Data Center Description
The Cartographic Section of the United Nations provides general country profile maps, peacekeeping maps and various thematic maps.
The Cartographic Section also provides Geographic Information and Resources. These are:
1. Working Group: UNGIWG The United Nations Geographical Information Working Group has been established in March 2000.
2. Documentation: List of Territories Capital city, country code and country name of each member and non-member State is listed. The list is meant to be used in conjunction with the Terminology Bulletin of Country Names.
3. Working Group: UNGEGN (Link to the UNGEGN web site (United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names)
4. More resources: Map Library The Map Collection houses over 80,000 maps, some 3,000 atlases, gazetteers, travel guides, cartographic and geographic reference works as well as digital cartographic products.