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Northern Ireland

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): 2

Data format


All answers

Question Answer Comment
Openly licenced Yes
Downloadable at once No Each dataset must be downloaded separated.
Up-to-date Yes
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
In an open and machine-readable format CSV, GML, GeoJSON, HTML, JSON, KML, SHP, WFS
findable 4
findable_steps Searched on
licence_url ALL data on OpenDataNI is available under the Open Government Licence -
Collected by government Yes
usability 2
collector_name Land & Property Services
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 - transport lines 1:50,000, - transport text 1:50,000, - transport points 1:50,000, - 1:10,000 map of Northern Ireland , - 50m DTM - height data , - 10m height data , - 10m height data , - 10m height data , - 10m height data , - 10m height data , - lakewater bodies , - rivers , - National border dataset

Meta data

Date the data became available   Unknown
Format of data   Unknown
Reviewer   Codrina Maria Ilie
Submitters   Open DataNI
Last modified   Thu Dec 15 2016 10:46:56 GMT+0000 (UTC)