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A high-performance, feature-packed library for all your mapping needs.

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What is OpenLayers?

OpenLayers is a high-performance, feature-packed library for all your mapping needs.


Tiled Layers Pull tiles from OSM, Bing, MapBox, Stamen, MapQuest, and any other XYZ source you can find. OGC mapping services and untiled layers also supported.

Vector Layers Render vector data from GeoJSON, TopoJSON, KML, GML, and a growing number of other formats.

Fast & Mobile Ready Mobile support out of the box. Build lightweight custom profiles with just the components you need.

Cutting Edge & Easy to Customize Map rendering leverages WebGL, Canvas 2D, and all the latest greatness from HTML5. Style your map controls with straight-forward CSS.

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Supported Languages

  • English

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