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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?

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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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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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 German? (like BEV for Austria)

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 fuer Eich und ...
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Which CRS 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" (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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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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Postal areas for Germany?

Does anyone of you know how and where I can download postal area districts of Germany in shapefiles (download free of charge if possible).