Federal Agency for Cartography and Geodesy

Germany

Germany

Member information

National name
Bundesamt für Kartographie und Geodäsie
English spelling
Federal Agency for Cartography and Geodesy
Member status
Full
Responsible ministry/organisation
Ministry of Interrior
Number of staff
300
Annual budget, €millions
30
% state funding
100

Case studies

2017: BKG Germany fulfills INSPIRE Directive using experience of European Projects
2018: Using geospatial data for calculating the SDG indicators
2019: Delivering free, seamless, cloudless mosaic images of Europe to the world

Contact details

Head of organisation
Permanent correspondent
Postal address
Richard-Strauss-Allee 11 D-60598 Frankfurt am Main Germany
Website

Responsibilities

Geodetic survey
Yes
Topographic mapping
Yes
Cadastre
No
Land registration
No
Military mapping
Yes
Thematic mapping
Yes
Hydrographic mapping
No
Aerial photography
Yes
Satellite imagery
Yes
Marine mapping
No
Metrology
No
e-Government
No
National Spatial Data Infrastructure
No

National Services

Cadastral Portal
No
Geoportal
Positioning Service
NSDI Portal

Products and services

Addresses
Yes
Cadastre
Yes
Land Registration
No
Land Information
Yes
Topographic Maps
No
Historical Maps
Yes
Nautical Charts and Services
No
Orthophotos
Yes
Satellite Imagery
No

Distribution

Directly to customers
Yes
VAR network
Yes
Distributor network
No
Map publishers
Yes

Customers

Central Government
Yes
Local Government
Yes
Utilities
Yes
Commercial
Yes
Military
Yes