NAVTEQ Continues Rapid Coverage Expansion in Eastern Europe
NAVTEQ(TM) maps of the Baltics provide NAVTEQ customers with accurate map data for Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Overall, NAVTEQ field analysts have collected approximately 6,823 kilometres of road in the region. The NAVTEQ map of Estonia offers 2,262 kilometres of road, which includes the major cities of Tallinn, Tartu, Narva and Parnu and the main connector roads in between these cities. Ferry connections with Finland, Germany and Sweden have also been included in the map.
In Latvia, the metropolitan area of Riga and the cities of Daugavpils, Liepaja and Ventspils are included in the database. The map also covers 2,603 kilometres of major roads, including motorways and main routes to the neighbouring countries of Estonia and Lithuania. In Lithuania, the map comprises detailed coverage of the cities of Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipeda, Siauliai, Penevezi and the major roads throughout the country. Overall, NAVTEQ's field analysts have driven some 1,958 kilometres of road in Lithuania. For both Latvia and Lithuania, ferry connections to Germany and Sweden have also been integrated into the database.
NAVTEQ is a leading provider of comprehensive digital map information for automotive navigation systems, mobile navigation devices and Internet-based mapping applications. NAVTEQ creates the digital maps and map content that power navigation and location-based services solutions around the world. The Chicago-based company was founded in 1985 and has approximately 1,500 employees located in over 100 offices in 20 countries.
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