Roads: Afghanistan, 1997-2005

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This line shapefile represents the road networks for the country of Afghanistan from 1997 to 2005. The roads layer was digitized from USDMA 1:100,000 scale. The layer includes 3 type of roads, all weather primary, all weather secondary and tracks.
Road layers provide basemap data on road and track features at a 1:100,000 scale. Users must assume responsibility in determining the usability of this data for their purpose. Not for use in scales greater than 1:100,000. This dataset is intended for researchers, students, and policy makers for reference and mapping purposes, and may be used for basic applications such as viewing, querying, and map output production, or to provide a basemap to support graphical overlays and analysis with other spatial data.


Type of resource cartographic, software, multimedia
Form Shapefile
Place Kabul, Kabul, AF
Publisher Afghanistan Information Management Service
Date valid 1997 - 2005
Publication date 2005
Language English
Digital origin born digital
Map data 1:100000 ; E 60°--E 75°/N 39°--N 29°, Scale not given ; EPSG::4326


Creator Afghanistan Information Management Service


Subject Roads
Subject Transportation
Subject Afghanistan
Subject 1997 > 2005
Subject Transportation
Genre Geospatial data
Genre Cartographic dataset

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These data are licensed by Stanford Libraries and are available to Stanford University affiliates only. Affiliates are limited to current faculty, staff and students. Non affiliates seeking access should contact the publisher directly. These data may not be reproduced or used for any purpose without permission.
Copyright ownership resides with the originator.

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Preferred citation
Afghanistan Information Management Service (2005). Roads: Afghanistan, 1997-2005. Afghanistan Information Management Service. Available at:


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