Digital maps are offered as raster maps and vector maps. In some countries, digital maps are free of charge or very inexpensively offered. Often, the maps were then given in order by the governments. The maps that produced by companies, must then be paid The costs for these maps are very different world wide.
It will distinguish digital maps are offered as vector maps and raster maps. More to it in the following pages. It is theoretically possible to produce digital maps on the basis of paper maps. The realisation is joined with much working time and costs however.
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