Wikipedia:WikiProject Maps/Source materials

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In creating geographical maps for Wikipedia, it is often useful to have high-quality source material such as blank outline maps, Adobe Photoshop or GIMP-format images with layers, SVG files and so on. If you have such source material that you think may be helpful to other map authors, please feel free to upload it to Wikipedia and list it here.

Blank maps[edit]

When making your own maps for a specialized purpose, check out the basic templates provided at

Public domain and free map resources[edit]

See also the Geography section of Wikipedia:Public domain resources

Countries[edit]

Afghanistan[edit]

Angola[edit]

  • [2] - National Topographic Map 1:200,000 Russian (Soviet Military)

Cambodia[edit]

  • Cambodia Mosaic - National Topographic Map 1:200,000 Russian (Soviet Military)

India[edit]

  • India Mosaic - National Topographic Map 1:200,000 Russian (Soviet Military)

Kuwait[edit]

  • Kuwait Mosaic - National Topographic Map 1:200,000 Russian (Soviet Military)

Laos[edit]

  • Laos PDR Mosaic - National Topographic Map 1:200,000 Russian (Soviet Military)

Mali[edit]

  • Mali Mosaic - National Topographic Map 1:200,000 Russian (Soviet Military)

Myanamar[edit]

  • Myanmar Mosaic - National Topographic Map 1:200,000 Russian (Soviet Military)

Mozambique[edit]

North Korea (DPRK)[edit]

Thailand[edit]

  • Thailand Mosaic - National Topographic Map 1:200,000 Russian (Soviet Military)

Sri Lanka[edit]

  • Sri Lanka Mosaic - National Topographic Map 1:200,000 Russian (Soviet Military)

Syria[edit]

  • Syria Mosaic - National Topographic Map 1:200,000 Russian (Soviet Military)

United Arab Emirates[edit]

  • UAE Mosaic - National Topographic Map 1:200,000 Russian (Soviet Military)

Vietnam[edit]

  • Vietnam Mosaic - National Topographic Map 1:200,000 Russian (Soviet Military)

Cities[edit]

  • World city maps (copyright status is the same as that for Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection above.

And you can obtain more atlas and maps from public domain encyclopedias, books and documents.

U.S. Maps[edit]

History Maps[edit]

General[edit]

See also[edit]