New Maps of Central America for Risk Management

Germany: GfK GeoMarketing released new maps for Central America offering comprehensive coverage from Mexico to Panama. These digital administrative and postcode maps provide a precise foundation for regional risk analyses. Detailed and seamlessly fitting maps of postal and administrative units are available for all Central American countries from Mexico to Panama. The new maps also fit seamlessly with the worldwide, official CRESTA natural disaster zones. GfK GeoMarketing is the official provider of the worldwide CRESTA maps.

GfK GeoMarketing's new maps of Central America comprise 100 map layers - a significant increase from the 70 layers available in the previous edition. A map of Mexico's two-digit postcodes is now available for the first time. Administrative boundaries have been comprehensively updated and reflect the latest status of 2,456 municipalities and 32 states. The maps now feature around 3,500 cities and municipalities, organised into five population size categories with coverage down to a size bracket of under 10,000 inhabitants. The 2010 maps of Mexico also depict the most important streets and bodies of water, providing a detailed cartographic basis for all possible applications in the insurance industry.

Source: GIS Development