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also ca·das·ter  (kə-dăs′tər)
A public register showing details of ownership of the real property in a district, including boundaries and tax assessments.

[French, from Provençal cadastro, from Italian catastro, alteration of Old Italian catastico, from Late Greek katastikhon, register : Greek kata-, by; see cata- + Greek stikhos, line; see steigh- in Indo-European roots.]

ca·das′tral adj.
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or ca•das•ter

(kəˈdæs tər)

an official register of the ownership, extent, and value of real property in a given area, used as a basis of taxation.
[1795–1805; < French < Occitan cadastro < Italian catastro]
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Noun1.cadastre - a public register showing the details of ownership and value of land; made for the purpose of taxation
register, registry - an official written record of names or events or transactions
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Construction works on Struma motorway have been delayed by slow land appropriation and issuance of building permits and the emergence of utility infrastructure networks not shown on cadastral maps.
Using the latest technology in GIS, satellite images will replace traditional cadastral maps (latha in local language), which were previously used by Patwaries for the allocation of land and titles to potential owners.
Cadastral maps provide a great deal of useful information, usually including lot and section numbers, and names of original owners, which form the basis of many family history enquiries.
Some researchers, but mostly government officials involved with the project or subject to its effects discuss experiences and difficulties in different states and regions, the digitization of Cadastral maps, and the land information system.
There are hundreds of thousands of surviving cadastral maps to be found in the numerous archives of Europe and elsewhere, portraying measured land areas and owners at a wide variety of scales, in a bewildering assortment of cartographic styles, and incorporating highly variable types of accessory information.
Danov announced that he had asked for an allocation of BGN 10 M, VAT excluded, from the 2014 Budget for the preparation of cadastral maps and registers in 8 districts of Sofia, 13 regional centers and 27 localities.
bTV reports Wednesday that the dismissal happened after it has emerged that moraines and pastures in the Vitosha mountain near the capital Sofia have been converted into ski tracks in cadastral maps.