Topography 50 Download, vector

Topography 50 Download, vector, is open data (CC0) and contains, among other things, buildings, types of land, roads, hydrography and place-name texts. The product name in Swedish is Topografi Nedladdning, vektor. The product name in Swedish is Topografi 50 Nedladdning, vektor.

Brief information

The product is based on Lantmäteriets basic geographical databases where the information has been collected with different quality regarding positional uncertainty, content and timeliness.

It contains buildings, facilities, land types, hydrography, roads from the Swedish Transport Administration and Lantmäteriet’s reviewed and established place names retrieved from the Place-names Register etc.

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

Maintenance and update frequency

The content of Topography 50 Download, vector is produced by automatic generalization of the basic data set included in Topography 10 Download, vector. Topography 50 Download, vector is updated once a month for the index boxes affected by changes.

Order product

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

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 (pdf, new window).

For Lantmäteriet´s proposed layout the following files in Swedish can be used:

The following file in Swedish in Excel format can be used to get help with the translation from the GSD-Topographic Map, vector format to Topography 50 Download, vector.

The information layers contain:

  • administrative boundaries
  • facilities and airports
  • buildings and building facilities
  • hydrographic facilities and watercourses
  • height curves, in 5 and 10 meters of equidistance
  • communication information, such as roads, railways and hiking trails
  • power lines
  • cultural historical monuments
  • land surfaces
  • military areas
  • Arctic Circle
  • place names that are included in the Place-Names Register
  • restricted areas in the mountains and protected nature

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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