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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 Yes
In an open and machine-readable format GML raster formats (GeoTIFF) as well.
Downloadable at once Yes
Up-to-date Yes
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
findable 3
findable_steps Went to the index of 2015, went to the website listed there, searched on the page for the relevant link (the 2015 link gave a 404 error)
Collected by government Yes
usability 3
collector_name Publieke Dienstverlening op de Kaart (PDOK)
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 - Downloadservice Basisregistratie Topografie (BRT)

Meta data

Data location - Downloadservice Basisregistratie Topografie (BRT)
Data licence
Data format   GML
Reviewer   Codrina Maria Ilie
Submitters   Ploegerieke L
Last modified   Thu Jan 12 2017 16:09:37 GMT+0000 (UTC)