[Talk-in] state borders? (was:Default view of OSMI)

Arjun Ram arjunram at gmail.com
Wed Dec 2 06:35:29 GMT 2009

Geocommons does have district boundaries but they are based on 2004 data as
I understand it.

Is it possible to get state/district/taluk boundaries by using RTI? Any
thoughts on the same would be greatly appreciated!

2009/12/2 PlaneMad <thePlaneMad at gmail.com>

> On Wed, Dec 2, 2009 at 11:45 AM, Kenneth Gonsalves <lawgon at au-kbc.org>wrote:
>> On Wednesday 02 Dec 2009 11:44:15 am ヴィカス ヤダヴァ (vikas yadav) wrote:
>> > indic fonts not rendering?
>> yes - investigating how to do it
>> > how to import state borders into osm? how did you guys do it for
>> southern
>> > states?
>> this was from the original AND import - we did not do it
> the AND import did not have borders, it was done by converting the
> shapefiles of india's borders from the census site. the census data has
> shapefiles for each district (which by now have changed quite a bit and are
> obselete) what i did was merge the district shapes and get the state
> boundary which was quite a tedious process, thats why only tamil nadu and
> kerala have boundaries.
> im not able to get the census link now, should be there in the archives. we
> could also try http://finder.geocommons.com/search?query=india or
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Arjun Ram
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