[OKFN-CH] help needed

Muriel Staub muriel.staub at opendata.ch
Mon Sep 22 14:27:45 UTC 2014

Dear all, thank you very much for providing me with such valuable info and putting me in contact with people who can help.


Am 22.09.2014 um 16:17 schrieb Luc Girardin <luc.girardin at macrofocus.com>:

> Dear Muriel,
>> We were contacted by public authorities who are looking for official and open data containing all countries, cities, provinces etc. of the entire world. 
>> As far as I was told, the Swiss Federal Office for Statistics only has the data for Europe and CH. 
>> Thanks for letting me know if you have an idea where this data is openly available.
> There is no such "official" repository!
> Currently, the most successful effort at putting all of the pieces together (with global coverage) is Natural Earth:
> http://www.naturalearthdata.com/
> Just let me know if it doesn't contain all of what you are looking for... there are quite a few additional data sources around.
> Kind regards,
> Luc
> -- 
> Luc Girardin  Macrofocus GmbH, Wasserwerkstr. 10, CH-8006 Zurich
>        email: luc.girardin at macrofocus.com
>        phone: +41 44 350 52 18
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Muriel Staub
Swiss Chapter of the Open Knowledge Foundation
muriel.staub at opendata.ch
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