Geographic information 70% 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 Yes
Downloadable Yes Yes. Data can be downloaded once a user login.
Publicly available Yes
Openly licenced No
Up-to-date Yes The data is up to date and according to NSA get's updated frequently.
In an open and machine-readable format CSV, DBF, GML, KML, SHP, SHX, TXT + georeferecend jpg
location - NSDI portal
Collected by government Yes
findable_steps I have searched online and contacted the NSA for more information
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 Namibia Statistics Agency

Meta data

Data location - NSDI portal
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   CSV, DBF, GML, KML, SHP, SHX, TXT
Reviewer   Codrina Maria Ilie
Submitters   Amugongoamech L
Last modified   Sun May 06 2018 02:13:56 GMT+0000 (UTC)