Administrative Boundaries 33% 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?

Data Usability Beta

The submitter assessed the usability of the data as follows (3 - little to no effort needed, 1 - extensive effort needed): 1

Data Location

  • - Ministry of Regional Development GIS site
  • All answers

    Question Answer Comment
    Openly licenced No
    Downloadable at once No There is a WMS server backing the site but again no obvious download links are there.
    Up-to-date No
    Publicly available Yes
    Available free of charge Yes
    In an open and machine-readable format The data is all in the website therefore it is being assumed that the format is HTML. Above statement from original submitter is incorrect as there is a WMS server backing the maps; but again no easy way to download.
    findable 1
    findable_steps Googled official administrative boundaries of the given country. Look for the words "административни граници" for Bulgarian gov sites; found the GIS map.
    Collected by government Yes
    usability 1
    collector_name МИНИСТЕРСТВО НА РЕГИОНАЛНОТО РАЗВИТИЕ И БЛАГОУСТРОЙСТВОТО (Ministry of Regional Development) The original submitters page: Point of Single Contact
    characteristics Boundary level 1, Boundary level 2, Name of poligone (department, region, city), Borders of poligone Details for at least Boundary 1 can be seen. No clear Boundary Level 2 is shown; the viewer needs to be zoomed in for it to appear.
    location - Ministry of Regional Development GIS site Original Submitter presented: (Point of Single Contact ) but does not seem to be correct.

    Reviewer comments

    - Found the GIS data site under Ministry of Regional Development GIS site ( - It is backed by a WMS endpoint but that is not explicitly stated - There is no clear way in which to download the datasets Your submission is valid. Thank you very much for contributing to the Global Open Data Index.

    Meta data

    Date the data became available   Unknown
    Format of data   Unknown
    Reviewer   Michael Leow
    Submitters   Drenusha Myha
    Last modified   Wed Dec 14 2016 10:20:50 GMT+0000 (UTC)