Afghanistan Election Data

Open Data

Afghanistan Landcover (Dari)

Flat landcover colors with borders, roads, and labels in Dari

This is an Afghanistan tileset, featuring a colored background based on landcover, international borders, provincial and district borders of Afghanistan, roads, and labels in Dari for countries, provinces, and district centers.

Features & Data source overview

National-level borders for surrounding countries are from Natural Earth. The border for Afghanistan itself is from AGCHO.

Country labels for Afghanistan and its surrounding countries are a custom data set created by Development Seed based on data from Wikipedia.

Provinces & districts of Afghanistan are from AGCHO, as are the district administrative centers.

Roads of Afghanistan, rendered as orange lines, are from AGCHO and included as a general illustration of the nation's major infrastructure (not for navigational purposes). The map also includes airports and airfields provided by iMMAP

Elevation contour lines which appear at higher zoomlevels were generated from CGIAR's SRTM digital elevation model dataset..

Landcover information is provided by AIMS, and illustrates 8 general types of land: settlements, agriculture, forest, marsh, field, sand/rock, sand dunes, and permanent snow.

Water bodies, including oceans, are from OpenStreetMap. Additional lakes, as well as rivers and streams are included from AGCHO.