Map Browser



We are offering to have look in any place of Latvia with Map Browser, where are used maps and information of Latvian Geospatial Information Agency:
  • Overview maps in a scale 1: 1 000 000, 1:500 000 and 1:250 000;
  • Topographic maps in a scale 1:50 000 and 1:10 000;
  • Topographic chart in a scale 1:2000 for Riga City (2000. - 2013.);
  • Orthophoto maps
- Orthophoto maps, scale 1:10 000 (1 m/pix, colour black and white) aerial photography was carried out in year 1994 - 1999 for all territory of Latvia (1th cycle);
- Orthophoto maps, scale 1:10 000 (1 m/pix, colourful) aerial photography was carried out in year 2001 - 2005 for all territory of Latvia (2nd cycle);
- Orthophoto maps, scale 1:10 000 (0,5 m/pix, colourful) aerial photography was carried out in year 2007 - 2008 for incomplete territory of Latvia, some areas in Northern Vidzeme and Southeast of Latgale and Eastern frontier were not photographed (3rdcycle);
- Orthophoto maps, scale 1:10 000 (0.5 m/pix ) aerial photography was carried out in year 2010 - 2011 for all territory of Latvia (4th cycle);
- Latest orthophoto maps, scale 1:10 000 (0.25 m/pix Riga and its surrounding, 0.4 m/pix other territory of Latvia) aerial photography is carried out during 2013 - 2015 (5th cycle);
- Information about the aerial photography times (for all cycles of orthophoto maps).
  • Map sheet disposition in accordance with the TKS - 93 system for scales 1:10 000 and 1:50 000
  • Digital terrain model of Latvia with 20 meters step
  • Search of place names and geographical names
  • State geodesic network data
  • Distance and area measuring
  • Determination of the coordinates and searching by coordinates
  • Selected locations web addresses copying to sent it in an e-mail or to insert it into the documents
  • Add web map services (WMS). This function allows to provide Agency map layers with for free available map services from the internet
  • Possibility to provide the map displayed on the screen with the grid in LKS-92 TM and WGS-84 co-ordinate system
  • Possibility to add data in information exchange data format GPX from GPS devices to the Map Browser and look the data
  • Possibility to forward user drawn lines and polygones, using web address copying, to send via an e-mail
For the successful use of the Map Browser, browsing is guided by the information bottoms in every tool menu window and instruction
As a paid service is offered the subscription of the Map Browser in the users homepage

Map Browser and geospatial data contained therein is protected by copyright

LGIA have intellectual and property copyrights to the Map Browser and geospatial data contained therein
Copyrights are protected by laws and regulations, including laws of Copyrights and Geospatial information and the procedures specified in International Agreements

It is not allowed to make a copy of the data in electronic format and publish them without obtaining the license issued from LGA in a written form
It is permitted to carry out all activities in accordance with the functionality of viewing and browsing mode, as well as make a screenshot of displayed geospatial data in the permitted functionality in analogue form (paper, cardboard, film, etc.) to use it for own purposes - legal entities to ensure internal work processes, as well as individuals for private use for non-commercial purposes
If geospatial data for private use are released, published or otherwise disseminated in permitted manner analogue form (paper, cardboard, film, etc.), the data user must refer to data source and copyright mark should be reproduced in a following form:

/data name/ Latvian Geospatial Information Agency 2015

According to regulatory enactments any unauthorized use of geospatial data acquisition or unauthorized activities may be subject to civil, criminal and administrative liability


Please inform us by email info@lgia.gov.lv if you have noticed some failures in maps or you have suggestions to us

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