Maps of Sweden

GSD Maps of Sweden, vector, is a collective name for several databases in vector format with different degrees of detail and scale. The maps of Sweden give a good overview of the country and parts of our neighboring countries. The product name in Swedish is Sverigekartor.

About this product

The products are well suited to be used as background maps and as different types of theme representations as well as in data for GIS applications.

  • Available in the scales 1:5 million, 1:10 million and 1:20 million.
  • Divisions into different layers give you the freedom to choose between which information you want to display on the map.
  • The contents are adapted to the scale to provide a good cartographic image.
  • Covers the entirety of Sweden as well as parts of Denmark, Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Russia.

Geographical selection: Sweden
Delivery formats: Shape; MapInfo *.tab
Coordinate systems: SWEREF 99 TM (EPSG:3006)

Maintenance and update frequency

1:5 million, 1:10 million and 1:20 million is not updated.


For a more detailed description of the content, see the product descriptions.
Swedish versions:

English versions:

Product overview Sweden maps

In the table below you can compare the contents of maps of Sweden where the content has been selected separately for each scale, to provide a good display quality.

Contents in the map of Sweden
1: 5 million  1:10 million 1:20 million
Coastline X X X
Lakes/Islands X X
Streams X
National boundary X X
County boundary X X
Municipality boundary X
The Arctic Circle X X
Grid/degree grid X X X

Download product

Download open geodata via ftp (new window).

Retrieve open data

To retrieve Lantmäteriet’s open data you need to have a user account. You use this account every time you download data or connect to a service. 

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The user account gives us the possibility to monitor the use of our open geodata as well as to provide feedback to you in case of any changes.

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The license and what it means

Our open spatial data is available under the Open Data License; Creative Commons, CC0. The license means that you may use, distribute, redo, modify and build on Lantmäteriet's open data.

This also applies in commercial contexts without any restrictions. Feel free to list Lantmäteriet as the source when you disseminate our open data, but this is not a requirement.

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