Open Knowledge

National Map / 2014 30% open


What data is expected?

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.

What data is available

  •   Openly licensed? No (No URL given)
  •   Is the data available for free? No
  •   Is the data machine readable? No (n/a)
  •   Available in bulk? No
  •   Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? Yes
  •   Publicly available? Yes(as Geodata Portal published by National Land Survey)
  •   Is data in digital form? Yes
  •   Is the data available online? Yes (Here)
  •   Does the data exist? Yes


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.



  • Daniela Mattern


  • Daniela Mattern