The International Map Year (IMY) is a worldwide celebration of maps and their unique role in our world. Supported by the United Nations, IMY provides opportunities to demonstrate, follow, and get involved in the art, science and technology of making and using maps and geographic information.
During the Internationa Map Year 2015-2016 year each member of Bulgarian Cartographic Association will receive as a gift badge of belonging and calendar – a special edition of the BCA and Military Geographic Service. The calendar is for 2015 and 2016 and contains 12 colorful children’s drawings participating in the national competition “Map of the World” and 12 unique maps of old Bulgarian territories supplied by MGS.
In implementation of the cross-border project „STRANDJA/YILDIZ THE MOUNTAIN IS WITHOUT FIRES“ it has been designed and constructed a map in scale 1: 100 000 of over 13 100 km2 forest area covering the area of the state border between the Republic of Bulgaria and the Republic of Turkey along 182 km.