National Maps 72% open


What data is expected?

A geographical map of the country including national traffic routes, stretches of water, and markings of heights. The map must at least be provided at a scale of 1:250,000 (1 cm = 2.5km). Geographic information is instrumental for many use cases, including the mapping of unemployment statistics or demographics, as well as journey planning. See our methodology section for more information.

  • Scale of 1:250,000 (1 cm = 2.5km)
  • Markings of national traffic routes
  • Markings of relief/heights
  • Markings of water stretches
  • National borders

How open is the data?

Data Usability Beta

The submitter assessed the usability of the data as follows (3 - little to no effort needed, 1 - extensive effort needed): 3

All answers

Question Answer Comment
Openly licenced Yes
Downloadable at once No reviewer: I have changed the initial answer YES to NO because WMTS, like WMS protocol, is not constructed in such a way to support a meaningful download, especially with this kind of data.
Up-to-date Yes
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
In an open and machine-readable format The data is available via WMTS service which is not available in the list
findable 4
findable_steps search for „basemap“ in Google
Collected by government Yes
usability 3
collector_name City of Vienna and further regional, local and national government agencies of Austria
characteristics Scale of 1:250,000 (1 cm = 2.5km), Markings of national traffic routes, Markings of relief/heights, Markings of water stretches, National borders
location - National open government data map of Austria, - WMTS URL ,{%22cente - map viwer


Answer given on behalf of Wolfgang Jörg, GIS Coordinator of Vienna. reviewer: Austria offers WMTS services to freely access the data. However, this protocol is not suitable for data download.

Meta data

Date the data became available   Unknown
Format of data   Unknown
Reviewer   Codrina Maria Ilie
Submitters   Robert Harm
Last modified   Fri Dec 09 2016 07:22:41 GMT+0000 (UTC)