Open Knowledge

National Map 5% 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? No (No URL given)
  •   Is the data available for free? No
  •   Is the data machine readable? No (n/a)
  •   Available in bulk? No
  •   Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? No
  •   Publicly available? No(as Official map of Kenya- Map of Kenya detailing official National and County boundaries gazetted in February 2013. published by Ministry of Land, Housing and Urban Development)
  •   Is data in digital form? No
  •   Is the data available online? No (No URL given)
  •   Does the data exist? Yes


No map published by the government was found. [According to Ahmed - No changes from 2013]. Maps must be BOUGHT from the Ministry of Land, Housing and Urban Development.

However, a lot of mapping data - shapefiles, json files exist and they are pretty accurate

Reviewer comments

Everything seems correct.



  • Gil Zaretzer


  • anonymous