[Talk-in] OSM Shapefile of Indian version of the borders according to the existing law

Ashim Kapoor ashimkapoor at gmail.com
Fri Jan 26 09:05:49 UTC 2018

On Fri, Jan 26, 2018 at 2:00 PM, Arun Ganesh <arun.planemad at gmail.com>

> Like Sajjad said theres no straightforward way if you want ready to use
> polygons. You will need to get a set of shapes from OSM and manually
> merge/cut them to get the needed output.
>    - India boundaries and claimed areas http://overpass-turbo.eu/s/voe
>    - World coastline http://openstreetmapdata.com/data/coastlines
> As you see in OSM the boundaries of countries extend into the territorial
> waters and you may want to subtract it.
Dear Arun and Sajjad,

I am willing to put in all the effort needed to do this. I am a beginner in
mapping and would need supervision/advice  to do this.

What software is appropriate for editing shapefiles ? QGIS?  I look forward
to your advice.

Best Regards,

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