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


The better scale we have in Burkina Faso is 1:200 000, realised with the support of the european union. The map data are managed by the geographical institute of Burkina Faso (IGB)

Reviewer comments

The website of the geographical institute of Burkina Faso (IGB) apears to be down at time of review so I'm accepting it as is.

Data Availability

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


Date the data became available   Unknown
Format of data   Unknown
Reviewer   Gil Zaretzer
Submitters   Idriss TINTO
Last modified   Thu Sep 24 2015 07:56:56 GMT+0000 (UTC)