Welcome to HGIS Germany!
Important information before starting the system
A selection of vector data that underlie the HGIS Germany, are downloadable in the shapefile (SHP) format and can be used free of charge for research purposes. Commercial uses are excluded. The download is done via the Harvard geospatial library (HGL) in conjunction with OpenGeoportal at the following addresses:
The web-based user interface could'nt be tested in every browser. Therefore you might occur some problems, if you use a browser other than: Internet Explorer (5.5, 6, 7), Mozilla Firefox (1.0, 1.5, 2.0), Mozilla (1.5, 2.0), Opera (8, 9) and Netscape.
We would be happy to get feedback from you if you meet any problems. Thank you.
You can contact us via email:
- These pages are optimized for a screen resolution of 1024 x 768
- The system was developed for DSL, therefore it takes approximately
2 minutes to start it with ISDN.
- This website needs to open pop-ups and therefore it is important to
know that that you have to allow your Browser (pop-ups blocker) to open
popups in HGIS Germany.
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