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World GeoJson repository release v1.0.0: countries boundaries

I am proud to announce first release of World GeoJson repository. It contains all the countries boundaries with the best quality available for commercial use so far.

Example of quality. Other repositories do not care about small islands so much, I do.

You can download it from GitHub or use as a Composer package:

"repositories": [
        {
            "type": "git",
            "url": "https://github.com/georgique/world-geojson/"
        }
    ],
    "require": {
        "georgique/world-geojson": "1.*"
    }

This data was created manually using http://geojson.io tool, which uses Mapbox, OCM and OSM maps. So the data would be perfectly displayed on these maps, but it has some minor incompatibilities with Google Maps: northern areas and some tiny islands. I’m going to keep working on these issues and get them fixed.

Next release would be about areas boundaries. Some countries have external territories, e. g. Denmark besides the mainland has Greenland and Faroe Islands. I’m going to split them. Date of the next release is not known yet.

Happy using!

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