Convert Shapefile to SQLite

The shapefile format is a geospatial vector data format for geographic information system (GIS) software. It is developed and regulated by ESRI as a mostly open specification for data interoperability among ESRI and other GIS software products.

SQLite is an in-process library that implements a self-contained, serverless, zero-configuration, transactional SQL database engine. It provides Geo database functional like PostGIS, Oracle. For more information on SQLite, visit

Online Convert Shapefile to SQLite

In this article we will provide you the pictorial based tutorial of Shapefile to SQLite conversion using IGISMAP.

Shapefile to SQLite

IGISMAP to Convert Shapefile to SQLite

For Shapefile to SQLite conversion, go to GIS MapOG Converter Tool, after logging in with your registered email and password. If you are a new user, click the Sign Up button in the Login popup and register to IGISMAP by filling the details.

There are three main steps for using GIS Converter:

  • Upload the data
  • Choose the format to which it should be converted
  • Download the converted file

Step one is to upload your Shapefile which you want to convert. You can upload your file from system or select from the Recent Files.

Upload Shapefile
Upload Shapefile

Here we have uploaded the Shapefile of the US state ‘Texas’.

Step two is to select choose the output format of the converted file, in this case its SQLite. You can also set the Coordinate Reference System of your preference. As a default CRS will set to WGS 84 (World) [EPSG:4326]. Click on the Convert File.

Select SQLITE as Output Format
Select SQLITE as Output Format

Your Shapefile will then gets converted to SQLite after a few seconds and will be available for downloading.

Download and Publish SQLite File
Download and Publish SQLite File

You can also choose to style the layer or continue with further conversion process by clicking the Convert Another File button.

You can also download the converted file or the uploaded file from the Converted Files section from the dashboard. This section contains the list of the details of all the conversion done in your account, providing both input and output data available for download their corresponding formats.

So, this is all about the Shapefile SHP to SQLITE conversion. We try our best with pictorial representation of steps of conversion. If still you are facing any problem then contact us or comment below.

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