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Maps and Geospatial Data

Overview

Maps such as topographic line mapping, thematic and orthophoto maps at varying scales as well as geospatial data such as geographic coordinates, geographic data layers, aerial photographs, digital elevation models, and remote sensing data at varying spatial and temporal resolutions can be obtained from the Ministry of Land Management, Water and Sanitation Services Department of Surveys and Mapping in hard copy and digital formats.

Who is eligible?

All individuals and organisations such as general public, government, non-governmental organisations, private sectors and academia are eligible to qualify for this service.

How do I get this service?

For standard maps, visit the Department of Surveys and Mapping offices.

Special maps and map extracts of geospatial data requests can be placed by:

  • Visiting the department of Surveys and Mapping in person and explaining the request.
  •  Sending in a written request by email
  •  Sending in a written request by post
  •  Fax a request to a Department of Surveys and Mapping Office

Upon receipt of the request, the Department prepares a quotation and send it either by post or email or fax, or drop box or file transfer protocol etc.

Completed orders upon payment either electronically or by cash or government voucher can be picked up at the Department of Surveys and Mapping offices or sent by post, or email or drop box or file transfer protocol to the customer .

  • Payment from customers  outside the country can be made via electronic funds transfer.  The proof of payment must be verified independently from the Ministry of Finance to the Department before your data can be sent to you.
What supporting documents are required?

All online transfers such as file transfer protocol or drop box addresses should be provided.

How long will this service take?

Standard map series maps and data layers from database can be provided to customers within one working day.  User defined or custom maps and data requests can be fulfilled within ten (10) working days.

How much does it cost?

Fees vary by product. See the Maps and Data Surveys - Maps and Data Price Pricelist for more information.

Where can I get more information on this Service

For more information, contact one of the office listed below during their business hours. Opening hours are from 07:30 to 12:45 and 13:45 to 16:30, Monday to Friday, except public holidays.

 

Ministry of Land Management, Water and Sanitation Services

Department of Surveys and Mapping

P/Bag 0037

Plot 1285 Station Road 

Gaborone

Botswana

Phone: (+267) 3623200 

Fax: (+267) 3952704 

Email: msmadibela [at] gov.bw

 

Ministry of Land Management, Water and Sanitation Services

Department of Surveys and Mapping

P.O Box 697 

Plot 252 Francistown 

Old BGI Complex 

Francistown

Botswana

Phone: (+267) 2412261 

Email: omolobeng [at] gov.bw

 

Ministry of Land Management, Water and Sanitation Services

Department of Surveys and Mapping

P. O. Box 24 

Plot 2719 Selibe Phikwe Industrial

Selebi Phikwe

Botswana

Tel: (+267) 2610438

Fax: (+267) 2614245

Email: mleinane [at] gov.bw

 

Ministry of Land Management, Water and Sanitation Services

Department of Surveys and Mapping

P. O Box 74 

Airport Road

Maun

Botswana

Phone: (+267) 6860272

Fax: (+267) 6860993

Email: imauano [at] gov.bw

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