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Gridded Population of the World, Version 3 (GPWv3): National Administrative Boundaries

Abstract: Gridded Population of the World, Version 3 (GPWv3) National Boundaries are derived from the land area grid to show the outlines of pixels (cells) that contain administrative

units in GPWv3 on a per-country/territory basis. The National Boundaries data are derived from the pixels as polygons and thus have rectilinear boundaries at large scale. Note that the

polygons that outline the countries ... View entire text

Purpose: To provide a quantitative measure of the input resolution of administrative units used for GPWv3.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 79.89   S: -54.75   E: 179.85   W: -179.2

Data Set Citation
Version: 3.0
ISO Topic Category
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2012-12-12
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27