2

I am looking for shapefiles of two Chinese landmarks.

  1. Great Wall of China. Format: spatial lines. The sources mentioned in another post are apparently not available anymore.

  2. Silk Road. Format: spatial lines, points or polygons.

Comments on maps that can be geocoded are also welcome.

1

You can use Overpass API to get data in GeoJSON format. You can query using WikidataID parameter (Q12501)

https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Overpass_turbo/GeoJSON

Example on https://geoattractions.com/details/55971

enter image description here

  • For that to work the Great Wall of China needs to be a feature in OpenStreetMap, right? However, OpenStreetMap only covers tiny isolated pieces. – Chr Oct 29 '20 at 11:52
  • But all these features have same Wikidata ID. Check map using OSM data on this page geoattractions.com/details/55971 – Maksym Kozlenko Oct 29 '20 at 22:28

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.