Ranking cities around the North Sea



The dataset covers the North Sea region (United Kingdom, Netherlands, Belgium, France, Denmark, Norway and Germany) and is made up of GIS shapefiles containing population numbers of (approximately) 100 cities with the highest population, for 8 reference years 1300, 1500, 1700, 1850, 1900, 1950, 1990 and 2015. The data set has been compiled on the basis of existing literature, supplemented with further research and provides a more detailed insight into the urbanization process around the North Sea.
Date made available1 Apr 2020
PublisherTU Delft - 4TU.ResearchData
Date of data production15 May 2019 - 31 Mar 2020
Geographical coverageCities around the North Sea

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