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Where can I get shapefiles for changing German territory during the Second World War?

I found the spatial history project, which give month to month changes of the front lines. The article covers all interesting information and you can download the dataset (after the first figure) - ...
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Shapefile of European Union regions and districts

The Global Administrative Areas dataset is available as a shapefile or file geodatabase; http://gadm.org/ Also as several other handy formats (only available when you download an individual country ...
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Where to find Geology data for Europe - GIS

Whilst onegeology.org is great, and certainly there are a lot of European Geology WMS and some WFS services available. In this situation I think that currently (a) you might be better off going to ...
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Municipality 2017 shapefile Europe

A simple google of "municipality 2017 shapefile of Luxembourg" gives me this link which provides this shapefile. In general the http://www.europeandataportal.eu is a good place to look for European ...
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Simple elevation data for Europe

I think you may find European DEM data useful. It can be retrieved with this link : http://www.eea.europa.eu/data-and-maps/data/eu-dem This not really Open Data, rather free data that needs you to ...
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Real-time location of trains in France, Germany, Switzerland, and other countries

Finland has a real-time and train tracking website - Live Train Map With the Live train map you can track the movement of trains. The information is based on train GPS tracking. direct link
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Historical weather forecast API

Have you tried Google BigQuery? GBQ has now loaded climate data worldwide from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) from over 9,000 weather stations. The data includes 2015 and ...
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Municipality 2017 shapefile Europe

If you want an official source for European administrative GIS data, check Eurostat's website. Eurostat is the statistical office of the European Union. They gather (GIS) data from member states. You ...
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Roadworks datasets or API services

You can apply to use the freely available Waze API for road conditions here. https://www.waze.com/sdk For road conditions in Europe there are links for Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, ...
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Real-time location of trains in France, Germany, Switzerland, and other countries

For the Netherlands someone built this map showing all passenger trains in currently in operation: http://spoorkaart.mwnn.nl/ This map is based on the data from this website: http://openov.nl/ (in ...
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Where to find Geology data for Europe - GIS

Can I suggest OneGeology.org. It's a portal for open geological data from around the world. It's mostly designed around their web map portal; http://portal.onegeology.org/OnegeologyGlobal/ which ...
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Municipality 2017 shapefile Europe

A way is to perform an overpass-turbo query on OpenStreetMap data, like this one for Luxembourg: http://overpass-turbo.eu/s/n7b and then download the data as geojson or gpx. You can then easily ...
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Shapefile of European Union regions and districts

You can use OpenStreetMap data. Just download the Europe dump and process it. For example, $ wget http://download.geofabrik.de/europe-latest.osm.pbf $ osmosis --read-pbf europe.osm.pbf --tf accept-...
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German news/text data set

Event registry provides access to news articles from more than 100.000 news sources in 15 languages including German. The only problem is that you can only get access to the last 3 years of articles. ...
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Demographic data for Belgium or the Netherlands

For the Netherlands: This data exists at zipcode and neighbourhood level, both provided by the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Zipcode The CBS publishes data per zipcode (called postalcodes in NL) ...
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Historical weather data

For Canada, you can download historical data by city in bulk csv or xml files from Environment & Climate Change Canada. The example provided here uses wget to download all available hourly data ...
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Google Map based on emergency location information

Regarding the request from philshem in the comments to the question, I will post my comment details as an answer. Disclosure: I am the author of the mentioned website. As a suggestion, as I feel it ...
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Longitude and Latitude coverage for the city of Porto

If you need a precise border of the city of Porto in coordinates, then extract a city boundary. Check these pages Getting city boundaries from openstreetmap and Getting polygon boundaries of City in ...
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Is there a publicly accessible map of the Swedish medium-voltage electricity grid?

Open Infrastructure Map is based on OSM Data. Let's use it to create own map / dataset. In below example I'm using R and mainly osmdata together with sf packages. Let's download the boundary of Sweden,...
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High quality elevation data for Europe

if you prefer free resources, you could start with the sites listed on this page: Free GIS Data – Elevation/ DEM/ DTM Data at Gisresources.com https://gisresources.com/free-gis-data-elevation-dem-dtm-...
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Where can I find data about traffic flow for European cities?

The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies in France has data on traffic for national highways, railways and air traffic. This is their open database on Quandl: https://www.quandl.com/...
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Downloadable smartphones data (name, specs)

To find all Samsung items please open this link http://www.samsung.com/ae/data-support/search/autocomplete?mType=json&q=samsung
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Downloadable smartphones data (name, specs)

I was searching and no good options for this. so made a free restful api to get mobile device descriptions. 6700+ mobile device descriptions available now. you can use it in your applications. but ...
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Real-time location of trains in France, Germany, Switzerland, and other countries

Here's a new-ish open source resource for live Swiss trains. http://maps.vasile.ch/transit-sbb/ This map is an animation based on the official timetables of the Swiss Federal Railways(SBB) network. ...
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Lobby meetings of European Commission - Integrity Watch

With a hint from a person from Transparency International and some further browsing through the source code this link eventually made it work: http://static.tttp.eu/doi/data/meeting.csv
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Historical weather forecast API

Have at a look at this post, as it might answer your questions. Alternatively I know that historic data can be requested from the UK's MetOffice as long as it is non commercial purposes, but this is ...
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City boundaries for Europe

Don't know what you were looking for but here is the link for you to get there: http://www.diva-gis.org/ http://www.gadm.org/ http://www.opengeocode.org/opendata/
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Climate change projections for Europe/Germany

If you're looking specifically for a small region in the European interior, you're going to need model simulations at the regional scale. For that I'd suggest checking out the CCAFS Downscaled Climate ...
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