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National Land Survey

National Land Survey has been carried out under provisions in laws mainly National Land Survey Law (Law No.180 of 1951) and The Act on Special Measures for Promotion of National Land Survey (Law No.143 of 1962). National Land Survey aims at improving basic data concerning land of the whole country for more efficient and reasonable land utilization through the scientific and comprehensive survey of actual conditions of the national land and reforming the cadastre.

National Land Survey consists of 3 surveys; Cadastral Survey, Land Classification Survey and Water Survey.

Cadastral Survey

Survey of boundary, dimension, owner, parcel number, and type of land for every parcel of land

Land Classification Survey

Survey of land use conditionsnatural factors and yields
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Water Survey

Survey of hydrology, water utilization etc.
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The Ten-Year National Land Survey Plan

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Related information

The Geographical Survey Institute, The Ministry of Land, Infratructure and Transport
Civil Affairs Bureau, The Ministry of Justice


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