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List of districts of Germany

I am working on a system where I need shapefiles for districts in Germany. However, there is a lot of confusion around the exact number of districts. Wikipedia entry says there are 401 districts - ...
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Query to extract addresses in several parts of Germany is not working via QuickOSM

I a trying to extract addresses from the OpenStreetMap as polygons via QuickOSM using the keys: addr:street, addr:housenumber and addr:city. That works quite well, but not in every part of Germany. ...
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Adding Vector Tiles results in 'Network request timed out' in QGIS

In QGIS 3.28 Firenze on my Windows, I am trying to create a connection to a vector tile server to request contour line tiles. As the data are open source I can post the server address: The server has ...
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How to get all parcels of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern to GeoJSON? WFS export in QGIS seems to export part of the data only

I am aiming to download parcel boundaries of the German state Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. I found this geoportal, where this data seems to be available: https://www.geoportal-mv.de/portal/Geowebdienste/...
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Seeking polygon data for Germany's urban areas (metropolitan areas) [closed]

I am currently working on a project where I would like to showcase trend differences between rural vs. urban areas in Germany. I am wondering if anyone in this site is able to point me to a resource ...
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Seeking parcel boundaries data for Germany or Sweden? [closed]

I'm trying to find parcel data (property boundaries) in a GIS format. I tried googling and nothing is coming up. I would pay for a vendor like CoreLogic or ReportAll that have parcel data only in the ...
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Accessing INSPIRE cadastral data through QGIS

I am at the Germany specific Cadastral parcels page on INSPIRE Geoportal, here: I click on the first entry, ALKIS Berlin. Then Download Options. I am presented with a list of "Get Data Set" ...
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Choosing projection in Germany and Switzerland for buffer in metres [duplicate]

I am using QGIS. Which projections / CRS are best to use for Switzerland and Germany, which I can use to buffer points and lines in metres rather than degrees?
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Making flattened shape of map right using QGIS

When I opened in QGIS the shapefile of Berlin, which I downloaded from the Berlin government website, the shape of map is flattened. I wonder how I can make this flattened map right? I attached the ...
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Using if statement with evaluators in Overpass

I am trying to query all the nodes which are in Potsdam city and with postcode 14480. I know that it can be coded as follows: area["ISO3166-1"="DE"][admin_level=2]->.germany;...
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Datum transformation not working properly [closed]

I want to create a map with 20 coordinates (UTM), that I have loaded as a CSV-file into QGIS 3.12. The area is located in UTM zone 32 U (northwest of Munich). As a background I want to use an 80 cm ...
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Determining CRS from given point coordinate set

I have a set of coordinates (X, Y) and I do not know which coordinate system they are actually in. They are definitely in a projected coordinate system since they are not in decimal degrees. However, ...
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Difference between UTM CRS with 6 digits and 8 digits

In my area in Germany we use the CRS with the EPSG:25832 code. These are UTM 32N coordinates with a false easting of 500,000. Thus, it is a 6 digit coordinate system. I read this means that the middle ...
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Extracting lat lon of points from list of postal codes

I have scraped a list of postal codes for which I want to extract (lat, lon) data. extracted postal codes In Postal Codes Germany, I was able to extract lat lon for the postal code by is there a way ...
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Shifting on the X-axis while reprojecting Gauss-Krüger zone 3 to UTM zone 33N

I'm having trouble converting geodata from Gauss-Krüger Zone 3 to UTM 33N. See attached image. I don't know why, but there seems to be a shift on the X-axis. I found a similar question here but am ...
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Transform Gauss Krüger Zone 3 data into WGS 84 / UTM 33N in QGIS [duplicate]

I would like to transform this data: https://opendata.dwd.de/climate_environment/CDC/grids_germany/halfyear/precipitation/ (it is Gauss Krüger Zone 3) into WGS 84 / UTM 33N in QGIS. How do I do it? ...
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Seeking Berlin groundwater shapefiles

I would like to know if any of you has shapefiles of Berlin? I have been using https://fbinter.stadt-berlin.de/fb/index.jsp but it doesn't allow the layers in shapefile format and also https://...
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Seeking database of all German cities with latitude and longitude [closed]

Does anyone know a service that provides this or has advice how to obtain it myself? Ideally free.
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Integrating NTv2_SN.gsb grid in QGIS

I want to integrate the NTv2_SN.gsb grid in QGIS. I have a dataset in CRS EPSG:31469 and want to transform into CRS EPSG:25833. Therefore I want to integrate the NTv2_SN.gsb into QGIS. But I have some ...
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Identifying cities from shapefile that showcases functional urban areas (FUA) of Germany

How do I identify which FUAs do certain cities belong to (ex. which FUA does Worms belong to) from the FUA shapefile I have (see image)?
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Population centroid of irregular-shaped German counties based on a population density grid

I'm new to QGIS and stuck with this task. Here's the data I'm working with: 1-square-kilometer grid Shapefile of Germany (https://www.zensus2011.de/SharedDocs/Downloads/DE/Shapefile/Inspire.zip?...
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Reprojecting a Raster in QGIS

I have a .asc file from the german DWD, which displays the sunshine duration in Germany. through an older post I already figured out that in order to be able to work with the .asc file i have to ...
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Converting Excel into shapefile (keeping encoding and data type)

I am trying to create a "perfect" shapefile from the Excel data. "Perfect" means that it should match several factors: proper encoding and original data type. Excel file basically contains ...
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Georeferencing Old German Map in ArcMap that uses Ferro Meridian and very uncommon projection

I am trying to georeference an old map of the German Reich from 1930's. The map is based on the topographische Übersichtskarte des Deutschen Reiches 1:200000. The coordinates depicted on the map, ...
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Seeking map of communes for Bavaria region before 1930 [closed]

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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Opening shapefiles without prj-file (one of Gauss–Krüger CS) in QGIS

I'm trying to open a shapefile in Gauss–Krüger coordinate system, which comes without any .prj-files, in QGIS. These files are not really up to date but they're the only data i can get. Is it possible ...
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retrieve coordinates of all weather stations that falls in Germany in R [closed]

I have a historical temperature and precipitation observations in each individual txt file for the globe by year (I have total 35 txt file for yearly temperature/precipitation), and in my research ...
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Listing every street name per postal code

I would like to export a list of all street names per postal code for Germany. More specificly, I have looked at OpenStreetMap/the Overpass API. With [out:json]; ( area[postal_code="31061"]; )...
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Projection for Germany that preserves distance?

I have a point A (EPSG 4326) in Berlin, Germany: { "type": "Point", "coordinates": [ 13.394994735717773, 52.514849775310154 ] } I want to create point B that is 500m to the east ...
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Detect coordinate system UTM 32 North or UTM 33 North

I am getting database tables (dbase) from customers with geo coordinates either in Gauss-Krueger (zone 2 to 5) and UTM 32 North or UTM33 North, usually from within Germany. Sometimes there is no ...
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Public shp file showing Berlin subway entrances?

I was inspired by someone else's work to try finding the Berlin property farthest from a subway station. In order to do that, I will need two things: First, I need a shapefile of all the building ...
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Crop data for Europe / Germany

I am currently working on the effect of land use on streams in very small catchments (<30km²) in Germany. We have accurate data (ATKIS) on general land use patterns (forests, agriculture, urban ...
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Which EPSG setting when georeferencing German maps from 1880s?

I'm trying to georeference a map from 1881 that was created by the Preußische Landesaufnahme. When using Gauß-Krüger (EPSG:31467), my map section always ends up way too far in the east. I've found out ...
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Seeking historical (pre-war) data on cities and towns in Germany? [closed]

I'm trying to find and merge German city-level data from various time periods: ~1900, ~1930 and ~1990. What's difficult: Obviously some cities merged, new places were founded after 1900, and again ...
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Where can I find state borders for Germany?

I'm looking for free state border layers for Germany. Are there any free sources for such data?
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German Census Demographic Data @ zip-code level

The US Census has an API to pull Census/ACS data at the ZTCA (zip-code tabulation area) level. I'm looking for the same functionality with German data. So far I've identified several websites such as ...
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Source for multipolygon data?

I have a PostGIS database where I would like to store multipolygon data of certain cities. The type of the table column is geometry(MultiPolygon,4326). I'm now looking for a source where I can get ...
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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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Which projection is this data in?

I received a shapefile for my project from an agency and was told that they always use UTM. However, the values have too many digits for being projected in UTM. min max x 32507319 ...
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Free address data providers for Germany [closed]

I am looking for comprehensive address data (incl. house numbers) for Germany. Is there some kind of government agency that provides free downloads? I know that the BEV (Bundesamt für Eich- und ...
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Coordinate Reference System with units in meters for central Germany?

I found several questions in regard of reprojecting data into a CRS with unit of meters and what CRS to use. Usually the counter question is, "for what region, on what scale" and there the discussions ...
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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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EsriLeaflet - Problem with special german projection

I got a service with EPSG:3068 (http://epsg.io/3068-15949) My test code to diplay this service on an Leaflet Map with Esri-Leaflet is as following: <!DOCTYPE HTML> <html> <head>...
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Shapefile of Baden-Württemberg and Rhineland-Palatinate with district boundaries

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

Do you know a source where I can get a table for geocoding the numbers from German "Amtlicher Gemeindeschlüssel (AGS)" (http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amtlicher_Gemeindeschl%C3%BCssel)?
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Which UTM zone 32N with prefix should I use in Rhineland-Palatinate (Germany)?

I would like to store and use GIS-Data in Rhineland-Palatinate (Germany). The coordinate System should be UTM 32N with 32 as prefix (false easting = 32,500,000; not 500,000). I looked at EPSG 4647 [...
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Get local names with reverse geocoding?

I am using the reverse geocoding service provided by MapQuest. For a sample coordinate of N 53.27, E 8.13, I receive the state of "Lower Saxony". According to Wikipedia, and a user of my service, the ...
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Mass Geocoding Requests for Germany? [closed]

To say it upfront: This is a question that has already come up before in Stack Overflow but did not provide a manageable and legal solution for my problem (see below). I have a database (in STATA ...
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Read coordinates with variable Gauß-Krüger zone (meridian) in QGIS

Is there a sensible way to visualize coordinates like this as point layer in QGIS? "X" values starting with 2 are EPSG:31466, 3 is EPSG:31467 and 4 is EPSG:31468. I didn't try, but i think the same ...
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Symbology in QGIS for plan drawing regulation in Germany

In Germany we have to use standardized symbols for maps of the land use planning ("Bauleitplanung", "Bebauungspläne", "Flächennutzungsplane"). These symbols are defined in an act called "...
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