Spatial Metadata: World Cities

Dataset identification
Title: World Cities
Date: 2004-03-01
Author
Owner
Data content of the dataset
Theme: Towns and cities, Infrastructures
Abstract:Cities of the world extracted from Vector Map Level 0 and converted to Arc/Info format by FAO/GIS. Vector Map (VMap) Level 0 is an updated and improved version Digital Chart of the World (DCW).
Geographic area name: World
Geographic extent
  • Bounding Box:
    North bound:
    90.00000
    South bound:
    -90.00000
    West bound:
    -180.00000
    East bound:
    180.00000
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

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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