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CSIR Mesozones
Districts
Examples
Local Municipalities
Provinces
Schools
Wards
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Main Place.zip
README.md
Subplace.zip

README.md

SA Maps

South African Shapefiles, GIS data and other useful mapping stuff

CSIR Mesozones

CSIR Mesozones

Source: http://www.gap.csir.co.za/download-maps-and-data

Provinces

Provinces

Source: http://www.demarcation.org.za/

Local Municipalities

Municipalities

Source: http://www.demarcation.org.za/

Districts

Districts

Source: http://www.demarcation.org.za/

Wards

Wards

Source: http://www.demarcation.org.za/

Schools

School data includes all the schools in South Africa according to the Dept of Education (data for 2012 and 2013), plus education districts. Please note that education districts don't seem to be 100% accurate, especially in North West, and there are no school district names provided by the Department of Basic Education for Mpumalanga. Weird.

Schools

Source: http://www.education.gov.za/EMIS/EMISDownloads/tabid/466/Default.aspx

Command we used for making CSV smaller (2012 data): cut -d, -f 1,5-6,11,25-26,31,33,35,37,39,48-65,100-101 input.csv > output.csv

Command we used for making CSV smaller (2013 data): cut -d, -f 1,4-5,10,13,15,29-30,40,42,44,45-46,50,58-75,116-118 National_Schools_Q1_2013.original.csv > National_Schools_Q1_2013.csv

Command we used for changing GIS_Lat and GIS_Long to latitude and longitude (2012 data only): sed 's/GIS_Lat/latitude/' input.csv | sed 's/GIS_Long/longitude/' > output.csv

Subplaces

Like, suburbs, dude!

Please note that these are ZIPPED UP becaue of Git's 100MB file limit! If you make changes, zip it up again and add the zip, not the subplace folder.

Source: Statistics SA Census 2011 Spatial Metadata

Subplaces

Main Places

Please note that these are ZIPPED UP becaue of Git's 100MB file limit! If you make changes, zip it up again and add the zip, not the main place folder.

Source: Statistics SA Census 2011 Spatial Metadata

Main places

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