Geographic information 70% open

Senegal

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
Publicly available Yes
Openly licenced No
Up-to-date Yes
In an open and machine-readable format DBF, KML, KMZ, SHP, SHX Also raster data in GeoTiff
location http://www.geosenegal.gouv.sn - Main website, http://www.basegeo.gouv.sn/ - Where you can actually get the data
Collected by government Yes
findable_steps I was already using the portal
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 No Need to register to access data for monitoring purpose. This is what they wrote on the website: "L'enregistrement est gratuit. Les renseignements personnels soumis seront strictement utilisés à des fins statistiques"
Collector name Direction des Travaux géographiques et cartographiques

Meta data

Data location   http://www.geosenegal.gouv.sn - Main website
   http://www.basegeo.gouv.sn/ - Where you can actually get the data
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   DBF, KML, KMZ, SHP, SHX
Reviewer   Codrina Maria Ilie
Submitters   anonymous
Last modified   Thu May 10 2018 14:46:57 GMT+0000 (UTC)