Core spatial datasets
Administrative and Political Boundaries
Borders between countries and administrative units within the countries.
Keywords: boundaries, administrative units, administrative areas, borders.
10 December 2008 The Global Administrative Unit Layers (GAUL) is an initiative implemented by FAO within the EC-FAO Food Security Programme funded by the European Commission (http://www.foodsecinfoaction.org/News/news_06_06.htm). The GAUL aims at compiling and disseminating the most reliable spatial information on administrative units for all the countries in the world, providing a contribution to the standardization of the spatial dataset representing administrative units. [more]
last updated: Tuesday, March 17, 2009