Dear Gistipster, in this tutorial on QGis on menus, styles, loading geometry, we begin to become familiar with this GIS software, very well done and that competes internationally with other solutions.

The data used in this exercise are as follows:
FINANCIAL DATA: (Portal ISTAT: territorial bases and census variables)

I started a series of tutorials that you'll appreciate if you continue. When? Every Friday a new video tutorial on the world QGis and open source GIS for spatial planning:

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