Free GIS Shapefiles, Software, Resources and Geography Maps
We have hundreds of free GIS shapefiles that you can download for free and use for any purpose. Recently we have added many countries to our world shapefiles and will keep on adding until we've got the world covered. On the world shapefile page you can make requests for countries to be added.
Welcome - We've been online since 1996 providing free and open source GIS software applications and programs, city, state and national level maps, geospatial data and shapefiles, GIS tutorials, GPS programs and tools, Satellite - aerial - remote sensing programs and maps, TOPO maps, and other resources for students, educators, home schoolers, cartographers, geographers, GIS professionals, GIS beginners, Community GIS participants, neogeographers and neocartographers.
We also create custom GIS shapefiles, GIS and web based mapping projects to your specifications. Check here for more information and examples.
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Here are some of our featured shapefiles: