This data category requires a high level national map. To satisfy this category, the following minimum criteria must be met:

  • Scale of 1:250,000 (1 cm = 2.5km).
  • Markings of national roads
  • National borders
  • Marking of streams, rivers, lakes, mountains.
  • Updated at least once a year.

Data Location


1:250 000 scale Topographic vector data is also downloadable in full One of the first government organisations to adopt open licencing, specifically Creative Commons. Also provides WMS API

Reviewer comments

Everything seems correct, I changed the link to the dataset for a better one offereing vector data download instead of PDF.

Data Availability

  • Y Openly licensed
  • Y Is the data available for free
  • Y Is the data machine readable
  • Y Available in bulk
  • Y Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis
  • Y Is data in digital form
  • Y Publicly available
  • Y Does the data exist
  • Y Is the data available online
  • Yes
  • No
  • Unsure
  • No data


Date the data became available   Unknown
Format of data   wms
Reviewer   Gil Zaretzer
Submitters   Pia Waugh
Last modified   Sat Sep 19 2015 10:24:55 GMT+0000 (UTC)