Download World GIS Data – Country Boundaries

Download World Shapefile free - Country Borders, Continents

Looking for Shapefile data of globally distributed features and boundaries for research or project, then you are at the right place. Here you can download global Country Level Boundaries shapefile and features for free.


  • All data available are in GCS datum EPSG:4326 WGS84 CRS (Coordinate Reference System).
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Download World Countries Boundaries Shapefile Data

This shapefile covers 246 countries in the world.

World Country Boundaries
World Country Boundaries

Download World Country Boundaries Shapefile

Other Global GIS Data:

You can extract the countries or features of other data using Crop Layer tool available in the map canvas itself or you extract the feature in your desktop QGIS software. Follow this link to learn how to extract features in QGIS.

All data are updated periodically once in a quarter year.  Similarly you may ask or hire us to download a map of water, roads, polygon, buildings, parks of a specific Area from open street map.

If you want data under different license you can also look over to the post : Download Free Shapefile Maps – Country Boundary Polygon, Rail-Road, Water polyline etc

Download Free Shapefile for the following:

  1. World Countries Shapefile
  2. Australia
  3. Argentina
  4. Austria
  5. Belgium
  6. Brazil
  7. Canada
  8. Denmark
  9. Fiji
  10. Finland
  11. Germany
  12. Greece
  13. India
  14. Indonesia
  15. Ireland
  16. Italy
  17. Japan
  18. Kenya
  19. Lebanon
  20. Madagascar
  21. Malaysia
  22. Mexico
  23. Mongolia
  24. Netherlands
  25. New Zealand
  26. Nigeria
  27. Papua New Guinea
  28. Philippines
  29. Poland
  30. Russia
  31. Singapore
  32. South Africa
  33. South Korea
  34. Spain
  35. Switzerland
  36. Tunisia
  37. United Kingdom Shapefile
  38. United States of America
  39. Vietnam
  40. Croatia
  41. Chile
  42. Norway

Check the GIS Data collection for USA states:

17 thoughts on “Download World GIS Data – Country Boundaries”

  1. Hi,
    This webaite is very useful for GIS field. Its great.
    I need Pakistan Shapefile which is not available here. So how i can get it?
    Next I need air quality , pollution netCDF file. Is it available here? Or Please inform me where or how i can get it. Thank you

  2. Do you have also equal projection world map with country boarders? Would be very heplful to me, many thanks!

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