polygon features showing the prefecture boundaries in China for the year 1911.
1911 Data CHGIS V4 contains spatial data for the provinces of Anhui, Fujian, Gansu, Guangdong, Hebei, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Shaanxi, Shandong, Zhejiang, Zhili.
Separate point and polygon GIS layers are provided for provinces, prefectures, and counties. An additional 38,000 towns and villages are provided as a point layer. The 1911 datasets were reconstructed from county level and prefectural level maps, dating from the end of the Qing Dynasty and early Republican Period. See the Compilation of CHGIS Datasets page for a full description of the process used to create the 1911 CHGIS datasets.