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South Africa

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
In an open and machine-readable format georeferenced raster data: PNG, GeoTIFF, JPEG.
Downloadable at once Yes
Up-to-date Yes
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
findable 4
findable_steps I had prior knowledge on maps data sources. A google search led me to the web links.
Collected by government Yes
usability 1
collector_name Municipal Demarcation Board, South African National Biodiversity Institute, Republic of South Africa National Department of Environmental Affairs
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 bgis.sanbi.org - South African National Biodiversity Institute
There are GIS datasets and picture maps.

http://egis.environment.gov.za/ / Republic of South Africa National Department of Environmental Affairs

Meta data

Data location   bgis.sanbi.org - South African National Biodiversity Institute
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   Unknown
Reviewer   Codrina Maria Ilie
Submitters   Tricia Govindasamy
Last modified   Thu Jan 12 2017 20:04:16 GMT+0000 (UTC)