Re: Drawing World map divided into 6 economic regions
On 05/12/2017 12:36 PM, Christofer Bogaso wrote:
> I previously posted this in General R forum, however experts there
> suggested to post in this forum.
> Below is the description of my issue :
> I am trying to draw a World map which is divided into 6 Economic
> regions as available in below link
> http://www.worldbank.org/en/about/annual-report/regions >
> I am aware of various R ways to draw World map based on Countries like
> one available in
> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/24136868/plot-map-with-values-for-countries-as-color-in-r >
> However I do not want to put any individual Country boundaries,
> instead the individual boundaries of 6 Economic regions in the World.
> Can you please suggest how can I achieve such a World map. Any pointer
> will be highly appreciated.
> Thanks for your time.
You need a column in your data that indicates the economic zone, then
you aggregate (aka dissolve in other GIS systems)*.