First NAVTEQ Map of Russia Now Available to NAVTEQ Customers

Initial Map Includes Road Network of Moscow, St. Petersburg and Major Connector Roads to Eastern Europe

CHICAGO, July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — NAVTEQ (NYSE:NVT) , a leading global provider of digital map data for vehicle navigation and location-based solutions, has made its first map of Russia available to its direct customers. The NAVTEQ(TM) map of Russia, which is available in NAVTEQ’s Q2 2005 database release, includes detailed coverage of the road networks of Moscow and St. Petersburg as well as major connector highways between these two Russian cities and the neighboring countries of Estonia, Latvia, and Finland.

“With rapid efforts to expand our map portfolio throughout Eastern Europe well underway, we also know that connecting the road network of Eastern Europe to the major commercial centers of Russia is extremely important to our customers’ business plans,” said John MacLeod, Executive Vice President – Global Marketing and Strategy. “Extending coverage into Russia makes routing possible from St. Petersburg to Paris, allowing Russia to connect to both Eastern and Western Europe. Our customers can now begin offering products that service these large consumer and business hubs in Russia.”

The first NAVTEQ map of Russia covers approximately 34,000 kilometers of road network. The map includes over 4,700 POIs throughout Moscow and St. Petersburg in over 46 categories, including gas stations, restaurants and commuter rail stations. Notable historic locations and tourist attractions are also identified on the map including the Kremlin Area, Lushniki Sports Complex, Moscow State University and all major railway stations. The NAVTEQ map of Russia also includes cartographic information for Moscow and St. Petersburg and two-dimensional building footprints for select landmarks in both cities.

NAVTEQ leveraged its proven collection processes and technology and utilized local resources with an extensive knowledge of the road network and the Russian language to build its first map of Russia. The map is available in both Cyrillic and transliterated Russian, which is a representation of the official Russian alphabet (Cyrillic) in Latin characters.


NAVTEQ is a leading provider of comprehensive digital map information for automotive navigation systems, mobile navigation devices, Internet-based mapping applications, government and business solutions. NAVTEQ creates the digital maps and map content that power navigation and location-based services solutions around the world. The Chicago-based company was founded in 1985 and has approximately 1,600 employees located in 122 offices in 21 countries.

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