels, each one is a feature class in a file geodatabse. Each level should be a split of the layer above. In other words one polygon from level 2 should be ...
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Seeking Free Shapefile of European Countries?

I do not seem to be able to find a free shapefile of the European countries. This is the kind of map I am looking to populate with my own data using ESRI ArcGIS: The Eurostat website only seems to ...
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Keys for merging US state/county ANSI's with GADM Unique identifiers?

I've got county-level data from USDA NASS, and I want to merge it with gridded climate data. A preliminary step is the associate the counties with the coordinates of their centroids. If I merge by ...
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Mexican states SHP without coastline?

Is there a shapefile anywhere showing Mexican boundaries (national & state) that are NOT clipped to the coastline? Either polygons showing the maritime boundary, or polylines showing only the land ...
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Getting historical administrative boundary GIS files for India?

I am currently working on a project for which I need to get GIS maps of India at a district-level in the 80's and 90's. India's district and state boundaries have changed considerably over the time ...
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Where can I find an administrative boundary shapefile for Monaco? [duplicate]

I am looking for an administrative boundary file (preferably in ESRI shapefile format) for the divisions of Monaco namely: Condamine Fontvieille Jardin Exotique La Rousse Larvotto Les Moneghetti ...
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How to get id of admin regions in Norway in OpenStreetMap?

I need to get the id of the relations that are administrative (boundary: administrative) that have admin_level equal to 7 in Norway. Is there any way to get them?
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Drawing World map on ArcMap?

I want to plot data from a project on a world map using choropleths. The data is at country level, and I am using ArcMap 10.2. I had started by adding World countries (generalized) from ArcGIS ...
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Conflicting boundary information

When I query, for example, the Germany Boundary Commission, and the Austrian Boundary Commission, for boundary information, I am getting conflicting data sets. Is there a resolution method for this?
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Looking for specific polygon boundaries of DMA regions

I am trying to create a map in CartoDB and I need 2 specific polygons for it. The regions are: DMA_id, DMA_Name 743 Anchorage, AK 744 Honolulu, HI I searched every source I have and those two are ...
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Seeking boundaries of Canadian Location Code regions used for Meteorological Services?

I have looked into the GADM datasets. The problem is that Canada has a very non-standardized level-2 Administrative Zone identification across the various Territories and Provinces. As a result, their ...
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US / Mexican border data

I'm interested in locating free GIS shapefile data representing the US / Mexican border. I have found a point layer depicting the border crossing points but I'm interested in a polyline feature ...
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Seeking shapefile of administrative divisions of Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) post-2011

I've been trying to find a shapefile containing CIV's administrative divisions (preferably down to the level of sous-prefecture) reflecting the national reorganization of 2011 but have had no luck. ...
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What is the most suitable way to get the boundary of a state or a country or the whole world dynamically?

I am working on a project where I have to create filled map charts based on the data client has provided. The data has latitude and longitude information. Based on the selected level (city or state or ...
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Historical GIS data

I am looking for geographical boundaries of the Pale of Settlement - a region of Imperial Russia in which permanent residency by Jews was allowed in the 19th century Will manage with most formats
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Overlaying city and borough names with political boundaries in QGIS?

This question is related to Fine-Grained Political Modern Map of Italy. The following images are from @Weinfried's answer. I was able to get the ITA_adm0.kmz, ITA_adm1.kmz, ITA_adm2.kmz, but not ...