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Looking for GIS dataset of Japan which includes smaller areas

I have found several sources for GIS shp files which include Prefectures and Cities in Japan, these go to the Ward level i.e Tokyo > Shibuya-ku. What I am looking for is data that includes smaller ...
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Using Japanese characters with PyQGIS?

I am writing a program to access the shapefile with attributes with Japanese characteristics, and I want to use setSubsetString(SQL inquiry). When the SQL inquiry contains the Japanese characters, It ...
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Finding high resolution DEM data for small area in Japan?

I'm working on an app to visualize terrain data in virtual reality for a small mountainous region in Japan (centered around Hakuba). The freely available data I've found for this region (ASTER, SRTM ...
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Multiply or Divide certain numbers on a projection file(?) of Japan

the title seems weird though, i am dealing with Japanese shapefile and it has its own "bizarre" projection. I have two hints to solve this issue. it's based on espg 4301 (http://pacificprojections....
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Why are stations in Japan rendered as a mix of red, yellow and orange in Google Maps?

When you go by a large train station in Japan in Google Maps, you can see that it, along with its surroundings, is often heavily colored (see this example, another example). I would like to know ...
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Japan Data: Postcode/Census

I'm primarily looking for a GIS data source for postal codes in Japan as well as census data for different scales of geography. Has anyone found a good source of these data sets that is in English?
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Appropriate Japan US comparison map

I would like to create a map in QGIS comparing the relative size and latitudes of Japan to the US. There are a few websites like mapfrappe which allow this using Google Maps, but I would like to be ...
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Converting JGD2011 coordinates - Japan

I have coordinates for an area in Japan, where the survey has used the coordinates -8073.896, 63828.792. I'm not sure what coordinate system this is however I'm trying to convert this using online ...
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Japanese Coordinates Not Aligned Correctly

I am attempting to plot coordinates I obtained on the Nara National Research Institute for Cultural Properties, or Nabunken, website in QGIS. They have a archaeological site search page (http://...
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Looking for GIS dataset for Japan with attributes in English

I have found some GIS data for Japan but the location attributes (prefecture, city names etc) are in Japanese. Anyone know where I could find this data in English, I could get it translated but it ...