This polygon shapefile represents the Arrondissement Boundaries for the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France for 2010. These are the level 3 administrative divisions (ADM3) of Nord-Pas-de-Calais. The 101 French departments are divided into 342 arrondissements, which may be translated into English as districts. This dataset is intended for researchers, students, and policy makers for reference and mapping purposes, and may be used for basic applications such as viewing, querying, and map output production, or to provide a basemap to support graphical overlays and analysis with other spatial data. Articque informatique. (2010). Arrondissement Boundaries: Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France, 2010. Articque informatique. Available at: http://purl.stanford.edu/fx428vz4921 This layer is presented in the WGS84 coordinate system for web display purposes. Downloadable data are provided in native coordinate system or projection.