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Administrative Boundaries 85% open


What data is expected?

Data on administrative units or areas defined for the purpose of administration by a (local) government. See our methodology section for more information.

  • Boundary level 1
  • Boundary level 2
  • Coordinates (latitude, longitude)
  • Name of poligone (department, region, city)
  • Borders of poligone

How open is the data?

last year, I made entry of Kokudo Suuchi Joho (国土数値情報) administrative boundary dataset. It changed their license to restrict the use.

The following option needs to be selected to be brought to the right download page: 農林業センサス -> 年農林業センサス-農山村地域調査(農山村地域調査) -> 法制上の地域指定 Concur with submitter that for every Prefecture, there is one dataset to be downloaded. Thus, it is not downloadable at once. Your submission is valid. Thank you very much for contributing to the Global Open Data Index.

Data location - Download statistics and boundary data of each local government.
Data licence
Data format   DBF, GML, SHP, SHX
Reviewer   Michael Leow
Submitters   Satoshi IIDA
Last modified   Tue Dec 06 2016 03:01:21 GMT+0000 (UTC)



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