Population Density
Entry ID: geodata_0294

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Summary
Abstract: Population density is midyear population divided by land area in square kilometers. Land area is a country's total area, excluding area under inland water bodies, national claims to continental shelf, and exclusive economic zones. In most cases the definition of inland water bodies includes major rivers and lakes.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -60.5   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: Population Density
Dataset Release Date: 2011-05-03
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1960-01-01
Stop Date: 2010-12-31
ISO Topic Category
Use Constraints Public
Ancillary Keywords
Data Center
Population Division, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.un.org/esa/population/

Data Center Personnel
Name: JOSEPH CHAMIE
Email: demostat at un.org
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Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: geo at unepgrid.ch
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-02-21
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-03-14
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