The national centre for Geographic Information autonomous organization since its origin The National Geographical Institute (IGN), responsible for the publication of the data produced by the institute itself or in cooperation with other agencies. The CNIG also has extensive experience in the publication of data both through its Download as through the geoportal of Spatial data infrastructure of Spain , which hosts a whole community of public administrations, so explains Antonio F. Rodríguez, chairman of infrastructure Área geo-information in the CNIG interview at the Last Meeting.
The IGN, after a great historical development advocated by the growing need for geographical, is a major and most important source of basic geographic information of the territory as it produces data records and quality. The Result of their functions and powers assigned to it relating to astronomy, geodesy, geophysics, observation of the territory, cartography, production and dissemination of geographic information systems, promotes quality products and services, in addition to ensuring and distribute geographical data records.
The russian data collection has begun with the issuance of 32 data sets in the List of data datos.gob.es. of These data sets are mainly maps soil occupation, bases and topographic maps on various scales, maps, autonomous and provincial ortofotos street, etc. The data sets provide Data catalog a marked increase in the number of geographical data sets available.