[ddj] Visualizing data on a map of Germany (county-level)

Matthew Fullerton matt.fullerton at gmail.com
Thu Jun 4 12:13:00 UTC 2015

In case its any help there's a great source of all the Landkreise as
geojson here:

There are probably various approaches for matching these to the data but in
terms of coloring things differently according to data, cartoDB is quite
good (www.cartodb.com).


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On 4 June 2015 at 13:40, Bastian Benrath <bbenrath at web.de> wrote:

> Dear list,
> I’m currently working on visualizing data on a map of Germany and am
> looking for some advice.
> My aim is to build something like this:
> http://live0.zeit.de/infografik/keimkarten/index.html. I got my data as
> CSV and also the boundaries of the counties („Landkreise“ in German) as
> shapefiles. I’m trying to bring the two together using Mapbox studio,
> however I’m not finding the option to color the polygons differently, based
> on the data. Can anybody help me with this? Or recommend another tool with
> which it is easier to visualize the data?
> Thanks a lot in advance!
> Bastian
> (Munich, Germany)
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