Open Data

Aberdeenshire Council publishes various Open Data feeds for the use of the public and other organisations. All spatial data will be in KML format unless otherwise stated.

Unless stated otherwise Open Data feeds are released under the Open Government Licence.


Spatial Data

Available Feeds


File Size


Committee Areas

Committee areas boundaries within Aberdeenshire

1,405 KB

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Community Council

Community councils within Aberdeenshire

9,642 KB

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Cycle Routes

Cycle route information across Aberdeenshire


Green Belt

Green Belt Areas within Aberdeenshire

70 KB

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Gritting Routes

Primary gritting routes within Aberdeenshire

70 KB

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Housing Land Audit 2016

Housing Land Audit 2016 spatial data

772 KB

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Local Nature Reserves

Local nature reserves within Aberdeenshire

18 KB

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Polling Districts

Polling district boundaries within Aberdeenshire

10,670 KB

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Polling Places

Polling place locations within Aberdeenshire

45 KB

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Primary School Catchments

Primary school catchment boundaries within Aberdeenshire

1,103 KB

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Primary School Locations

Primary school locations within Aberdeenshire

28 KB

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Secondary School Catchments

Secondary school catchment boundaries within Aberdeenshire

534 KB

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Secondary School Locations

Secondary school locations within Aberdeenshire

7 KB

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Non-Spatial Data

Available Feeds


File Size


Contracts Register (CSV)

Aberdeenshire Council's Contracts Register

86 KB



Other Feeds

Available Feeds


Council News (RSS)

Latest news headlines from Aberdeenshire Council

Road Closures (RSS)

List of current road closures in Aberdeenshire


What are KML/KMZ feeds and how do I use them?

KML is a format for the exchange of geographic information. KMZ is a compressed version of KML.

KML files can be viewed directly in Google Earth or loaded into Google Maps.

Google Earth (Windows, Mac or Linux)
Google Maps (web)


Further Information

If you have any questions regarding Open Data supplied by Aberdeenshire Council then please email your enquiry to


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