National Maps 100% 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 Yes
In an open and machine-readable format XML These data are Map Tiles in format of JPG and MBTiles.
Downloadable at once Yes
Up-to-date Yes
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
findable 4
findable_steps Search on Taiwan's open data portal with the key word "Taiwan e-Map(臺灣通用電子地圖)"
Collected by government Yes
usability 3
collector_name Ministry of the Interior
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 - National Map Tiles, - National Map MBTiles
The location of Taiwan national map open data is at The data is available in bulk and it's also in an open format. At the same time, the information aboved also links to

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Meta data

Data location - National Map Tiles - National Map MBTiles
Data licence
Data format   XML
Reviewer   Oscar Montiel
Submitters   anonymous
Last modified   Thu Mar 23 2017 07:09:52 GMT+0000 (UTC)