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


Digital maps at a scale of 1:250.000 are available here: The data is available via a WebMapService and as Shape-files. This map should be covered by the GeoNutzV. It is technically not a license but it is intended to allow for reuse with attribution requirements only. However compliance with the Open Definition has not been properly reviewed yet. A list of all map products available for download can be found here:

Reviewer comments

The first link was a dead end so I replaced it with the link from the preview, other than that everything seems correct.

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   PDF, WMS, Shape
Reviewer   Gil Zaretzer
Submitters   walter palmetshofer
Last modified   Fri Sep 25 2015 14:18:53 GMT+0000 (UTC)