©OpenHistoricalMap & OpenHistoricalMap

OpenHistoricalMap collaboratively stores and displays map data throughout the history of the world

OpenHistoricalMap is built by a community of mappers and historians that contribute and maintain data about the history of the world.

Historical Data

OpenHistoricalMap is about historical data. Things that used to be there. From a variety of sources, contributed by mappers and historians across the world.

Community Driven

OpenHistoricalMap's community is diverse, passionate, and growing every day. Our contributors include enthusiast mappers, GIS professionals, engineers...and many more. To learn more about the community, see the user diaries etc.

Current masthead:

  • Servers and Services: Rob Warren and Bert de Bruijn
  • Github Administation: Albin Larsson
  • Twitter account: Jeff Meyer

Open Data

OpenHistoricalMap is open data: you are free to use it for any purpose as long as you credit OpenHistoricalMap and its contributors. If you alter or build upon the data in certain ways, you may distribute the result only under the same licence. See the Copyright and License page for details.


Hosting was initially supported by Topomancy LLC.