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


The National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR) provides a national map of Rwanda but this has not been updated since 2012 so does not satisfy the criteria for this dataset:

NISR also provides GIS datasets and shapefiles for the country's national, provincial, district, sector and cell level boundaries on their website at

Reviewer comments

Seems correct.

Data Availability

  • N Openly licensed
  • N Is the data available for free
  • N Is the data machine readable
  • N Available in bulk
  • N Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis
  • N Is data in digital form
  • N Publicly available
  • N Does the data exist
  • N Is the data available online
  • Yes
  • No
  • Unsure
  • No data


Date the data became available   Unknown
Format of data   Unknown
Reviewer   Gil Zaretzer
Submitters   anonymous
Last modified   Fri Oct 02 2015 13:15:25 GMT+0000 (UTC)