Shapefiles

A small collection of different shapefiles to visualize spatial data. Shapefile is a popular geospatial vector data format for geographic information system software. It is developed and regulated by Esri. Shapefiles spatially describe vector features: points, lines, and polygons.

Global

AreaProviderDownload Page
Countries & CoastlinesNatural EarthLink
GeofabrikLink
OpenStreetMap DataLink
StatSilkLink
Global Administrative AreasGADMLink
CitiesMetro ExtractsLink

Germany

RegionProviderDownload Page
Administrative AreasGerman Federal Agency for Cartography
and Geodesy (BKG)
Link (man)
Link (auto)
Constituency Federal Returning OfficerLink
Postal Code AreasSeven's portalLink