Administrative Boundaries 78% 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): 3

Data format


Data Location

  • - Ide-Segeplan downloads
  • - Sistema Nacional de información Territorial
  • - Infraestructura de Datos Especiales (IDE)
  • - Downloads
  • All answers

    Question Answer Comment
    Openly licenced No
    Downloadable at once Yes
    Up-to-date Yes
    Publicly available Yes
    Available free of charge Yes
    In an open and machine-readable format DBF, SHP, SHX
    findable 3
    findable_steps 1. Go to Segeplan's webpage 2. Select SNIT (Territorial Information System) 3. Select Downloads.
    Collected by government Yes
    usability 3
    collector_name Secretaría General de Planificación
    characteristics Boundary level 1, Boundary level 2, Coordinates (latitude, longitude), Name of poligone (department, region, city), Borders of poligone
    location - Ide-Segeplan downloads, - Sistema Nacional de información Territorial, - Infraestructura de Datos Especiales (IDE), - Downloads


    The shapefiles that can be downloaded at fulfils all the characteristic. There is a "Access to Public Information" law. It specifies access to information, but not whether the data can be freely reused by anyone for any purpose. Therefore the license does not count as open.

    Reviewer comments

    Thank you Daniel Villatoro for contributing to the Global Open Data Index.

    Meta data

    Date the data became available   Unknown
    Format of data   Unknown
    Reviewer   Danny Lämmerhirt
    Submitters   Danny Lämmerhirt
    Last modified   Tue Apr 04 2017 10:46:06 GMT+0000 (UTC)