Topography 1M Download, vector

The product is suitable as a background map and as input data to GIS-applications. It’s suitable to use in the scale range 1:500 000 - 1:1 000 000. The content contains, among other things, administrative boundaries, built-up area boundaries and built-up area symbols, roads, railways and national parks. The product name in Swedish is Topografi 1M Nedladdning, vektor.

About this product

The product contains administrative division, urban areas, main roads, lakes and water courses. The product also contains Lantmäteriet's reviewed and established names retrieved from the place-name register etcetera.

The vector format provides the opportunity to customize 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 using the layering

The product is useful as a background for various types of presentations in scales lower than 1:500,000.

Geographical selection: Sweden
Delivery formats: GeoPackage
Coordinate systems: SWEREF 99 TM (EPSG:3006), SWEREF 99 local zones (EPSG:3007-3018).

Maintenance and update frequency

The content of Topography 1M Download, vector is partly updated periodically by Lantmäteriet and partly in cooperation with other government authorities, municipalities and organizations.

Topography 1M Download, vector s updated once a month for the index boxes affected by changes.


For a deeper description of the content, see the product description (pdf, new window).

For Lantmäteriet's proposed layout the following files can be used:

The following file in Swedish in Excel format can be used to get help with the translation from the GSD-Map of Sweden 1:1 million, vector format to Topography 1M Download, vector:

Translation table object type KKOD (in Swedish, xls, new window).

The information layers contain:

  • administrative boundaries and the cultivation boundary
  • airports
  • building points and urban areas
  • water courses and dam constructions
  • communication information, such as roads, railways and hiking trails
  • land surfaces
  • arctic circle
  • national parks
  • place names that are included in the Place-Names Register

Order product

The product is provided as open data. Place your order in Geotorget Order.

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.

Terms for Creative Commons, website (new window)

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