World Borders Dataset Shape

Website boundaries admin

Citation

TitleWorld Borders Dataset Shape
Publication2012-03-05 00:00
Modification2012-03-05 00:00
Categoryboundaries
AbstractThe dataset is part of the Thematic Mapping Engine. Polygons representing one country/area are merged into one feature, added longitude/latitude values for each country.
PurposeWorld Borders Dataset Provided by Bjorn Sandvik, thematicmapping.org If you have any comments about this dataset, please post them on this page. Use this dataset with care, as several of the borders are disputed. The original shapefile (world_borders.zip, 3.2 MB) was downloaded from the Mapping Hacks website: http://www.mappinghacks.com/data/ The dataset is available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License. If you use this dataset, please provide a link to this website.
KeywordsWorld, borders, shape, WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link, WWW:DOWNLOAD-1.0-http--download
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Source

Organisation
Individual
E-Mail
City
Usage limitation

Geographic Extent

[-180,-90,180,90]

Distribution

UUID3742b0b5-2b9d-4d6c-b64b-61040d847dfa
FormatWebsite
GRSWGS 1984
Linkagehttp://thematicmapping.org/downloads/world_borders.php

Metadata contact

PersonThomas Mönkemeier
OrganisationHumboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin
AdresssRudower Chaussee 16
City10099 Berlin
E-Mailthomas.moenkemeier@geo.hu-berlin.de