National Maps 100% open

Taiwan

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)"
licence_url http://data.gov.tw/license#eng
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 http://data.gov.tw/node/24888 - National Map Tiles, http://data.gov.tw/node/33384 - National Map MBTiles
The location of Taiwan national map open data is at http://data.gov.tw/node/24888. The data is available in bulk and it's also in an open format. At the same time, the information aboved also links to http://data.gov.tw/node/17214.

These changes were added after the Public Dialogue. Full dialogue here https://discuss.okfn.org/t/entry-for-map-tw/5388

Meta data

Data location   http://data.gov.tw/node/24888 - National Map Tiles
   http://data.gov.tw/node/33384 - National Map MBTiles
Data licence   http://data.gov.tw/license#eng
Data format   XML
Reviewer   Oscar Montiel
Submitters   anonymous
Last modified   Thu Mar 23 2017 07:09:52 GMT+0000 (UTC)