Province and District level boundaries for Africa.

Includes levels 1, 2. (provinces, districts).
Source: FAO Geonet, 2000 version

Title Sub-national boundaries of Africa (2000).
Date 2000-07-01, creation
Edition First edition
Presentation form mapDigital
Language English
Character set utf8
Abstract Sub-national boundaries of Africa made by FAO-GIS in 1993 and updated for some countries in colla
boration with the Global Information and Early Warning System on Food and Agriculture (FAO Group) in 1999. Furthe
r amendments made by FAO-GIS from 1999 up to 2001
Supplemental Information Map created from various national and regional datasets. Latest update: the coast
line for South Africa has been corrected according to VMap0; Walvis Bay has been included into Namibia.
Status onGoing
Topic category boundaries
Free Keywords Sub-national boundaries
Place Keywords Africa
Spatial representation type vector
Equivalent scale
Denominator 1000000
Geographic box
West bound longitude East bound longitude South bound latitude North bound latitude
-17.3 51.1 -34.6 38.2
Begin date 1993-07-01
End date 2001-07-01
Point of contact
Role custodian

Distribution info
Web links FAO/GIEWS - Map of Africa (GeoWeb Web System)
Data for download Sub-national boundaries of Africa (2000) shapefile
Interactive Map National boundaries of Africa (2000)
Interactive Map Sub-national boundaries of Africa_first level
Interactive Map Sub-national boundaries of Africa_second level
Data quality info
Hierarchy level dataset
Description Last Updated
Date time 2001-07-31
File identifier 1113
Language English
Character set utf8
Date stamp 2004-07-22 11:34:03
Metadata standard name ISO 19115
Metadata standard version FDIS
Maintenance and update frequency asNeeded
Metadata author
Organisation name FAO - UN SDRN
Role pointOfContact

Delivery point Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
City Rome
Postal code 00100
Country Italy
Electronic mail address

NOTE: Eritrea districts and provinces updated by P. Ceccato

Provinces SALB 2008

SALB Province Boundaries