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What data is expected?

A geographical map of the country including national traffic routes, stretches of water, and markings of heights. The map must at least be provided at a scale of 1:250,000 (1 cm = 2.5km). Geographic information is instrumental for many use cases, including the mapping of unemployment statistics or demographics, as well as journey planning. See our methodology section for more information.

  • Scale of 1:250,000 (1 cm = 2.5km)
  • Markings of national traffic routes
  • Markings of relief/heights
  • Markings of water stretches
  • National borders

How open is the data?

All answers

Question Answer Comment
Openly licenced Yes
In an open and machine-readable format DBF, SHP, SHX Also available in MapInfo format.
Downloadable at once Yes Via FTP server.
Up-to-date Yes
Publicly available No Account registration necessary.
Available free of charge Yes
findable 3
findable_steps googled for "öppna geodata" (open geodata)
licence_url CC-BY
Collected by government Yes
usability 3
collector_name Lantmäteriet
Controlled access Yes
characteristics Scale of 1:250,000 (1 cm = 2.5km), Markings of national traffic routes, Markings of relief/heights, Markings of water stretches, National borders Based on the product "GSD-Översiktskartan, vektor" and "GSD-Höjddata, grid 50+"
location - Website of the Swedish mapping, cadastral and land registration authority, -

Meta data

Data location - Website of the Swedish mapping, cadastral and land registration authority
Data licence
Data format   DBF, SHP, SHX
Reviewer   Codrina Maria Ilie
Submitters   Peter Krantz
Last modified   Mon Nov 14 2016 17:17:23 GMT+0000 (UTC)