Base data and reference systems

Coordinate reference systems

Symbol for coordinate reference systems

Systems for uniquely referencing spatial information in space as a set of coordinates (x, y, z) and/or latitude and longitude and height, based on a geodetic horizontal and vertical datum.

 

Coordinate reference systems

Administrative units

Symbol for administrative units

Units of administration, dividing areas where Member States have and/or exercise jurisdictional rights, for local, regional and national governance, separated by administrative boundaries.

 

Administrative units

Geographical names

Symbol for geographical names

Names of areas, regions, localities, cities, suburbs, towns or settlements, or any geographical or topographical feature of public or historical interest.

 

Geographical names

Addresses

Symbol for addresses

Location of properties based on address identifiers, usually by road name, house number, postal code.

 

Addresses

Cadastral parcels

Symbol for cadastral parcels

Areas defined by cadastral registers or equivalent.

 

Cadastral parcels


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