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  • Where to find geographic data sources for Spotfire?

    Geographic data sources found on the web.

    Spotfire comes with a selection of geocoding hierarchies stored in the Spotfire Library and you can also add your own geocoding hierarchies using Shapefiles (.shp) or data tables. Click here to learn how to setup a dataset as new geocoding table in your Spotfire Library.

    You can find many geographic data sources on the web. Here are some of them you can use. Feel free to share any new sources by commenting on this article and we'll add them to the list.

    Geographic Data Source

    Coverage Source Description
    Worldwide GADM Administrative boundaries at countries and lower level subdivisions.
    Worldwide Geonames Over 11M placenames covering all countries.
    Worldwide DIVA-GIS Administrative boundaries at countries and lower level subdivisions.
    Worldwide Natural Earth World map data.
    Worldwide Geofabrik Shapefiles for each countries from OpenStreetMap data
    Australia Australian Bureau of Statistics State, Statistical Area (1, 2, 3, 4), Mesh Blocks
    Canada Statistics Canada Provinces/Territories, Electroal Districts, Census Divisions and more
    Europe Eurostat NUTS, Urban audits, Countries, Communes, Census
    Europe Inspire Geoportal Many administrative units
    Europe EuroGeographics European map data.
    Finland Statistics Finland Postal Codes
    France Governement Français Départements, Codes postaux
    Japan National Land Information

    Administrative areas, map data

    Italy Agenzia per l'Italia Digitale Neighborhoods, Areas, Census, Statistical Areas
    Morocco Royaume du maroc Postal Codes (points only)
    Norway DIFI Postal Codes
    Pakistan Pakistan Post Office Department Postal Codes (points only)
    Portugal CTT Postal Codes (points only)
    United Kingdom UK Ordnance Survey

    Postcodes, UK map data

    Uruguay Estado Uruguayo Postal Codes
    USA US Census Bureau Blocks, Census, Congressional Districts, Cities, CBSA, Counties, School Districts, States, Urban areas, ZIP Codes
    USA USGS Area Codes (telephone area codes)

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