The publication series

Ortnamn och namnvård is a publication series published by Lantmäteriet, where each issue deals with a special theme. The series is intended as a source of inspiration and support in the broad area of standardisation and preservation of names.

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Publications included in the series
Number Name Additional information

Ortnamn, fastighetsbildning och fastighetsregistrering (in Swedish).

Place-Names and Property Registration

LMV-rapport 2006:7.

Att uppteckna ortnamn. Bakgrund och praktiska anvisningar (in Swedish).

Recording Place-Names. Background and Practical Instructions.

LMV-rapport 1992:18.
Staffan Nyström.

Samiska ortnamn på fjällkartorna (in Swedish).

Sami Place-Names.

LMV-rapport 1993:19.
Ann-Christin Mattisson.

Fastighetsbeteckningsreformen (in Swedish).

The Reform of Property Designations.

LMV-rapport 1995:19.
Hans Ringstam.

Ortnamnen i fastighetsregistret. Om ortnamn i administrativ användning och i allmänt bruk (in Swedish).

Place-Names in the Real Property Register.

LMV-rapport 2000:10.
Leif Nilsson and Hans Ringstam.

God ortnamnssed. Ortnamnsrådets handledning i namnvård. (in Swedish).

Good Place-Name Practice. The Swedish Place-Names Advisory Board's Guide to the Standardisation and Preservation of Place-Names.

Lantmäterirapport 2016:9, 2001, reviderad 2016.

English translation of the 2016 edition 2019.


Standardisering av geografiska namn, om FN:s ortnamnsarbete (in Swedish).

Standardization of Geographical Names. The Work of the UNGEGN.

LMV-rapport 2005:1. 
8 Toponymic Guidelines for Cartography – Sweden. Lantmäterirapport 2022:4.

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