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Norway


What data is expected?

A database of postcodes/zipcodes and the corresponding spatial locations in terms of a latitude and a longitude (or similar coordinates in an openly published national coordinate system). If a postcode/zipcode system does not exist in the country, please submit a dataset of administrative borders. Data submitted in this category must satisfy the following minimum conditions

  • Zipcodes
  • Address
  • Coordinate (latitude longitude)
  • national level
  • updated once a year

  • Administrative boundaries

  • Boarders poligone
  • name of poligone (city, neighborhood)
  • national level
  • updated once a year

What data is available

  •   Openly licensed? Yes(Here)
  •   Is the data machine readable? Yes (tab-separated, Excel, Shape, SOSI)
  •   Is the data available for free? Yes
  •   Available in bulk? Yes
  •   Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? Yes
  •   Is the data available online? Yes (Here)
  •   Is data in digital form? Yes
  •   Publicly available? Yes(as Postal codes in Norway and geodata about the area covered by each published by Posten Norge AS)
  •   Does the data exist? Yes

Details

Postal codes are distributed by Posten Norge AS, while the borders for each postal code is distributed by The Norwegian Mapping Authority.

The Norwegian Mapping Authority also have administrative borders for download: http://data.kartverket.no/download/content/geodataprodukter?korttype=3594&aktualitet=All&datastruktur=All&dataskema=All

Reviewer comments

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Contributors

Reviewers

  • Codrina Maria Ilie

Submitters

  • Bergheimivar L