Lantmäteriets

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  • Real Property

    All land in Sweden is divided into properties. Lantmäteriet's task is to ensure an effective and legally secure division of real property, as well as to keep track of the composition of the properties, who the owners are and in which banks the mortgages are taken out.

  • Maps and geographic information

    Lantmäteriet map reality and provide the society with maps, images and other fundamental geographic information.

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    Välkommen till vårt pressrum. Här hittar du som är journalist aktuella pressmeddelanden och annan intressant information om vår verksamhet.

  • About Lantmäteriet

    We map the country, demarcate boundaries and help guarantee secure ownership of Sweden’s real property. You can get more information and documentation on Sweden’s geography and real properties from us.

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Historical Maps

Historical Maps

We have one of the world’s largest map treasures and we would love to share it with you.

Our digital archive includes more than one million historical maps and extends as far back as in 1628. The maps cover large parts of Sweden and many of them are so well made and richly decorated that it is hard not to consider them works of art. Not surprising perhaps, they are often given away as gifts. 

It is free to view the maps and we promise that you will find something interesting when you study them.

However, before you get started, there are a few things you need to do:


If you wish to go directly to Historical maps, click the link below.

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Grandma’s Grandad’s Grandad

Our historical maps go back nearly 400 years! Discover our map treasure for free.

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