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.
The submitter assessed the usability of the data as follows (3 - little to no effort needed, 1 - extensive effort needed): 2
|Downloadable at once||No|
|Available free of charge||No|
|In an open and machine-readable format||No where on the website I found that NGI offers a WFS service, only WMS after registration.|
|findable_steps||Go to NGI website, click on "topomap viewer" banner|
|Collected by government||Yes|
|collector_name||Belgian National Geographic Institute|
|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||http://www.ngi.be/topomapviewer/public?lang=nl& - NGI topomap viewer, http://www.ngi.be/NL/NL1-19-1.shtm -||A WMS service is available, but only registration that requires a number of personal data (such as VAT number).|
Scale is even better dan requested (1:10.000), cartoweb.be product can be used for some purposes, complete downloads have to be purchased.
The data is online through the topomapviwer. There is WMS service provided, but only after a thorough registration and there are restrictions in its usage.