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Poland

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 Most of it is licensed commercially: http://www.geoportal.gov.pl/regulamin
Downloadable at once No Only some datasets from above mentioned list are available for free to download: borders national and administrative and hights. For the others ones has to pay.
Up-to-date Yes Data is updated regularly.
Publicly available Yes Geoportal web-browser allows to view most of the data for free without the need to registration. Most data available through web services (WFS etc) are paid and registration is needed.
Available free of charge Yes Geoportal web-browser allows to view most of the data for free without the need to registration. Most data available through web services (WFS etc) are paid and registration is needed.
In an open and machine-readable format Web Map Service, Web Map Tile Service, Catalogue Service for Web, Web Coverage Service
findable 4
findable_steps Google search's first page of results for "country map" links to GeoPortal
Collected by government Yes
usability 1 Web-browser default viewing mode does not allow to change layers. Viewing data bulks requires proficiency in GIS software.
collector_name Główny Urząd Geodezji i Kartografii (GUGiK, Head Office of Land Surveying and Cartography) (1), Centralny Ośrodek Dokumentacji Geodezyjnej i Kartograficznej (CODGiK, Central Geodetic and Cartographic Documentation Centre) ## Sources (1): http://www.gugik.gov.pl/ (2): http://codgik.gov.pl/
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://geoportal.gov.pl/ - Web-browser, links to data, catalog of services (WFS,WMS, etc.), http://codgik.gov.pl/index.php/darmowe-dane.html - Some free key datasets available to download

The WFS service requires authentication "DescribeFeatureType failed for url restrictToRequestBBOX='1' srsname='EPSG:4326' typename='tbd:Przewod_rurowy' url='http://mapy.geoportal.gov.pl/wss/service/pub/guest/kompozycjaG2_TBD_WFS/MapServer/WFSServer' version='auto' table="" sql=: Download of feature type failed: Host requires authentication".

Meta data

Data location   http://geoportal.gov.pl/ - Web-browser, links to data, catalog of services (WFS,WMS, etc.)
   http://codgik.gov.pl/index.php/darmowe-dane.html - Some free key datasets available to download
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   Unknown
Reviewer   Codrina Maria Ilie
Submitters   Krzysztof Madejski
Last modified   Tue Dec 27 2016 13:46:32 GMT+0000 (UTC)