Geographical division Direct

The service provides access to the geographical divisions county, municipality, district and land register parish. The product name in Swedish is Geografisk indelning Direkt.

Brief information

The service is basically free of charge. For access to detailed geometry, special authorization is required.

Maintenance and update frequency

District and land register sock are static until otherwise decided.

Availability

Our geodata services are normally available 24/7 and we provide support during working hours. Read more about availability to geodata services.

Our geodata services (APIs) require that you have an application or software capable of managing the services. To view real property information or maps directly in your browser, you can use Lantmäteriet's e-services.

Order product

You can order geodata products directly from us or from one of our resellers. The resellers can also help you with customization and processing of the products.

Order from Lantmäteriet

If you want to order directly from us at Lantmäteriet you should use the Order form.

If you want to use our spatial data services in your business, you first need to sign a license for use. Submit a request in the Order Form.

Order from resellers

Do you want help with customizing and processing our products and services? Then you should contact one of our resellers.

Copyright and publication

In some cases you need permit to distribute geographic information. Read more on the page Copyright and publication of Lantmäteriet's geographical information.

Documentation

The versions of the services may overlap, so pay attention to which version you pick up at home. The version history describes the changes that occurred at each update.

Technical framework and standard for direct access services

Our direct access services are mainly based on standards from W3C (new window) and OGC, The Open Geospatial Consortium (new window).

The service interfaces are SOAP or REST based where object types are in many cases built using GML (Geography Markup Language) or JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) to describe its geographical properties.

The services are of the nature 'question-answer' where the consumer (user's system) sends a service call with search terms or selection parameters over the Internet and receives a list with one or more geographical objects in response.

To get there quickly start and test the services before they are integrated in your own system, a tool such as SOAP-UI or Postman can be used. SOAP UI (new window) and Postman (new window) are tools for testing SOAP- or REST-based Webservices.

Version history
Version and date Change since previous version

Version 2.0

Updated
2019-01-31

The service has received REST interface and support for coordinate transformations

Version 1.0

Avvecklad 2019-08-28

First version.

API-portal

In the API portal you, as a user of Lantmäteriet's direct access services, you can among other things, manage access keys for the services you have access to.

As a logged in user, you can view and manage the services you have access to, create access keys, create access groups, and view usage statistics.

The API portal is available for both production environment and verification environment for our direct access services. You log into the respective environment's API Portal to manage services and permissions for that environment.

Supporting documents

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