Swiss Map Vector 500, Swiss national vector map 1:500 000

Swiss Map Vector 500 is the Swiss national 1:500,000 scale map in vector format. It includes the railway network, all highways, semi-highways, transit and link roads, a highly simplified depiction of residential areas and terrains and the names of principal objects. Raster data for relief and rock features complete the vector data. Switzerland and neighbouring countries are shown. Vector data comes from the digital cartographic model, which is also used for the derivation of printed maps, and the Swiss Map Raster. Contents are structured according to subject matter and can be edited by class or by object. Depiction is very similar to that of the printed national map.

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October 1, 2016
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Bundesamt für Landestopografie swisstopo
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  • English
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  • Italian
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Landeskarte 1:500'000
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