Introduction to PostGIS

Getting Started

  • This workshop uses a data bundle. Download it and extract to a convenient location.

  • The presentation deck that goes with this workshop is available on Google Slides.

  • The cheat sheet of SQL commands that are run in this workshop is available here.

Data Bundle

Inside the data bundle, you will find:


a directory containing the data files we will be loading


a directory containing the exercise pages and data model pages

License & Copying

All the data in the package is public domain and freely redistributable. All the software in the package is open source, and freely redistributable. This workshop is licensed as Creative Commons “share alike with attribution”, and is freely redistributable under the terms of that license.