How to import a Shapefile into Carto?

How to import a shapefile into Carto?


Did you just download a Shapefile? Or did you just order a Shapefile from the Spotzi Datashop and do you want to import these shapefiles into Carto? Read the following instruction:

  1. To import a shapefile into Carto you need a zipped shapefile.
  2. Now open Carto and add a new dataset.
  3. Choose the zipped shapefile you want to add to Carto.
  4. Create a map from the dataset you just uploaded.
  5. You did it! You have successfully imported a Shapefile into Carto.
Import Shapefile into Carto

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Spotzi has a large Datashop with a lot of Shapefile (.shp) datasets with demographics, consumer spending, ZIP code boundaries, real estate data, addresses, business listings and many more. Our Datashop offers a one-stop-shop solution where you can browse through all our datasets and order them directly from our shop.