France

Institut national de l’information géographique et forestière (IGN) - France

Characteristics

National name of organisation Institut national de l’information géographique et forestière (IGN) - France
English spelling of organisation National Institute of Geographic and Forest Information
Member status Full
Responsible ministry / organisation Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy and Ministry of Agriculture, Agroindustry and Forests
Number of staff 1,760
Annual budget in million euros 166m euros
% state funding 66%
Annual sales in million euros 55m euros

Activities

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

Customers

Central government yes
Local government yes
Utilities yes
Commercial yes
Military yes

Distribution

Direct yes
VARs yes
Map publishers yes

Case Studies

National Institute of Geographic and Forest Information Download as pdf (0.1 MB)

Contact details

Head of organisation Mr. Daniel Bursaux
Permanent correspondent Francois Chirié
Postal address 73 avenue de Paris
94165 Saint-Mandé Cedex
France
Website address www.ign.fr