Cadaster showing land ownership data on a map and include all metadata on the land. Cadaster data submmitted in this category must include the following charateristics:

  • Land boarders
  • Land owners name
  • Land size
  • national level
  • updated yearly

Data Location


Cadaster "地籍図, 公図" data is managed by each Local Government. There is no description for area or distance information on this data set. Format is "地籍フォーマット2000 (Cadaster format 2000)" or SIMA.

Reading Cadaster is practicable at each local government office.

As similar data set, "地積測量図 (Acreage Survey Drawing)" is managed by Legal Affairs Bureau "法務局" on each local/region. Data format is combination of "地図XML (Map XML)" & "登記CSV (Registration CSV. contains ownership information)".

"地積測量図" data is published by "一般財団法人 民事法務協会" with fee. Data format is PDF when published.

Reviewer comments


Data Availability

  • N Openly licensed
  • N Is the data available for free
  • ? Is the data machine readable
  • N 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   Unknown
Reviewer   Codrina Maria Ilie
Submitters   Satoshi IIDA
Last modified   Thu Sep 10 2015 06:21:13 GMT+0000 (UTC)