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Administrative areas 1:2 500.000 - Stand 01.01.2018

The data stock comprises the administrative units of the hierarchical levels of public authority from the state to the districts with:
- their boundaries,
- the regional key number and the name of the administrative unit as well as
- the specific designation of the level of public authority of the respective federal state.

For details, refer to documentation and metadata.
Interactive map with viewing service VG2500
Provisions of use
The geodata offered here are available via geodata services for download and for online use free of charge according to the Spatial Data Access Act (Geodatenzugangsgesetz).

The use of the geodata and geodata services is regulated by the Ordinance to Determine the Conditions for Use for the Provision of Spatial Data of the Federation (Verordnung zur Festlegung der Nutzungsbestimmungen für die Bereitstellung von Geodaten des Bundes – GeoNutzV).
Especially, each user has to place the source reference to all geodata, metadata and geodata services recognisably and optically linked. Alterations, processings, new designs or other adaptations have to be affixed with an indication of the alteration in the source reference.
Source reference and indication of alteration have to be formulated as follows. The source reference has to be linked with the URL "http://www.bkg.bund.de" for the representation at a website.
© GeoBasis-DE / BKG <year of last data download>
© GeoBasis-DE / BKG <year of last data download> (data changed)
  Content File format File size
Data record description PDF 350 KB
.zip Currentness of data text file 25 Bytes
Download geodata
  Georeferencing Data format File size
UTM32 ArcInfo-SHAPE 1.8 MB
GK3 ArcInfo-SHAPE 1.8 MB
TM32 ArcInfo-SHAPE 1.8 MB
Older data sets and other spatial references please find in our Archiv.
type URL Capabilities
Web Map Service (WMS) http://sg.geodatenzentrum.de/wms_vg2500 display
Web Feature Service (WFS) http://sg.geodatenzentrum.de/wfs_vg2500 display
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Last revison:21.01.2019