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World Political Boundaries - Detailed

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Depositor dc.contributor pope, addy
Institution dc.contributor.other University of Edinburgh
Spatial Coverage dc.coverage.spatial northlimit=83.6274;eastlimit=180.0;southlimit=-90.0;westlimit=-180.0;
Spatial Coverage dc.coverage.spatial World
Dataset Date dc.coverage.temporal 2011-01-19
Date Accessioned 2011-01-19T12:10:07Z
Date Available 2011-01-19T12:10:07Z
Date Issued 2011-01-19
Data Set dc.identifier
Permanent Identifier dc.identifier.uri
Lineage dc.description This data was kindly donated by Geodan ( who retain the right to remove the data from the repository at anytime. This dataset may be updated from time to time to reflect changes in the political boundaries of the World.
Abstract dc.description.abstract This dataset contains the World Political boundaries in shapefile format. The data is more detailed than the other boundary dataset (World Political Boundaries - Coarse) held on ShareGeo ( and has been favourably reviewed in a comparison of free world boundary files ( Basic statistics for each country (births/deaths/population/life expectancy) are also included. Geodan have many more free datasets available on their website so be sure to check them out at (
Format dc.format ESRI Shapefile
Language dc.language.iso en
Additional Licence Information dc.rights This data is made available under the Public Domain Dedication and License v1.0 whose full text can be found at
Subject dc.subject political
Subject dc.subject Countries of the World
Additional Keyword dc.subject.classification Boundaries
Title dc.title World Political Boundaries - Detailed
Type dc.type GIS vector data

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