Federal Agency for
Cartography and Geodesy
...the modern competence centre for Geodesy, Cartography and Geoinformation.
The manifold functions and tasks of the Bundesamt für Kartographie und Geodäsie (BKG) include, among others, the provision of geodetic reference data and basic spatial data for the needs of the Federal Government, the administrative, economic and scientific sectors as well as for the citizens.
BKG maintains a Service Centre, geodetic observatories and provides professional training in Geomatics Engineering Technologists and Precision Mechanics.
Our product range comprises geodata, maps, publications, reference systems and information services.
Further, beyond Germany’s borders BKG contributes in close cooperation with its European and international partners to the establishment of a European and global Geodata Infrastructure.