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Last week in Google Street View (Week 31, 2022)

Discover what happened in Google Street View last week (01 - 07 August 2022)

Main Events

According to a local source, Google started driving in Rwanda last Wednesday. The camera is supposedly a Trekker mounted on a pickup like in Kenya, Nigeria or Senegal. No picture was found yet to confirm they are actually driving around. Logically Kigali would be the first step.

A Facebook page named “Google Street View Mongolia” announced that after a lot of delays due to bad weather, a “long-awaited work” is planned to start in August. The post is illustrated with a picture of the Trekker camera mounted on a pickup, which was used back in 2015/2016.
This page is managed by the owner of this pickup, which is still used today with the old stickers as the owner is a professional photographer making street view tours for businesses. The pickup can indeed be seen on some of those tours (but without any Google camera). It is possible that they are going to work again with Google to update Street View in Mongolia. Unfortunately it is impossible to confirm without at least a picture of an official Google camera on a vehicle in Mongolia.

The announcement posted on Facebook (translated from Mongolian)

Another rumor of a new country to be added on Street View appeared in the last days. The company DeRisk, which regularly posts job offers for Street View drivers in many countries, recently posted new jobs for drivers in Cyprus. This includes cities all over the country, even in the northern side. You can find a list of all the main cities in the picture on the left. As usual cities includes a larger area around them.

There is no proof this is for Google Street View but the job description does match what it is usually seen for this kind of position.

The first July 2022 imagery was published in South Africa. It is the only country of this week to get introduced to July 2022 data.

A Google car was seen driving in Ica, Peru, confirming another region to be updated in the country. Other cars were seen in Croatia and Estonia, as planned by Google in the list of future coverage.

No update happened to the list of future coverage last week.

Continuous Updates

View from the Edelweißspitze

Last week updates were found in 30 countries.

This week was quite calm compared to the previous one. we can still note the focus on northern Argentina, surrounding the uncovered country of Paraguay with new gen 4 imagery.

In Austria the Edelweißspitze was added with beautiful views of the Alps. Many other mountainous roads were also added.

India continues to see its coverage expanding, notably in the north with the first views of mountainous roads. Unfortunately still no sight of better cameras, keeping the country far behind in terms of quality.

CountrySubdivisions
Flag of Argentina
Argentina
Formosa, Misiones
Flag of Australia
Australia
South Australia
Flag of Austria
Austria
Carinthia, Lower Austria, Salzburg, Tyrol
Flag of Brazil
Brazil
Espírito Santo, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais, Rio Grande do Sul, São Paulo
Flag of Bulgaria
Bulgaria
Kyustendil, Pernik, Sofia, Vraca
Flag of Canada
Canada
Alberta, Québec
Flag of Chile
Chile
Los Lagos
Flag of Denmark
Denmark
North Denmark
Flag of France
France
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Centre-Val de Loire, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Flag of India
India
Gujarat, Maharashtra, Uttarakhand
Flag of Indonesia
Indonesia
Banten, West Kalimantan, West Nusa Tenggara, West Sumatra
Flag of Ireland
Ireland
Cork, Kerry, Laois, Limerick
Flag of Italy
Italy
Emilia-Romagna, Lazio, Lombardy, Sardinia, Tuscany
Flag of Japan
Japan
Okinawa
Flag of Mexico
Mexico
Chihuahua, Jalisco, Michoacán, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Sonora
Flag of New Zealand
New Zealand
Auckland
Flag of Norway
Norway
Oslo, Viken
Flag of Peru
Peru
Cajamarca
Flag of the Philippines
Philippines
Calabarzon, Ilocos, Western Visayas
Flag of Portugal
Portugal
Vila Real
Flag of Romania
Romania
Alba, Brașov, Giurgiu, Harghita, Ialomița, Mehedinți, Vrancea
Flag of Slovakia
Slovakia
Bratislava, Trenčín
Flag of Slovenia
Slovenia
Ajdovščina, Šentjur, Logatec
Flag of South Africa
South Africa
Free State, Gauteng, North West, Western Cape
Flag of Spain
Spain
Aragon, Asturias, Basque Country, Cantabria, Castile-La Mancha, Catalonia, Murcia, Navarre
Flag of Sweden
Sweden
Jonkoping
Flag of Thailand
Thailand
Chumphon, Kanchanaburi, Nakhon Sawan, Phetchabun, Phitsanulok, Songkhla, Suphan Buri
Flag of Turkey
Turkey
Afyonkarahisar
Flag of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
England, Scotland
Flag of the United States
United States
Georgia, Illinois, Montana, North Dakota, South Carolina, South Dakota, Washington, Wyoming

Note: information is gathered from the community, assisted with tools, as Google do not provide any information: it may be incomplete but should be reliable.

Google Car Spotting

Last week Google Street View cameras were reported 85 times by people from 19 different countries.

CountrySubdivisions
Flag of Austria
Austria
Salzburg
Flag of Brazil
Brazil
Alagoas, Bahia, Federal District, Maranhão, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais, Pernambuco, Rio Grande do Norte, Rio Grande do Sul, Rondônia, São Paulo
Flag of Croatia
Croatia
Zagreb
Flag of Estonia
Estonia
Harju (Tallinn)
Flag of France
France
Normandy
Flag of Italy
Italy
Lombardy
Flag of Japan
Japan
Aichi, Fukuoka, Nagasaki, Tokyo and more*
Flag of Lithuania
Lithuania
Klaipėda
Flag of Malta
Matla
Malta
Flag of Mexico
Mexico
Coahuila, Guerrero, Jalisco, Michoacán, Sinaloa and more*
Flag of the Netherlands
Netherlands
Gelderland
Flag of Peru
Peru
Ica
Flag of Poland
Poland
Łódź, Masovian, West Pomeranian
Flag of Romania
Romania
Romania*
Flag of Spain
Spain
Andalusia, Catalonia, Valencian Community and more*
Flag of Sweden
Sweden
Västra Götaland
Flag of Thailand
Thailand
Phanom, Phitsanulok, Prachin Buri
Flag of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
England and more*
Flag of the United States
United States
Arizona, California, Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Wisconsin and more*
*the subdivision couldn’t be determined within the country

Note: information is gathered from social networks and news. Information may be not verified and may include reports older than a week (but never older than one month)