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aitmessaoudali
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Create new regions in a map

Hello community,

Instead of creating a layer of administrative regions of a country, i want to show commercial regions that are defined by new delimitations that i have. Is this possible ?

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undergrinder
Valued Contributor II

Re: Create new regions in a map

Hi Ali,

you can add any KML file to the map, you can define any area.

You should have the border coordinatas of the new area layer.

G.

aitmessaoudali
Contributor

Re: Create new regions in a map

i have an excel file with the newly defined regions, i need to add latitude and longitude right? and in the layers i need to use the geomakepoint as the dimension?

Thanks in advance

undergrinder
Valued Contributor II

Re: Create new regions in a map

It depends, with point layer you can add the coordinates easily into longitude+lattitude field.

I suppose it would be an area layer, that is more complicated.I suggest you to make a KML file based on the excel. You need have the coordinatas of borders.

G.

aitmessaoudali
Contributor

Re: Create new regions in a map

Yes, it's a bit complicated to create the borders of the regions. I'll try a KML file, other wise i'm just going to try another platform to create my map.

Thanks for the suggestions, appreciate the help