Geospatial Data: U.S. and Other Countries

Nationwide or regional geospatial data for other countries (excluding Canada) are also available from a wide variety of resources online. This page outlines some frequently-request datasets by continent. Select one of the links below to get access to each dataset. More international datasets can be accessed in the Worldwide section.

North America: United States

Data Portals

Natural Environments

Social Environments

Latin America



  • China Dimensions Data Collection: get access to various geospatial datasets for China including Administrative Boundaries, Fundamental Maps, Population and Public Health, Economics and Public Policy.
  • China Historical GIS (Harvard University): a database of populated places, historical place names and historical administrative units for the period of Chinese history between 221 BCE and 1911 CE.