read_indigenous_land: Download spatial data of indigenous lands in Brazil

View source: R/read_indigenous_land.R

read_indigenous_landR Documentation

Download spatial data of indigenous lands in Brazil


The data set covers the whole of Brazil and it includes indigenous lands from all ethnicities and in different stages of demarcation. The original data comes from the National Indian Foundation (FUNAI) and can be found at Although original data is updated monthly, the geobr package will only keep the data for a few months per year.


read_indigenous_land(date = 201907, simplified = TRUE, showProgress = TRUE)



Numeric. Date of the data in YYYYMM format. Defaults to 201907.


Logic FALSE or TRUE, indicating whether the function should return the data set with 'original' spatial resolution or a data set with 'simplified' geometry. Defaults to TRUE. For spatial analysis and statistics users should set simplified = FALSE. Borders have been simplified by removing vertices of borders using ⁠st_simplify{sf}⁠ preserving topology with a dTolerance of 100.


Logical. Defaults to TRUE display progress bar.


An ⁠"sf" "data.frame"⁠ object

See Also

Other area functions: read_amazon(), read_biomes(), read_capitals(), read_comparable_areas(), read_country(), read_disaster_risk_area(), read_health_facilities(), read_health_region(), read_immediate_region(), read_intermediate_region(), read_meso_region(), read_metro_area(), read_micro_region(), read_municipal_seat(), read_municipality(), read_neighborhood(), read_pop_arrangements(), read_region(), read_schools(), read_semiarid(), read_state(), read_statistical_grid(), read_urban_area(), read_urban_concentrations(), read_weighting_area()


# Read all indigenous land in an specific date
i <- read_indigenous_land(date=201907)

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