Administrative Boundaries 100% open

Belgium

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?

All answers

Question Answer Comment
Openly licenced Yes
In an open and machine-readable format GML, SHP
Downloadable at once Yes
Up-to-date Yes
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
findable 2
findable_steps Through a correction on the GODI forum
licence_url http://statbel.fgov.be/en/statistics/opendata/licence/
Collected by government Yes
usability 3
collector_name Statistics Belgium
characteristics Boundary level 1, Boundary level 2, Coordinates (latitude, longitude), Name of poligone (department, region, city), Borders of poligone
location http://statbel.fgov.be/en/statistics/opendata/datasets/ - Website of Statistics Belgium, containing the geographical shapes (polygons) of the smallest statistical unit, which is a subdivision of an administrative unit, http://www.ngi.be/NL/NL1-5-2.shtm - AdminVector
There are several datasources one could refer to. This review refers to data on statistical units, provided by Statistics Belgium. Alternative datasources are http://data.gov.be/ or http://www.ngi.be/NL/NL1-5-2.shtm Thank you, Bart Hannsens, for contributing to the Global Open Data Index

Meta data

Data location   http://statbel.fgov.be/en/statistics/opendata/datasets/ - Website of Statistics Belgium, containing the geographical shapes (polygons) of the smallest statistical unit, which is a subdivision of an administrative unit
   http://www.ngi.be/NL/NL1-5-2.shtm - AdminVector
Data licence   http://statbel.fgov.be/en/statistics/opendata/licence/
Data format   GML, SHP
Reviewer   Danny Lämmerhirt
Submitters   Danny Lämmerhirt
Last modified   Tue May 16 2017 16:34:24 GMT+0000 (UTC)