[Talk-us] admin level for US states

Jack Burke burkejf3 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 24 19:08:53 UTC 2014


And the England/Wales and /Scotland borders are all 4, too. If we're trying to reflect geopolitical status, these should absolutely be different than provinces. OTOH, if we're just interested in drawing pretty lines....

-jack

On November 24, 2014 12:55:04 PM EST, Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
>2014-11-24 18:05 GMT+01:00 Brad Neuhauser <brad.neuhauser at gmail.com>:
>
>>  ...and German states and Swiss cantons are admin_level=4 according
>to the
>> previously-linked page.
>
>
>
>yes, I am coming from a German-Italian perspective, where Italian
>"regions"
>are clearly less sovereign than German "states", which again are less
>sovereign than US american states (all on level 4 currently).
>We need the levels 5 to 10 in Germany (all are in use, 3 is not in
>use).
>Correspondance of European entities should also be supported by the
>NUTS
>and LAU system:
>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nomenclature_of_Territorial_Units_for_Statistics
>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Local_administrative_unit
>
>cheers,
>Martin
>
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