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


There is also GIS based maps present in form of shapelfiles with Districts and Thehsil level boundries and names at

Reviewer comments

National Map of Pakistan showing Provinces, Federal and Provincial Capitals and neighboring countries is available at the official website of Survey of Pakistan. Data provided by the survey of Pakistan is in image (.JPEG) format and very brief.

Data Availability

  • ? Openly licensed
  • Y Is the data available for free
  • N 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   Image
Reviewer   Nouman Nazim
Submitters   Mujtaba Hussain
Last modified   Tue Oct 28 2014 14:47:59 GMT+0000 (UTC)