Administrative units counties

Dataset

The dataset administrative units shows the county divisions within the country with the most accurate boundaries that have been recorded digitally and are collected in a dataset. \\n\\nThe counties are delimited by National Border, Outer Limit of Territorial Waters, Agreed Delimitation Line and county boundaries.\\n\\nThe units include properties which indicate official county numbers. The official Norwegian and Sami names for counties are taken from SSR. There is also information about Sami language administrative districts.\\n\\nThe geometry is derived from the Cadastre, which is updated by the municipalities. National Borders and Outer Limit of Territorial Waters are inserted from the Norwegian Mapping Authority's own established files.

Specific usage

Administrative case processing. Analysis and display in a GIS system. Display of statistics and analyses. Production of maps and derived products.

Distributions

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Contact information

Logo Kartverket

Contact metadata:
Carina Tolpinrud Jøntvedt, kundesenter@kartverket.no – Norwegian Mapping Authority

Contact owner:
Carina Tolpinrud Jøntvedt, kundesenter@kartverket.no – Norwegian Mapping Authority

Contact publisher:
IT, kundesenter@kartverket.no – Norwegian Mapping Authority

Distribution

Spatial representation: Vector

Format:
  • FGDB 10.0
  • GEOJSON
  • GML 3.2.1
  • PostGIS 9.4
  • SOSI 4.5
  • GML 3.2.1

Distribution type: Geonorge download

Units of distribution: fylkesvis, landsfiler

Reference systems:
  • EUREF89 UTM sone 32, 2d
  • EUREF89 UTM sone 33, 2d
  • EUREF89 UTM sone 35, 2d
  • EUREF89 / ETRS89-LAEA Europe
  • EUREF 89 Geografisk (ETRS 89) 2d

Constraints

Use limitations: No conditions apply

Access constraints: Open data

Use constraints: License

Licence: Creative Commons BY 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)

Security constraints: Unclassified

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The geometry is derived from the Cadastre, which is updated by the municipalities. National Borders and Outer Limit of Territorial Waters are inserted from the Norwegian Mapping Authority's own established files.

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