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Administrative units

The limits of administrative units are legally defined by an administrative entity or between two administrative entities. In Belgium, administrative limits as legally defined are fixed and can only be changed by a law, ordinance or decree.

The General Administration of Patrimonial Documentation is named by the federal authorities as the authentic source of Belgian administrative limits. That is why it makes them available as open data. 

Administrative units datasets available as open data corresponds to the dataset of administrative units from the reference database for the land register data CadGIS. Two versions of these datasets are available: