[OSGeo Africa] Roads layer - South Africa

Grant Slater openstreetmap at firefishy.com
Wed Dec 4 02:59:23 PST 2013

On 3 December 2013 06:41, Lizanne Roxburgh <lizanner at ewt.org.za> wrote:
> Could anyone tell me where to get hold of a comprehensive roads shapefile
> for South Africa (including urban areas, and metadata)?

OpenStreetMap.org has a fairly comprehensive road network.
Geofabrik provide an extract of OSM data to shapefile here:

Please remember to attribute OpenStreetMap for the data.
Help improving the map and coverage greatly appreciated.

Kind regards

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