Historical Maps

We have one of the world’s largest map treasures and we would love to share it with you.

The map treasure is free

Our digital archive includes more than one million historical maps and extends as far back as in 1628. The maps cover large parts of Sweden and many of them are so well made and richly decorated that it is hard not to consider them works of art. Not surprising perhaps, they are often given away as gifts.

It is free to view the maps and we promise that you will find something interesting when you study them.

More information about the e-service

Which files and maps do we show?

In the service, we only show material up to and including the year 1928 from the Land Survey Office's archives. The limitation of the material is based on the Data Protection Regulation, which does not allow the processing/register of information that can be directly or indirectly linked to a natural person who is alive. If you want to have access to modern executive files, please contact the customer center.

In the National Mapping Authority's archive, you can see overview maps that go back to the 1970s. Lantmäteriet has chosen to waive the copyright for the maps that are in the archives of the National Map Agency.

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Decorative maps

Do you want to find those maps that are very decorative or maybe you are looking for map monsters? Check out the decorative maps page and get inspiration about what can be found in the digital archives.

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