Myanmar Electoral Constituency Boundaries

This dataset contains map layers detailing constituency boundaries for the two houses of Myanmar's Assembly of the Union (Pyidaungsu Hluttaw): 1. House of Nationalities (Amyotha Hluttaw), the upper house with constituency boundaries determined by the Union Election Commission, and 2. House of Representatives (Pyithu Hluttaw), the lower house with townships as constituency boundaries.

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Additional Info

Field Value
Dataset topic category
  • Civil and political rights
  • Elections
  • Government
Language
  • English
  • Burmese
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Dataset reference date June 22 2018
GeoNames
  • Myanmar
West bounding coordinates 92.1727447509766
East bounding coordinates 101.169898986816
South bounding coordinates 9.67125129699707
North bounding coordinates 28.545539855957
Spatial Reference System WGS 84 (EPSG:4326) (CRS:84)
Positional Accuracy No known issues with accuracy.
Logical Consistency No known issues with logical consistency.
Completeness No known issues with completeness.
Process Step Original shapefile and GeoJSON files were obtained from the MIMU website. [MapShaper](http://mapshaper.org/) was used to create compressed (smaller sized) versions of the original files for web use. Files were compressed to 10% of the original using the Visvalingam/Weighted Area algorithm implemented by MapShaper.
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License Creative Commons Attribution
Copyright Yes
Version 1.0
Keywords constituency,amyotha hluttaw,pyithu hluttaw,legislature
Date uploaded August 23, 2018, 07:48 (UTC)
Date modified November 1, 2019, 09:08 (UTC)