In the Google Maps application appeared 400 new Russian cities and navigation lanes




Google spoke about the innovations in the company’s map service Google Maps. Now on Google maps became available more than 400 new cities, as well as updated coverage of nearly 500 localities in Russia.


According to a report of Internet companies, changes were made as large cities like Komsomolsk-on-Amur Blagoveshchensk, Norilsk and Abakan, and very small. A length of roads that have appeared on maps in connection with an update, amounted to more than 1 million kilometers. In total, during the work on the cards in Russia Google added more than 1,800 cities and towns, as well as caused approximately 4,500 major rivers and more than 20,000 parks.

In addition, Google has pleased and motorists. Now in Moscow, Kazan, St. Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Novosibirsk, Samara, Saratov, Ufa, Vladivostok and Yekaterinburg in mobile Google Maps for iOS and Android platforms in navigation mode was available for conducting strips.

“For the first time are going to the cottage to friends in the car? With the help of Google Maps, you not only will travel plug, but will know in which row to go, so as not to miss the right exit and the time to reach the long-awaited barbecue “- says Google.

In addition, Google has launched a service in Russia MapMaker, with which you can complement and update maps. The company expects that by the knowledge of Russian Internet users will be able to more fully detailed map of Russia. New data will be open to all cities available in Google Maps, or add the missing town.


Using MapMaker users can add to the map on it missing a restaurant or museum, river, road or bicycle lane, the outlines of buildings, natural sites or administrative border settlements. The service also allows you to specify the information on the cards – for example, to add business hours and the phone shop to fix erroneous address or remove a non-existent objects.


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