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SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC (THE): Admin Level 1 Boundaries, Admin Level 2 Boundaries, Admin Level 3 Boundaries, Admin Level 5 Boundaries, Populated Places


This dataset is now maintained on the Humanitarian Data Exchange.

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Most Recent Changes: 

12-Jan-2014 - Shape file version posted. UTF-8 has been used to enable the correct display of Arabic characters.

19-May-2013 - New features added to Admin4 ; English Names edited to be consistent in all Admin levels; locations of few communities adjusted

07-Jan-2013 - Column with Capitals of Administrative Units (1 - 3) added to Populated Places (Admin 4). No changes.

19-Dec-2012 - Minor change: erroneous Admin 1 p-code for the populated place Arab Elmalik Jerkes (p-code = C3571) corrected (from SY010 to SY10).

12-Dec-2012 - Added Admin 5 (neighborhoods, currently Damascus only).  Added "C" as leading character of pcodes at level 4 (populated places) to ensure uniqueness.  The digits remain the same from earlier versions. 

24-Sep-2012 - Consolidated spelling between all 4 levels for all admin levels.  Pcodes added. 

24-Aug-2011 - Shapefile versions added.  Exported from the geodatabase version of 30-June-2011.

30-Jun-2011 - Topology cleaned, underscores removed from admin names.


Data Source(s): 

United Nations Cartographic Section (UNCS) and United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA).

Dataset Categories: 
Admin Level 1 Boundaries
Admin Level 2 Boundaries
Admin Level 3 Boundaries
Admin Level 5 Boundaries
Populated Places
Syrian Arab Republic