Yemen - Subnational Administrative Boundaries

This dataset is part of the Yemen Data Grid
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Source Central Statistical Organization (CSO)
Date of Dataset February 01, 2019-June 27, 2022
Updated 11 February 2021
Expected Update Frequency Every year

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Most Recent Changes:

27 November 2019 ITOS files and geoservices added

25-November-2019- Layers in TOPOJSON format were added

24-November-2019- Layers in GEOPackage format were added

10-November-2019- Admin3 layer was added along with updated admin 0, 1 and 2 layers. The layers were provided by Yemen Central Organization ( CSO ) and approved for use by Humanitarian Country Team (HCT) in October 2019.

8 November 2019 Geodatabase removed due to loading error. It will be replaced when the administrative level 3 data are ready.

7-October-2017- Added unique reference names in both English and Arabic for admin2 (District) ; added ESRI file geodatabase and Excel formats; standard global field naming; redundant field names were removed.

Admin Level 3 removed.

New governorate has been added (Socotra island). Districts pCodes of Hadramaut, Taiz and Raymah governorates have been updated based on the CSO's pCodes, 2 of Hadramaut's districts moved to Socotra governorate.

The Admin level 3 boundaries shapefile does not contain a full set of admin level 3 boundaries for all governorates.

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