Gizi Map coverage of Central Asia, available in either a geographical or a road edition, includes Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, plus southern Kazakhstan and most of Turkmenistan.
Both versions show the area’s rail and road networks, including dirt tracks, and give driving distances on major roads. Local administrative boundaries are marked and names of provinces are shown. All place names are transliterated, with alternative versions provided where necessary, particularly in the border areas.
Detailed topographic information includes names of mountain ranges, deserts and other geographical features, numerous spot heights and peak names, swamps and salt flats, glaciers, etc. National parks are highlighted. Lines of latitude and longitude are drawn at 1° intervals. Map legend includes English. Index of localities is on the reverse of each map.
This geographical edition:
The map has altitude coloring to provide an excellent picture of the area’s topography.
Alternative road edition:
Altitude colouring has been replaced by relief shading to provide a clearer background for the road and rail networks. 2011