How to do it...

Now it's time to give the data we downloaded a look using QGIS. We must first create a connection to the database in order to access the table. Get connected and add the table as a layer by following the ensuing steps:

  1. Click on the Add PostGIS Layers icon:
  1. Click on the New button below the Connections drop-down menu.

 

  1. Create a new PostGIS connection. After the Add PostGIS Table(s) window opens, create a name for the connection and fill in a few parameters for your database, including Host, Port, Database, Username, and Password:
  1. Once you have entered all of the pertinent information for your database, click on the ...

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