National Maps 30% 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?

All answers

Question Answer Comment
Openly licenced 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.
Downloadable at once No
Up-to-date Yes
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge No
findable 3
findable_steps Go to NGI website, click on "topomap viewer" banner
Collected by government Yes
usability 2
collector_name Belgian National Geographic Institute
Controlled access Yes
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 - NGI topomap viewer, - 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), 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.

Meta data

Data location - NGI topomap viewer
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   Unknown
Reviewer   Codrina Maria Ilie
Submitters   Bart Hanssens
Last modified   Mon Dec 05 2016 08:37:06 GMT+0000 (UTC)