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OpenLayers 3 : Beginner's Guide by Erik Hazzard, Paul Spencer, Thomas Gratier

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Time for action – converting your local or national authorities data into web mapping formats

For illustration purposes, we will use data coming from the Geographical Information System at the Commission (GISCO), a Eurostat (an European commission organism) service which promotes and stimulates the use of GIS within the European Statistical System and the Commission. We chose to use the Nomenclature of Units for Territorial Statistics (NUTS), the main administrative units within Europe. Perform these steps to achieve the objective outlined in this paragraph:

  1. Go to the URL http://www.eea.europa.eu/data-and-maps/data/administrative-land-accounting-u, and click on Download file within the GIS DATA block.
  2. Go to http://converter.mygeodata.eu, a website ...

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