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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 coordinate system). The data has to be available for the entire country. See our methodology section for more information.

  • Zipcodes
  • Addresses
  • Coordinates (latitude, longitude)
  • Data available for entire country

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): 2

Data format

DBF, GML, SHP, SHX

Data Location

  • http://data.norge.no/data/posten-norge/postnummer-i-nor - Entry on national open data portal (data.norge.no)
  • https://kartkatalog.geonorge.no/metadata/kartverket/pos - Zip code borders
  • 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 DBF, GML, SHP, SHX Zip codes: XLSX, tab-separated Zip code borders: SOSI 4.0, ESRI Shape
    findable 2
    findable_steps Looked up on the national portal, found links for borders to data.kartverket.no. Since I know the latter portal is being phased out, I found the correct dataset on geonorge.no
    licence_url http://data.norge.no/nlod/ Dataset for zip codes is under an NLOD-license, zip code borders is under CC BY 4.0
    Collected by government Yes
    usability 2
    collector_name Posten Norge AS
    characteristics Zipcodes, Addresses, Coordinates (latitude, longitude), Data available for entire country
    location http://data.norge.no/data/posten-norge/postnummer-i-nor - Entry on national open data portal (data.norge.no), https://kartkatalog.geonorge.no/metadata/kartverket/pos - Zip code borders

    Meta data

    Date the data became available   Unknown
    Format of data   Unknown
    Reviewer   Codrina Maria Ilie
    Submitters   Bergheimivar L
    Last modified   Mon Jan 16 2017 15:00:41 GMT+0000 (UTC)