Mapping and property registration are among the oldest activities in the Swedish state. As early as the 17th century, surveying began to be built.

Take part in our historical slide show

Feel free to look through our historical slide show (in swedish, ppsx, new window), which gives you brief facts about how and why this business started just then, and what happened in the following centuries The slideshow is best viewed in the Google Chrome browsers.

Read our book

400 years of Lantmäteriet's history is now available as a book. Here you can read / download the book as a pdf: Lantmäteriet - A modern authority with ancestry (in swedish, pdf, new window).

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