World borders

This shapefile contains country borders for the whole world.

Provided by Bjorn Sandvik,

If you have any comments about this dataset, please post them on this page. Use this dataset with care, as several of the borders are disputed.

The original shapefile (, 3.2 MB) was downloaded from the Mapping Hacks website:

The dataset is available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License. If you use this dataset, please provide a link to this website.

Data and Resources

Additional Info

Field Value
Author Mapping Hacks
Last Updated August 9, 2017, 11:54 (UTC)
Created May 25, 2016, 10:57 (UTC)
Status completed
Usage Contraints CC-Atribution Share Alike license
Region World
Classification unclassified
Contact Bjorn Sandvik
Creation date 2016-05-25
Temporal extent
Bbox-east-long 180.0
Bbox-west-long -180.0
Bbox-north-lat 90.0
Bbox-south-lat -90.0
Spatial reference system EPSG:4326