Map Data Bank (HBB)



Map Data Bank (HBB)


Map Data Bank (HBB), Large-Scale Map and Map Information Production Regulation impose obligation for ministries, public institutions and organizations and municipalities to record the planned, ongoing or completed maps and map information and to get project registration number in order to ensure proper use of the country resources and prevention of repetitive production and monitoring of map and map information. Pursuant to provisions under Articles 103, 104 and 105 of the Regulation, HBB was designed by General Directorate of Land Registry and Cadastre, taking into account ISO 19115 standards, as a web-based metadata portal and was launched online on July 07, 2008 at http://hbb .tkgm.gov.tr ​​/ metadata /   making an announcement to relevant public institutions and organizations.

Metadata entry to the Map Information Bank is carried out by ministries, public institutions and organizations and municipalities on a regular basis and the bank is actively used by the Map, Cadastre and Geographic Information sector.