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3w - Who is doing what where
International Aid Transparency Initiative
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Global Healthsites Mapping Project
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Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative
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  • 24000+ Downloads
    Updated 13 June 2021 | Dataset date: January 15, 2021-July 23, 2021
    This dataset updates: Every six months
    Syria Administrative boundaries for levels 0 - 4, with Arabic Names, English Names, and p-codes. Geodatabase maintains Arabic names better than shapefile Note that Admin 4 is the populated places layer. Admin Level 1= Governorate = Mohafaza Admin Level 2 = District = Mantika Admin Level 3 = Sub-district= Nahya Populated places (also known as "Admin Level 4") = City or Village Dataset organization: Administrative boundary resources (shapefiles, geodatabases. and gazetteer) are separate from the populated places shapefiles resources except the live geoservices, which provide both administrative boundaries and populated places. Most Recent Changes: 15 January 2021 ITOS geoservices, shapefile, and geodatabase for populated places ("administrative level 4") added. 12 January 2021 ITOS geoservices, shapefiles, and geodatabase added. EMF files added. ITOS gazetteer added. 18-August-2020 added 327 Communities. 21-March-2019 added 14 Communities. 19-Dec-2018 Use the Neighborhood as point loaded in the same layer/ Excel file called as a humanitarian Location added 11 Communities. 01-July-2018 added 1528 Communities and some localities moved to their accurate locations 31-Jan-2018- added 91 populated places and areas, some localities moved to their accurate locations, essential change in the admin boundary in Tartous Governorate at Admin 2 and Admin 3 1-June-2017- added 24 populated places and areas 22-Feb-2017- added three populated places and fixed some typos in admin4 and neighborhoods 04-Oct-2016 - Added two populated places 20-Sept-2016 - Built-up polygonal layer was created so that for each populated place there is a corresponding built-up poplygon; Added populated places based on feedback from humanitarian partners ; Neighborhood layer now includes 11 main cities with new p-codes ; column names follow global standard; reference names are unique both in English and Arabic 12-Jan-2014 - Shape file version posted. UTF-8 has been used to enable the correct display of Arabic characters. 19-May-2013 - New features added to Admin4 ; English Names edited to be consistent in all Admin levels; locations of few communities adjusted 07-Jan-2013 - Column with Capitals of Administrative Units (1 - 3) added to Populated Places (Admin 4). No changes. 19-Dec-2012 - Minor change: erroneous Admin 1 p-code for the populated place Arab Elmalik Jerkes (p-code = C3571) corrected (from SY010 to SY10). 12-Dec-2012 - Added neighborhoods , currently Damascus only. Added "C" as leading character of pcodes at level 4 (populated places) to ensure uniqueness. The digits remain the same from earlier versions. 24-Sep-2012 - Consolidated spelling between all 4 levels for all admin levels. Pcodes added. 24-Aug-2012 - Shapefile versions added. Exported from the geodatabase version of 30-June-2011. 30-Jun-2012 - Topology cleaned, underscores removed from admin names. Languages: EN AR
  • 400+ Downloads
    Updated 15 August 2018 | Dataset date: December 31, 2012-December 31, 2012
    This dataset updates: Every year
    Lakes and Rivers Open Street Map data clipped Dec 2012
  • 1500+ Downloads
    Updated 9 March 2018 | Dataset date: March 09, 2018-March 09, 2018
    This dataset updates: Every year
    Syrian Arab Republic populated places