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 (TIFF, GML, Shape)
  •   Available in bulk? Yes
  •   Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? Yes
  •   Publicly available? Yes published by National Land Survey of Finland)
  •   Is data in digital form? Yes
  •   Is the data available online? Yes (Here)
  •   Does the data exist? Yes


A list of current datasets to be downloaded (in Finnish)

Currently users can download the basic, terrain map (raster) in 1:50 000 resolution. In the future other map data will be published for free download ja use. Roadmap in Finnish:

No changes from 2014

Reviewer comments

Everything seems correct



  • Gil Zaretzer


  • Mor Rubinstein