Valsts Zemes Dienests

Characteristics

National name of organisation Valsts Zemes Dienests
English spelling of organisation The State Land Service
Member status Full
Responsible ministry / organisation Ministry of Justice
Number of staff 755
Annual budget in million euros 13.9m euros
% state funding 37%
Annual sales in million euros 8.8m euros
Objectives

Using the latest technological solutions and high-level e-services, the State Land Service provides users with current information concerning properties in a convenient and accessible way 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, everywhere in the world, where internet is accessible.

Activities

Geodetic survey no
Topographic mapping no
Cadastre yes
Land registration no
Military mapping no
Thematic mapping no
Hydrographic mapping no
Aerial photography no
Satellite imagery no

Customers

Central government yes
Local government yes
Utilities yes
Commercial yes
Military no

Distribution

Direct yes
VARs no
Map publishers no

Case Studies

The State Land Service Download as pdf (0.1 MB)

Contact details

Head of organisation Elita Baklane-Ansberga
Permanent correspondent Lelde Rozentale
Postal address 11, Novembra Krastmala 31
Riga LV-1050
Latvia
Website address www.vzd.gov.lv

Latvijas Geotelpiskas Informacijas Agentura

Characteristics

National name of organisation Latvijas Geotelpiskas Informacijas Agentura
English spelling of organisation Latvian Geospatial Information Agency
Member status Full
Responsible ministry / organisation Ministry of Defence
Number of staff 238
Annual budget in million euros 5.3m euros
% state funding 83%
Annual sales in million euros 2.5m 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
Scale range of products 1:2,000 - 1:1,000,000

Customers

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

Distribution

Direct yes
VARs yes
Map publishers yes

Case Studies

Latvian Geospatial Information Agency Geospatial Data use continues to grow in Latvia

Contact details

Head of organisation Harijs Baranovs
Permanent correspondent Valdis Berzins
Postal address O. Vaciesa street 43
LV-1004 Riga
Latvia
Website address www.lgia.gov.lv