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


Submitter's comments: Some areas still require mapping, Data sets are in departmental silos and as such can be bureaucratic to get.

Reviewer's comments: It does not appear as if Botswana has a national map released officially, although I am sure it exists internally (which is also what the submitter is hinting at as far as I can tell). I'm marking this in existence, but not publicly available.

Reviewer comments

I've made a couple of changes to this submission, as described in the comments field.

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
  • Y Does the data exist
  • N Is the data available online
  • Yes
  • No
  • Unsure
  • No data


Date the data became available   Unknown
Format of data   mostly GIS but also available as csv etc.
Reviewer   Christian Villum
Submitters   anonymous
Last modified   Thu Oct 30 2014 11:27:03 GMT+0000 (UTC)