The road map

This product will be discontinued and replaced with the new product Topography 100 Download, vector on February 1, 2023. The last update of The road map is made at the beginning of December 2022. The map in scale 1: 100,000 contains a complete and current account of roads. With its large coverage and high degree of detail, it is an excellent map to use as a background in, for example, efficient transport planning and tourism. The product name in Swedish is Vägkartan.

Brief information

With its large coverage and high degree of detail, it is an excellent map to use as a background in, for example, efficient transport planning and tourism.

Public roads are divided into five basic classes. It is also clear which of these are national roads and which have reduced bearing capacity. Individual roads are reported in five classes. Among other things, roads with high bearing capacity and good alignment are shown.

The vector format allows you to tailor the map to your own business.

You can:

  • add and link your own information to objects in the map
  • integrate the map information into your own system
  • show or hide information as needed using the layering.

This is how often the information is updated

The GSD Road Map is continuously updated with information about buildings, construction areas, sports facilities, power lines, nature conservation, military areas, railways, roads and information texts. Campsites, guest harbors, airports, airports, railway stations and hospitals are updated annually.

Downloadable files (open spatial data) are updated every weekend.

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. 

Create your user account

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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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.


For a deeper description of the content, see the product description in Swedish and English.

Below is a general presentation of the contents of the information layers.

Administrative units
National border, maritime territory border in the sea, county border, municipal border and national cairns.

Elevation curves
Elevation curves with 10 meter interval - except in the mountain world where the equidistance for cartographic reasons is 20 m.


Land data
Lakes and larger watercourses, forests, cultivated land, built-up areas, swamps, bare mountains, glaciers and other open land.

Transport network
Roads with road number and bearing capacity (bearing capacity is not reported on the raster product), railways, fairways, ferry routes, paths, cable cars, power lines, transformer stations, railway stations, tunnel openings, turning plans, rest areas, airports and electric light trails .

Buildings, facilities and construction areas, such as airfields, sports grounds and guest harbors.

Protected areas
National parks, reserve and various types of protected areas, such as animal protection and cultural protection.

Ancient remains
Ancient remains, ruins and mining holes.

Military areas
Military firing ranges and training ranges.

Place names and enlightenment text
Place name and text that describes what it is at the site, for example recycling facility.

Earth's shapes and measurement
The Arctic Circle and Highlights.

Contents of this page may be automatically translated, we take no responsibility for the accuracy of the translation. Feel free to contact our customer support centre if you have any questions.

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