China’s provincial boundaries on CMP Map

Screenshot-China Media Map - Google Chrome

I got the provincial boundaries from Harvard’s CHGIS (China Historical GIS) website. After a free registration, if you go to the datasets section, you may download shapefiles which include the 1997 China provincial boundaries (after the creation of the Chongqing municipality). I used shp2pgsql, and then from my Postgres database, outputted in GeoJSON for use on my test webpage, the upcoming CMP Media Map. The map runs the new V3 version of the Google Maps API. The coordinates fed from the database are used to create the the Polygon object representing the provincial land boundaries.

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