Open GIS Shapefile Map Layers and GeoTIFF Images of the World by Country
Natural Earth is a public domain map dataset available at 1:10m, 1:50m, and 1:110m scales. Featuring tightly integrated geodata in ArcGIS shapefile vector and GeoTIFF raster formats. With Natural Earth you can make a variety of visually pleasing, well-crafted maps with cartography or GIS software. Check here for free GIS programs.
Natural Earth was built through a collaboration of many volunteers and is supported by NACIS (North American Cartographic Information Society), and is free for use in any type of project.
Natural Earth is the creation of many volunteers and is supported by NACIS. It is free for use in any type of project.
Small Scale Public Domain GIS Shapefile Map Layers of the World by CountrySmall scale data, 1:110m