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National Maps 50% 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?

Data that can be downloaded is an XML document file or JPGIS2.x format, encoded in JPGIS2.x (GML) format.
Data location - Kiban Chizu Joho, National Basemap of Japan - GSI Map of Japan - 5m mesh DEM
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   GML, WFS
Reviewer   Codrina Maria Ilie
Submitters   Satoshi IIDA
Last modified   Mon Dec 05 2016 11:36:04 GMT+0000 (UTC)



  • Codrina Maria Ilie


  • Satoshi IIDA
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