Administrative Boundaries 100% 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

  • - PDOK is a national service to provide data online
  • All answers

    Question Answer Comment
    Openly licenced Yes
    Downloadable at once Yes
    Up-to-date Yes
    Publicly available Yes
    Available free of charge Yes
    In an open and machine-readable format GML
    findable 1
    findable_steps Search for administrative boundaries and similar search terms, then digged into single websites and found the data more by chance than anything else
    Collected by government Yes
    usability 3 cannot tell, because I could not open the data (no software at hand) I'm not the right user to ask
    collector_name Basisregistratie Kadaster (BRK)
    characteristics Boundary level 1, Boundary level 2, Coordinates (latitude, longitude), Name of poligone (department, region, city), Borders of poligone could not open the file format but assume from descriptions of the format (GML) that all data is contained
    location - PDOK is a national service to provide data online

    Reviewer comments

    Confirmed that all the characteristics are available with the GML dataset downloaded. 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   Danny Lämmerhirt
    Last modified   Fri Jan 27 2017 15:26:40 GMT+0000 (UTC)