returns state polygons (administrative level 1) for specified countries

ne_states(country = NULL, geounit = NULL, iso_a2 = NULL,
  spdf = NULL, returnclass = c("sp", "sf"))

Arguments

country

a character vector of country names.

geounit

a character vector of geounit names.

iso_a2

a character vector of iso_a2 country codes

spdf

an optional alternative states map

returnclass

'sp' default or 'sf' for Simple Features

Value

SpatialPolygonsDataFrame or sf

Examples

# comparing using country and geounit to filter if (requireNamespace("rnaturalearthhires")) { spdf_france_country <- ne_states(country = 'france') spdf_france_geounit <- ne_states(geounit = 'france') if (require(sp)) { plot(spdf_france_country) plot(spdf_france_geounit) plot(ne_states(country = 'united kingdom')) plot(ne_states(geounit = 'england')) } }
#> Loading required namespace: rnaturalearthhires