Administrative Boundaries 80% open

South Africa

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 No
In an open and machine-readable format DBF, SHP, SHX
Downloadable at once Yes
Up-to-date Yes
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
findable 3
findable_steps A google search of administrative boundaries of South Africa did not provide me with relevant data. From prior knowledge I knew the source.
Collected by government Yes
usability 2
collector_name Municipal Demarcation Board
characteristics Boundary level 1, Boundary level 2, Coordinates (latitude, longitude), Name of poligone (department, region, city), Borders of poligone
location http://data.gov.za/datasets/municipal-demarcation-board - District Boundaries, http://data.gov.za/datasets/municipal-demarcation-board - Ward Boundaries, http://data.gov.za/datasets/municipal-demarcation-board - Municipal Boundaries
The data is not really hosted on the portal, and the license therefore cant really apply to it.

The license mention that third-party data that is publish on the portal (the case of this submission need to agree to commercial use. Therefore we decided this data is not openly licensed.

Meta data

Data location   http://data.gov.za/datasets/municipal-demarcation-board - District Boundaries
   http://data.gov.za/datasets/municipal-demarcation-board - Ward Boundaries
   http://data.gov.za/datasets/municipal-demarcation-board - Municipal Boundaries
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   DBF, SHP, SHX
Reviewer   Mor Rubinstein
Submitters   Mor Rubinstein
Last modified   Mon Apr 03 2017 16:34:30 GMT+0000 (UTC)