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Title: 116th Congressional Districts, US, NY, NJ, PR, VI, 2018, EPA, Region 2
Abstract: The TIGER/Line shapefiles and related database files (.dbf) are an extract of selected geographic and cartographic information from the U.S. Census Bureau's Master Address File / Topologically Integrated Geographic Encoding and Referencing (MAF/TIGER) Database (MTDB). The MTDB represents a seamless national file with no overlaps or gaps between parts, however, each TIGER/Line shapefile is designed to stand alone as an independent data set, or they can be combined to cover the entire nation. Congressional Districts are the 435 areas from which people are elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. After the apportionment of congressional seats among the States based on census population counts, each State is responsible for establishing congressional districts for the purpose of electing representatives. Each congressional district is to be as equal in population to all other congressional districts in a State as practicable. The 116th Congress is seated from January 2019 to 2021. The TIGER/Line shapefiles for the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Island Areas (American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and the U.S. Virgin Islands) each contain a single record for the non-voting delegate district in these areas. The boundaries of all other congressional districts reflect information provided to the Census Bureau by the states by May 1, 2018
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Browse Graphic URL: http://tigerweb.geo.census.gov/arcgis/services/TIGERweb/tigerWMS_Current/MapServer/WmsServer?REQUEST=GetMap&SERVICE=WMS&VERSION=1.3.0&LAYERS=115th Congressional Districts,115th Congressional Districts Labels&STYLES=default,default&FORMAT=image/svg+xml&BGCOLOR=0xFFFFFF&TRANSPARENT=TRUE&CRS=EPSG:4326&BBOX=32.860571,-113.5097542,46.389131,-113.509754&WIDTH=1090&HEIGHT=751
Browse Graphic Caption: URL for the TigerWeb Web Mapping Service
Browse Graphic Type: URL for the TigerWeb Web Mapping Service
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Data Type: Vector
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West Bounding Longitude: -179.231086
South Bounding Latitude: -14.601813
East Bounding Longitude: 179.859681
North Bounding Latitude: 71.439786
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Scope (quality information applies to): 005
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Theme Topics: Administrative and Political Boundaries
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Organization: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 2, GIS Team
Contact Position: GIS Analyst
Contact Person: Tony Ierulli
Email: r2gisdata@epa.gov
Address: 290 Broadway
City: New York
State: NY
Postal Code: 10007
Contact Website: http://www.epa.gov/region02/
Telephone: (212) 637-3059
Fax: (212) 637-3358
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Publisher Document Identifier: BBF1C9E8-EB60-4A1A-80C9-0E8CB19FC6DC
Metadata Date Stamp: 2019-07-30
Organization: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 2, GIS Team
Organization Role: 007
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Metadata Standard Name: ArcGIS Metadata
Metadata Standard Version: 1.0
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