GADM data


The current version is 3.6. It delimits 386,735 administrative areas. Version 4 will be released in April 2020. You can download the spatial data by country.

Downloading by country is the recommended approach. You can also download the data for the entire world.



Read about the changes in our change log and learn more about these data on our meta-data page.


Older versions can be donloaded here.

The data are freely available for academic use and other non-commercial use. Redistribution, or commercial use is not allowed without prior permission.

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