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


Introducing the new address system called "Road Name Address", The Ministry of Government Administration and Home Affairs (MOGAHA) of Korea, Republic of have developed a new electronic map with the help of the Korea Local Information Research & Development Institute (KLID). This map can be downloaded on the Website of the National Spatial Information Clearinghouse (NSIC) after the registration. The data is not open, but anyone can request and download it. Also, people can download daily updates of the address system and its corresponding map data on the Korean Website of "Road Name Address" after the separate registration.

Reviewer comments

I have reviewed this entry and found it is correct. It is worth noting that there is also an online map viewer, open without registration, with limited PDF saving options, here:

Data Availability

  • N Openly licensed
  • N Is the data available for free
  • Y 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
  • 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   Shapefile
Reviewer   Gil Zaretzer
Submitters   James G. Boram Kim
Last modified   Tue Sep 08 2015 10:00:52 GMT+0000 (UTC)