• TIGER/Line Shapefile, 2013, Series Information File for the 113th Congressional District Nation-based

    The TIGER/Line shapefiles and related database files (.dbf) are an extract of selected geographic and cartographic information from the U.S. Census Bureau's Master Address File / Topologically Integrated Geographic Encoding and Referencing (MAF/TIGER) Database (MTDB). The MTDB represents a seamless national file with no overlaps or gaps between parts, however, each TIGER/Line shapefile is designed to stand alone as an independent data set, or they can be combined to cover the entire nation. Congressional Districts are the 435 areas from which people are elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. After the apportionment of congressional seats among the States based on census population counts, each State is responsible for establishing congressional districts for the purpose of electing representatives. Each congressional district is to be as equal in population to all other congressional districts in a State as practicable. The congressional districts for the 113th Congress (January 2013 to 2015) are the first Congressional Districts based on 2010 Census data. The TIGER/Line shapefiles for the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Island Areas (American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and the U.S. Virgin Islands) each contain a single record for the non-voting delegate district in these areas. The boundaries of all other congressional districts are provided to the Census Bureau through the Redistricting Data Program (RDP).

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    Harvested from 113th Congressional District Nation-based

    About this Dataset

    Resource Type Dataset
    Metadata Date Jun 15, 2013
    Metadata Created Date Sep 13, 2013
    Metadata Updated Date Jan 21, 2014
    Reference Date(s) 2013 (publication)
    Responsible Party U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, Geography Division, Geographic Products Branch (Point of Contact)
    Contact Email
    Access Constraints ["Access Constraints: None", "Use Constraints: The TIGER/Line Shapefile products are not copyrighted however TIGER/Line and Census TIGER are registered trademarks of the U.S. Census Bureau. These products are free to use in a product or publication, however acknowledgement must be given to the U.S. Census Bureau as the source.\nThe boundary information in the TIGER/Line Shapefiles are for statistical data collection and tabulation purposes only; their depiction and designation for statistical purposes does not constitute a determination of jurisdictional authority or rights of ownership or entitlement and they are not legal land descriptions.Coordinates in the TIGER/Line shapefiles have six implied decimal places, but the positional accuracy of these coordinates is not as great as the six decimal places suggest.", "Distribution Liability: No warranty, expressed or implied is made with regard to the accuracy of these data, and no liability is assumed by the U.S. Government in general or the U.S. Census Bureau in specific as to the spatial or attribute accuracy of the data. The act of distribution shall not constitute any such warranty and no responsibility is assumed by the U.S. government in the use of these files. The boundary information in the TIGER/Line Shapefiles is for statistical data collection and tabulation purposes only; their depiction and designation for statistical purposes do not constitute a determination of jurisdictional authority or rights of ownership or entitlement and they are not legal land descriptions."]
    Bbox East Long 179.859681
    Bbox North Lat 71.441059
    Bbox South Lat -14.601813
    Bbox West Long -179.231086
    Collection Metadata true
    Coupled Resource
    Frequency Of Update notPlanned
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    Harvest Object Id d63108c4-eeaa-4f58-9a25-d07cd3277982
    Harvest Source Id 3653d6aa-c931-450e-bb7c-162a57233e77
    Harvest Source Title 113th Congressional District Nation-based
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    Metadata Language
    Metadata Type geospatial
    Progress completed
    Spatial {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": [[[-179.231086, -14.601813], [179.859681, -14.601813], [179.859681, 71.441059], [-179.231086, 71.441059], [-179.231086, -14.601813]]]}
    Spatial Data Service Type
    Spatial Reference System
    Spatial Harvester True
    Temporal Extent Begin 2012-06
    Temporal Extent End 2013-05

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