The China Historical Geographic Information System, CHGIS, is a free database of placenames and historical administrative units for the Chinese Dynasties.

CHGIS provides a base GIS platform for researchers to use in spatial analysis or to visualize the historical divisions of China as digital maps.

Find out about CHGIS in the INTRO, PROJECT HISTORY, TEAM MEMBERS and PAPERS sections.

CHGIS data is incorporated into other research projects, such as:

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