Spatial Metadata: Administrative Boundaries of Egypt

Dataset identification
Title: Administrative Boundaries of Egypt
Date: 2002-04-04
Author
Owner
  • Organisation:Soil and Water Research Institute - Ministry of Agriculture
  • Contact name: Nabil El Mowelhi
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. 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.
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.
Geographic area name: Egypt
Geographic extent
  • Bounding Box:
    North bound:
    -2.31000
    South bound:
    -4.47000
    West bound:
    29.00000
    East bound:
    30.85000
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
Organisation:FAO - UN SDRN

Note: This web page is only designed for a master's research experiment undertaken at the Centre for Geoinformation Science (CGIS) at the University of Pretoria.
Spatial Metadata information displayed here has been adapted from the FAO Africover Geonework web portal.
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