National Archives of Sweden

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Arms of Riksarkivet

The National Archives of Sweden (Swedish: Riksarkivet, RA) is one of the oldest public agencies in Sweden, with a history leading back to the Middle Ages. The chief of Riksarkivet is called the Riksarkivarie.

A branch within the Archives has a special responsibility for public heraldry in Sweden. The head of this branch has the title State Herald (statsheraldiker).

Since 1963, the Royal Palace Archives at Stockholm Palace has been a section under the National Archives.

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Coordinates: 59°19′36″N 18°01′22″E / 59.3267°N 18.0228°E / 59.3267; 18.0228