Open Knowledge

National Map 100% open


What data is expected?

This data category requires a high level national map. To satisfy this category, the following minimum criteria must be met:

  • Scale of 1:250,000 (1 cm = 2.5km).
  • Markings of national roads
  • National borders
  • Marking of streams, rivers, lakes, mountains.
  • Updated at least once a year.

What data is available

  •   Openly licensed? Yes(Here)
  •   Is the data machine readable? Yes (WMS)
  •   Is the data available for free? Yes
  •   Available in bulk? Yes
  •   Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? Yes
  •   Is the data available online? Yes (Here)
  •   Is data in digital form? Yes
  •   Publicly available? Yes(as 通用版電子地圖(WMS) published by 內政部)
  •   Does the data exist? Yes


The original website ( ) is a mapping service online, you have to register to use more function.

In 2014, The Ministry of Interior has built their open data platform (only in Traditional Chinese), in June. They provide the map web service to download to use.

They also provide the data to , people also can download the data in .

The Principles of Use are compliant with the open definition.

Reviewer comments

I reviewed this again, since registration is free it is publicly available



  • Gil Zaretzer


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