Geographic information 25% open


What data is expected?

A geographical map of the country including national traffic routes, stretches of water, markings of heights, and administrative zones. 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.

  • Scale of 1:250.000
  • Markings of national infrastructure
  • Markings of relief/heights
  • Markings of water stretches
  • National borders
  • Administrative boundaries (level 2)
  • Coordinates of administrative boundaries
  • None of the above

How open is the data?

All answers

Question Answer Comment
Available free of charge No
Downloadable No
Publicly available Yes Last update according to ESA authority is on 2000, (Page 10)
Openly licenced No
Up-to-date No Last update according to ESA authority is on 2000, (Page 10)
In an open and machine-readable format Only visualisation
Digital data Yes
location - Visualisation application for geographical information
Collected by government Yes
findable_steps Found in google using keyword "Egypt official map" in Arabic.
characteristics Scale of 1:250.000, Markings of national infrastructure, Markings of relief/heights, Markings of water stretches, National borders, Administrative boundaries (level 2), Coordinates of administrative boundaries
Controlled access Yes
Collector name Egyptian General Survey Authority
ESA authority sell digital maps, their website indicates that maps are available in "GIS" format.

Meta data

Data location - Visualisation application for geographical information
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   Unknown
Reviewer   Codrina Maria Ilie
Submitters   Hatem Ben Yacoub
Last modified   Mon May 28 2018 22:27:03 GMT+0000 (UTC)