China GIS Maps & Data

Due to strict Chinese export laws on geospatial data, accurate China mapping can be very difficult to obtain. LeadDog, however, provides a number of China GIS data solutions from a number of reliable sources.  These map solutions provide detailed and comprehensive GIS street, road, postcode and demographic maps for China. 

LeadDog China City Streets maps cover the following cities:

GUANGZHOU   CHONGQING   FUZHOU
DONGGUAN   URUMQI   ZIBO
SHANGHAI   CHANGSHA   GUIYANG
BEIJING   SHIJIAZHAUG   TANGSHAN
WUHAN   BAOTOU   HUAI’AN
SHENYANG   HARBIN   WENZHOU
SUZHOU   WUXI   LANZHOU
TIANJIN   HANGZHOU   LINYI
SHENZHEN   NANCHANG   NANTONG
XI’AN   NANNING   HAIKOU
CHENGDU   HOHHOT   XIAMEN
HEFEI   JINAN   YANGZHOU
NANJING   XUZHOU   YIWU
KUNMING   QINGDAO   XIANGYANG
CHANGCHUN   DALIAN   HUIZHOU
ZHENGZHOU   NINGBO    
CHANGZHOU   TAIYUAN    

A 2D city model is available for Shenzhen with 5-20 meter Digital Terrain Model (DTM), land class polygons include dense urban buildings, open urban spaces, industrial zones, and inland water, as well as vector layers such as roads, railways, highways, and airports.

China Nationwide Reference Maps. Map Layers:Expressways, National Highways, Railways, Rivers, Lakes, Coastal Islands. Scale: 1:1,000,000. A more detailed major roads product will be available in 2012.Street level details are captured for urban regions. Trunk roads and major locality landmarks are captured for suburb and rural areas. Map Features: City District Boundaries, Inland Water, Coast Line, Parks, Railway/Subway Lines, Expressway, National Highway, Main Road, Local Road, Comprehensive Social and Commercial POI (point of interest). Attributes in English and Simplified Chinese.

China Nationwide Boundary Maps. Maps pinpoint locations for all 2,300 cities and counties in China plus administrative boundary regions at province, prefecture and city/county levels.

China Demographic Maps provides digital maps with embedded social-economic data in five demarcation levels : province, prefecture, major city (prefecture level city), city/county, city districts. Source demographic data are provided by the exclusive data dissemination agent authorized by the National Bureau of Statistics of China. Data options include, 2013 / 2016 China Demographic Estimates and Projections and China’s 2010 Census Data for over 43,500 Townships.

China Post Code Maps. China adopts a 6-digit post code system. The first four digits are bound to administrative regions at city/county level whereas the last two digits drills down to the mail distribution districts used by the local post offices. Two products are available : 1) China Post Code Region Map : for the first four post code digits 2) China Post Code Point Location Map for the complete 6 digit post code.

China high resolution satellite imagery is available nationwide.

Other regional maps of interest are Hong Kong and Taiwan.