Download free Shapefile data From DIVA-GIS
Free Spatial Data: Country level
Download country level data for any country in the world: administrative boundaries, roads, railroads, altitude, land cover, population density.
The following video shows how to download administrative areas (boundaries). Administrative areas. Country outlines and administrative subdivisions for all countries. The level of subdivision varies between countries. From DIVA-GIS you can download data format Vector (Shapefile).
DIVA-GIS is a free computer program for mapping and geographic data analysis (a geographic information system (GIS). With DIVA-GIS you can make maps of the world, or of a very small area, using, for example, state boundaries, rivers, a satellite image, and the locations of sites where an animal species was observed. We also provide free spatial data for the whole world that you can use in DIVA-GIS or other programs.