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INSPIRE Geographical Names (GN250)

The INSPIRE theme Geographical Names is implemented based on data from the Geographical Names 1:250,000 (GN250), that correspond to the names of the ATKIS DLM250.
A Web Map Service (WMS) is offered as view service. The download service is an INSPIRE-conform Web Feature Service (WFS) with the following FeatureTypes derived from the GN250 by transformation:

o gn:NamedPlace Benannter Ort

For details, refer to documentation and metadata.
Interactive map with viewing service gn250_inspire
Provisions of use
The geodata offered here are available via geodata services for download and for online use free of charge according to the Spatial Data Access Act (Geodatenzugangsgesetz).

The use of the geodata and geodata services is regulated by the Ordinance to Determine the Conditions for Use for the Provision of Spatial Data of the Federation (Verordnung zur Festlegung der Nutzungsbestimmungen für die Bereitstellung von Geodaten des Bundes – GeoNutzV).
Especially, each user has to place the source reference to all geodata, metadata and geodata services recognisably and optically linked. Alterations, processings, new designs or other adaptations have to be affixed with an indication of the alteration in the source reference.
Source reference and indication of alteration have to be formulated as follows. The source reference has to be linked with the URL "http://www.bkg.bund.de" for the representation at a website.
© GeoBasis-DE / BKG <year of last data download>
© GeoBasis-DE / BKG <year of last data download> (data changed)
  Content File format File size
INSPIRE data specification PDF (externer Link)
GDI-DE profile PDF 71 KB
type URL Capabilities
Web Map Service (WMS) http://sg.geodatenzentrum.de/wms_gn250_inspire display
Web Feature Service (WFS) http://sg.geodatenzentrum.de/wfs_gn250_inspire display
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Last revison:21.01.2019