Geospatial data in Asia

All sources in this guide contain location-based data. Many of them are in ready-to-use GIS formats such as shapefiles. Other formats include tables or graphics of maps; you may convert them into GIS formats either by joining with existing GIS data, or by georeferencing.


ADMIN; administrative infrastructure population

ENVIRONMENT; biodiversity climate disasters hydrology natural resources other

HUMAN; agriculture economic education energy historical industrial landuse political public health religion sociocultural
BASEMAPS aerial photos satellite imagery street topography

OTHER; geocoding non-GIS maps participatory GIS

Data and Resources

Additional Info

Field Value
Author Yikang Feng
Maintainer Jasper Dekkers
Last Updated August 8, 2017, 15:25 (UTC)
Created March 7, 2016, 15:35 (UTC)
Status completed
Usage Contraints
Region Asia
Classification unclassified
Custodian National University of Singapore
Contact National University of Singapore
Creation date 2016-06-30
Temporal extent
Bbox-east-long -168.978
Bbox-west-long 25.589
Bbox-north-lat 81.966
Bbox-south-lat -12.212
Spatial reference system