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Questions tagged [france]

For Questions which are specific to the country of France.

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Seeking Strava users routes on city scale?

I'm a GIS student and I would like to access all the routes used by the users of Strava at the scale of a city (Rennes, France) in SHP, GEOJSON or JSON format. Is it possible to make requests by city ...
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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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Looking for a French Address Parser

I'm looking for an open source project or library to parse French addresses, i've been into github and i have tried a lot of those address parser but with no luck the result is not satisfying . what ...
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Projection details of “Carte géologique de la France”

I am trying to georeference two sheets of the Carte géologique de la France 1/50000 by J. Thierry from 1974/75. It says "Ellipsoid de Clarke" on the map. Unfortunately this is the only information ...
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Where can I download ISO 3166-2 data? [duplicate]

I am looking for latitude and longitude coordinates of french subdivision. I am not used to GIS but I saw that ISO 3166-2 contains default code of such subdivisions, their name etc but where can I ...
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What's the name for small area statistics in France?

US has Census blocks and block groups. Canada has dissemination blocks and dissemination areas. UK has output areas and super output areas. Is there an equivalent in France—statistical areas defined ...
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Seeking urban area shapefiles for France, Germany and Belgium?

I'm trying to make a map like this for the Low Countries/Rhineland, where I basically show how spread out all the urban areas would be there if the urban areas had similar densities to American urban ...
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Choosing DEM in France?

I'm working in France. I thought the TanDEM-X was a free and open DEM but that does not seem to be the case. According to a few websites, the most famous free DEMs seem to be ASTER GDEM, SRTM, X-SAR ...
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Understanding precision of ArcGIS geodatabases?

I would like to know how precision is handled in ArcGIS software. Is it using a real Computer Algebra System engine, an arbitrary precision library or do others tricks to handle precision ?
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What kind of coordinate system has values like 555,19 - 251,48?

I am trying to identify a coordinate system used to give positions to caves in France. The Emergence du Ressel is at 555,19 - 251,48 (decimal coordinates 44.56194, 1.77167) and Source de Landenouse ...
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Postal code shapefile for france?

Can anyone tell me of an open source where I can get the shapefile for France at a postal code level?
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France, georeferencing with postal codes not working in CartoDB

CartoDB is not georeferencing many of my locations in France. I am using postal codes, and specifying all of them are in France. CartoDB is able to georeference only about half of them. Any ideas?
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Creating QGIS multi-layer Topo Map of Lorraine Region of France? [closed]

I have a project I'm working on where I need a QGIS multi-layer Topo Map go the Lorraine Region of France between Metz and Nancy as a starting point, but I don't know where to start. What I need is a ...
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Problems with french coordinate systems (i.e. Lambert Zone I, EPSG 27571)

I'm working on a coordinate library implementation and I seem to be stuck with the French Lambert coordinate systems. I'm using this page as a reference (can anybody confirm the results there are ...
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What is the CRS for France

Has anyone any idea what the CRS is for France? I am new to QGIS (moving over from using Arcgis) and trying to find out basics. I have found a huge list beginning NTF (Paris) but wonder which one to ...
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Does France have addressing products similar to British AddressBase?

In Britain people can license the Ordnance Survey's AddressBase product, which provides a list of almost all the country's addresses, with good building location accuracy even for remote country ...
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Looking for GeoJSON describing French departments?

Is there any place where I could find a GeoJSON describing the borders of the French departments, or do I have to convert a shapefile?
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Downloading metro stations of Paris from OpenStreetMap?

I'm just getting acquainted with OSM (OpenStreetMap), so this might be a total newbie question, but I'm looking for OSM Point of Interest data for all metro stations in Paris. I'm sure this info ...
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Finding map icons for famous Paris landmarks?

Where can I find map icons for famous Paris landmarks? I am looking for icons for famous landmarks in Paris, such as the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, Louvre, Notre Dame. These should do. For other ...
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Free sources of mapping data for France [closed]

We are moving to France soon, and are currently investigating a lot of areas. Does anyone know of good online/offline resources for French mapping? I am very interested in mapping, weather, ...