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


Only a raster map with the scale 1:1.000.000 is provided for free. Swisstopo is generally selling its data via the online shop: Only sample maps are provided which specifically exclude the possibility of any further use:

Reviewer comments

Expert review: data is not free and cannot be downloaded for free in the required scale

Data Availability

  • N Openly licensed
  • N 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
  • N Is the data available online
  • Yes
  • No
  • Unsure
  • No data


Date the data became available   Unknown
Format of data   WMS, WMTS, SHP, PDF
Reviewer   Daniela Mattern
Submitters   Daniela Mattern
Last modified   Mon Dec 01 2014 10:03:17 GMT+0000 (UTC)