Simplified Country Boundaries
Download or view simplified versions of our data. These products are generally best
suited for data visualization, or larger-scale analyses where imprecision may matter
less (i.e., global or regional). You can download these boundaries across the entire
globe all at once for ADM0 to ADM2.
Global Country Boundaries
Download or view every boundary in the world at ADM0, ADM1 and ADM2. These products are based on our simplified country boundaries, and are best suited to visualization or large-scale (i.e., global) analysis. If you are doing an analysis for one or a small number of countries, we recommend our country-specific datasets.
Full Precision Country Boundaries
Download the highest resolution data we have available. Generally best for research or
analysis purposes by advanced users. Only one country boundary is available for download
at a time with our GUI (use of the API can enable larger
Programmatic / API Access
Information on every geoBoundary since 2.0.0 - current and past - can be retrieved through a simple query; a JSON object is returned suitable for use in your programming language of choice. Brief examples of API use are also provided.