This data category requires a high level national map. To satisfy this category, the following minimum criteria must be met:

  • Scale of 1:250,000 (1 cm = 2.5km).
  • Markings of national roads
  • National borders
  • Marking of streams, rivers, lakes, mountains.
  • Updated at least once a year.

Data Location


An online map for navigation and selecting various layers is available here: User can only download the current view of the map as PDF

Lantmäteriets National maps are availiable in the scales 1:1 000 000 (Sweden map), 1:250 000 (Overview map), 1:100 000 (Roadmap) and 1:10 000 (Real property map) with national coverage. There is also a terrain map in the scale 1:50 000. The agency is funded by charging for data and thus very little open data is available. A couple of map products is provided ( Data can't be downloaded in bulk though. The license is not open:

The only openly licensed map data (in the scale 1:1 000 000) is available at this url:

Reviewer comments

Expert review: further details included.

Data Availability

  • N Openly licensed
  • N Is the data available for free
  • N Is the data machine readable
  • N Available in bulk
  • Y Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis
  • Y Is data in digital form
  • Y Publicly available
  • Y Does the data exist
  • Y Is the data available online
  • Yes
  • No
  • Unsure
  • No data


Date the data became available   Unknown
Format of data   Unknown
Reviewer   Daniela Mattern
Submitters   Daniela Mattern
Last modified   Mon Dec 01 2014 07:27:45 GMT+0000 (UTC)