[Imports] Administrative Boundaries and Divisions in Portugal

Jo winfixit at gmail.com
Mon Apr 13 17:09:59 UTC 2015


If you add wikipedia links, would you consider to add Wikidata too?
On Apr 13, 2015 6:33 PM, Petr Morávek [Xificurk] <petr at pada.cz> wrote:

> Dne 13.4.2015 v 18:05 Martin Koppenhoefer napsal(a):
> >> Am 13.04.2015 um 13:10 schrieb Sander Deryckere <sanderd17 at gmail.com>:
> >>
> >> Also the other way around, when editing features like roads and rivers,
> it's harder to break the borders by accident when they're not connected at
> all.
> >
> >
> > when the river is the boundary you will want to move both together and
> you want them to be linked together to determine what is in which entity
> (eg the river, the road), and to keep the fact that they are linked
> >
> > cheers
> > Martin
>
> Hi,
>
> this is not quite true. In Czech Republic I know a lot of places where
> historically the boundary was defined by a small stream or river. The
> course of the stream or river has changed, but the administrative
> boundary stayed at the old place.
>
> AFAIK even parts of country boundary that are defined by international
> treaties as going by the centerline of a river are in fact fixed at a
> given place and periodically reviewed and renegotiated to reflect
> possible environmental changes.
>
>
> Best regards,
> Petr Morávek aka Xificurk
>
>
>
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