Spatial Metadata: Administrative Boundaries of Eritrea

Dataset identification
Title: Administrative Boundaries of Eritrea
Date: 2002-04-04
Author
Owner
  • Organisation:National Food Information System - Ministry of Agriculture
  • Contact name: Yemane Tekleyohannes
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: Eritrea
Geographic extent
  • Bounding Box:
    North bound:
    17.99490
    South bound:
    12.36390
    West bound:
    36.44330
    East bound:
    43.12140
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
Distribution media: Online
Distribution format: ESRI Shapefile, Digital map (in vector or shapefile)
Contact person: John Latham

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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