FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
Geographic search engine
Follow these instructions for common search engine functionality and answers to frequently asked questions.
The B5m service searches for the geographical names of Gipuzkoa. As it is an advanced search, it is not necessary to enter the correct name of the place.
To find the postal addresses of Gipuzkoa try to write the address like this: street number municipality. Example: Julio Caro Baroja 2 Donostia. If you can't find anything, try without putting the name of the municipality.
Roads and kilometre points
To find a road, write the name of the road in the search engine. (e.g. GI-2131). To find the kilometre point (KP) of a road, first write the name of the road and then the kilometre point you want to search for (e.g. GI-2131 2).
WGS84 Geographical Coordinates (EPSG:4326)
Within the province of Gipuzkoa. Type the latitude first and then the longitude. The decimal separator must be a period. Coordinates can be written in decimal or sexagesimal degrees (degrees, minutes and seconds). For example:
This is the geographical scope of Gipuzkoa (lat min, lon min, lat max, lon max):
42.8969 -2.6033 43.3953 -1.7271
42°53'48.8"N 2°36'11.7"W 43°23'43.0"N 1°43'37.6"W
Coordinates ETRS89 / UTM30N (EPSG:25830)
Within the province of Gipuzkoa. Type the X coordinate first (6 digits) and then the Y coordinate (7 digits). The decimal separator must be a period. The coordinates are in meters. For example:
This is the geographical scope of Gipuzkoa (X min, Y min, X max, Y max):
532392 4749442 603083 4805497