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 available for free? Yes
  •   Is the data machine readable? Yes (wms)
  •   Available in bulk? Yes
  •   Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? Yes
  •   Publicly available? Yes(as Mapas de Colombia published by Instituto Geográfico Agustín Codazzi. Responsable Maria Elena Silva Fandiño Correo:
  •   Is data in digital form? Yes
  •   Is the data available online? Yes (Here)
  •   Does the data exist? Yes


Estimado Gil Zaretzer:

Con respecto a la evaluación del Dataset del mapa nacional, cordialmente aclaramos que en Colombia esta información es gratis, de hecho relaciono a continuación una url donde encontrará una lista de servicios web geográficos wms y wfs de consumo gratis:

Quedo atento ante cualquier inquietud.


Reviewer comments

I reviewed this again and the first review was wrong, everything is correct



  • Gil Zaretzer


  • Juan Felipe Devia Rodriguez