[OSM-talk] South Sudan, the world's newest Country

Mikel Maron mikel_maron at yahoo.com
Fri Jul 8 19:31:52 BST 2011

I've asked in a few places for a source of the border geodata. Will get back if 
I hear anything.

== Mikel Maron ==
+14152835207 @mikel s:mikelmaron

From: Andrew <andrewhainosm at hotmail.co.uk>
To: talk at openstreetmap.org
Sent: Fri, July 8, 2011 2:46:46 PM
Subject: Re: [OSM-talk] South Sudan, the world's newest Country

Frederik Ramm <frederik <at> remote.org> writes:

> I am here relaying an interesting message from Richard Cantwell of 
> www.geographic.ie who had originally posted it to help.openstreetmap.org:
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> If anybody has details of the exact border this might be a nice addition 
> to the map, as I expect other online maps won't be updated for quite 
> some time, but perhaps addition should be held off until formal 
> ratification by the UN.

The border is supposed to follow provincial boundaries, which we don’t seem to 
have at the moment. We’d also need to check who’s getting Kordofan as there’s 
an argument there.


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