Spatial Metadata: Administrative Boundaries of DR CONGO

Dataset identification
Title: Administrative Boundaries of DR CONGO
Date: 2003-10-01
  • Organisation:Service Permanent et d'Amenagement Forestiers (SPIAF) - Ministere de l'Environnement
  • Contact name: Ipalaka Yobwa
Data content of the dataset and Geographic Extent
Theme: Political and administrative boundaries.
Abstract:The national and administrative boundaries have been provided by the NFPI. Coastlines have been adapted to match the landcover dataset.
Purpose: The boundaries have been included in the Multipurpose Africover Database for the Environmental Resources (MADE) for orientation purposes only and should not be considered legally or politically binding.
Theme: Political and administrative boundaries.
Geographic area name: DR CONGO
Geographic extent
  • Bounding Box:
    North bound:
    South bound:
    West bound:
    East bound:
Temporal extent:
Spatial data structure of the dataset
Spatial data type (Format): ESRI Shapefile
Spatial reference of the dataset
Geographic coordinate system: WGS 1984
Availability and distribution of the dataset

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Spatial Metadata information displayed here has been adapted from the FAO Africover Geonework web portal.