Abu Dhabi: The Federal Geographic Information Center (FGIC) has launched the General Map of the UAE in both Arabic and English.
This milestone symbolizes a commitment to geographical accuracy and national pride. The initiative aims to empower government and private entities with trustworthy official maps, fostering consistency and precision in spatial data utilization.
This initiative, which is part of an ongoing series of official maps developed in collaboration with relevant authorities, underscores the Center’s dedication to providing a unified and reliable source of geographic information for the nation.
The FGIC calls all concerned entities and community members to incorporate the General Map of UAE into various platforms, including national and international forums, conferences, meetings, official websites and digital platforms, reports, research endeavors, and related projects.
The UAE General Map serves as a comprehensive resource. It includes geographic names, contributing significantly to the historical and geographical heritage of the nation and enhancing its sense of national identity.
This initiative forms a crucial part of the Center’s strategic plan projects, that seek to elevate the country’s readiness index in the field of geospatial information on a global scale.
Government entities in the UAE can obtain hard copies of the general map by visiting the main office of the Federal Geographic Information Center in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. Other options include direct contact with the Center through official channels or access to the digital version of the Map on the FGIC website under “Geospatial Products”. Recently, it also launched the first-of-its-kind Union Atlas in the UAE.