Permalink
Find file
Fetching contributors…
Cannot retrieve contributors at this time
55 lines (35 sloc) 1.46 KB

Division Objects

Warning

Parts of Open Civic Data underwent a large refactor as of mid-2014, some information on this page may be out of date. We're working on updating this documentation as soon as possible.

We'll remove these messages from pages as they're updated and vetted.

Basic Details

id
Open Civic Data division ID.
country
Two-letter ISO-3166 alpha-2 country code. (e.g. 'us', 'ca')
display_name
Human-readable name for division.

Additional Fields

geometries

A list of associated geometries, each of which has the following fields:

start
Best approximation of date boundary became effective.
end
Best approximation of date boundary was replaced or made obsolete (null for current boundaries).
boundary

Boundary object- fields are determined from underlying data source, but always provides:

centroid

Object containing the centroid, not guaranteed to be within the object.

Example:

{ "type": "Point", "coordinates": [-176.59989528409687, 51.88215100813731] }

extent

Object describing the extents. [left-most, lower-most, right-most, upper-most]

Example:

[ -176.71309799999997, 51.80080899999999, -176.46673599999997, 51.95761899999999 ]
children
A list of child jurisdiction ids.