Open Knowledge

National Map 100% open

Taiwan


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

Details

The original website (http://emap.nlsc.gov.tw/gis/ ) 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), http://data.moi.gov.tw/MoiOD/default/Index.aspx in June. They provide the map web service to download to use.

They also provide the data to http://data.gov.tw , people also can download the data in http://data.gov.tw/node/9363 .

The Principles of Use are compliant with the open definition.

Reviewer comments

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

Contributors

Reviewers

  • Gil Zaretzer

Submitters

  • lycurgus kk