[talk-ph] Phil. Barangay Shapefile (Free) Download in Diva GIS site

maning sambale emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com
Fri Jan 1 04:01:01 GMT 2010


Noli,

Thanks for the link.  This is very useful.  Unfortunately, it does not
fit wih OSM's license:
"This dataset is freely available for academic and other
non-commercial use. Redistribution, or commercial use, is not allowed
without prior permission.

http://www.gadm.org/"

On Fri, Jan 1, 2010 at 11:38 AM, Noli Sicad <nsicad at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Happy New Year!
>
> I just subscribe.
>
> I have been searching for barangay level shapefile for the Philippines
> for a while now. I am really getting frustrate that we don't have a
> municipal and barangay level shapefiles available for free download. I
> googled "OSM Philippines barangay shapefile", no entry as well in
> talk-ph archive.
>
> Yesterday, I was searching for New Zealand shapefile as well, same
> situation.  You can't  find one using google. I went to cloudmate and
> download the shapefile for a start, coastline only.
>
> I thought of going to some open source GIS and see if there are some
> data for shapefile for New Zealand. I know that there is free
> shapefile for New Zealand. I finally find the New Zealand in Diva GIS
> site and interesting enough, Philippines is included. I thought for a
> while it must be a provincial level. I was suprised that the zip file
> includes, provincial, municipal and barangay level site file.
>
> Anyway, you can download in
>
> http://www.diva-gis.org/Data
>
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> Country level
>
> Download "country level data" <-----------Click here.
>
> Download data by country
>
> Select and download free geographic (GIS) data for any country in the world
>
> Country
> Philippines
>
> Subject
> Adminstrative Areas.
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~`
>
> Maning, probably you can use this one for the your GARMIN GPS map, etc.
>
> Thanks, Noli
>
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