EuroRegionalMap v9.1 is a pan-European dataset containing topographic information at the scale 1:250 000 covering: 27 EU member states (excluding Croatia), 4 EFTA states (Liechtenstein, Norway, Iceland, Switzerland), Republic of Moldova, Serbia, Kosovo, The Former Yugoslav Republic Of Macedonia and Georgia. It is a seamless and harmonised data and is produced in cooperation by the National Mapping and Cadastral Agencies of Europe, using official national databases.

EuroRegionalMap is ideal for a wide range of uses, including spatial analysis, cartographic publishing and backdrop visualisation, or in combination with other datasets for marketing planning and socio-economic analysis, environmental analysis, and transport management.

Basic information

Current version 9.1
Release date May 2016
Nominal scale 1:250 000
Coordinate system Decimal degrees ETRS89-WGS84
Database structure The EuroRegionalMap geodatabase model has gathered all the feature classes into a unique dataset. Themes are not defined. The feature classes are defined as GDB simple feature class: area, line, point. The feature classes hold and define the attribute fields. The features are defined as a subtype of the feature class. Coded value domains have also been defined for attributes at the subtype level.
Database specification Full product specification
Delivery formats available

ESRI File Geodatabase ArcGis 10.1

ESRI ARC shapefile (on demand)

Data content

EuroRegionalMap contains 7 themes:

The administrative boundaries theme holds information on the administrative entities up to the lowest level and their administrative hierarchy. A unified coding system for all the administrative levels are included.

The water network holds information on the watercourses like the name, the navigability and the width range and information on the open water area, the seaside and the associated hydrologic equipment (dams, locks). All watercourses form a connected network including fictitious connection through open water and underground.

The transport network holds information on the roads and the railways, the ferry lines, the airports, and the harbours. Roads and railways are identified by their number or their code and form a connected network associated with punctual features like the railway stations, the parking places, the level crossings and the road interchanges. Connection between the different type of transport have been added.

The settlement theme holds information on the built-up areas and populated places mainly their name and the number of inhabitants.

The vegetation and soil theme holds just few features like wood, orchard or sandy area.

The named locations are just main text features of big geographic area that are not portrayed in vector data and fit for cartographic purpose only.

The miscellaneous theme holds various topographic elements like power lines, landmarks, and buildings.

More details about data structure and delivery can be found in the User guide

Change history

The Former Yugoslav Republic Of Macedonia has been added.

Quality and

Discovery Metadata for the ERM 9.1 are provided in Excel format, and are INSPIRE compliant and also according to the ISO 19115/19139 profile. Quality information are stored in lineage files.

Metadata exist for full coverage of Europe and regional coverages. Lineages files also exist per country.

See metadata full Europe, metadata Central Europe, metadata Eastern Europe, metadata Northern Europe, metadata Southern Europe, metadata Western Europe.



Data sample

Several data samples in ESRI File Geodatabase ArcGis 10.1 are available to download for evaluation purposes.These data samples can be visualised in ESRI ArcMap environment (see ESRI ArcMap document).

Data samples in shapefile are also available on demand. Please contact us.


See EuroRegionalMap use cases.

Product literature

User guide

Full product specification


For more information about EuroRegionalMap, please contact Ms. Regine Elling, Bundesamt für Kartographie und Geodäsie (Germany).


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