Rectangles

This example adds a red rectangle to a map.

Read the documentation.

TypeScript

// This example adds a red rectangle to a map.

function initMap(): void {
  const map = new google.maps.Map(
    document.getElementById("map") as HTMLElement,
    {
      zoom: 11,
      center: { lat: 33.678, lng: -116.243 },
      mapTypeId: "terrain",
    }
  );

  const rectangle = new google.maps.Rectangle({
    strokeColor: "#FF0000",
    strokeOpacity: 0.8,
    strokeWeight: 2,
    fillColor: "#FF0000",
    fillOpacity: 0.35,
    map,
    bounds: {
      north: 33.685,
      south: 33.671,
      east: -116.234,
      west: -116.251,
    },
  });
}

JavaScript

// This example adds a red rectangle to a map.
function initMap() {
  const map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map"), {
    zoom: 11,
    center: { lat: 33.678, lng: -116.243 },
    mapTypeId: "terrain",
  });
  const rectangle = new google.maps.Rectangle({
    strokeColor: "#FF0000",
    strokeOpacity: 0.8,
    strokeWeight: 2,
    fillColor: "#FF0000",
    fillOpacity: 0.35,
    map,
    bounds: {
      north: 33.685,
      south: 33.671,
      east: -116.234,
      west: -116.251,
    },
  });
}

CSS

/* Always set the map height explicitly to define the size of the div
       * element that contains the map. */
#map {
  height: 100%;
}

/* Optional: Makes the sample page fill the window. */
html,
body {
  height: 100%;
  margin: 0;
  padding: 0;
}

HTML

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Rectangles</title>
    <script src="https://polyfill.io/v3/polyfill.min.js?features=default"></script>
    <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="./style.css" />
    <script src="./index.js"></script>
  </head>
  <body>
    <div id="map"></div>

    <!-- Async script executes immediately and must be after any DOM elements used in callback. -->
    <script
      src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?key=YOUR_API_KEY&callback=initMap&libraries=&v=weekly"
      async
    ></script>
  </body>
</html>

All

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Rectangles</title>
    <script src="https://polyfill.io/v3/polyfill.min.js?features=default"></script>
    <style type="text/css">
      /* Always set the map height explicitly to define the size of the div
       * element that contains the map. */
      #map {
        height: 100%;
      }

      /* Optional: Makes the sample page fill the window. */
      html,
      body {
        height: 100%;
        margin: 0;
        padding: 0;
      }
    </style>
    <script>
      // This example adds a red rectangle to a map.
      function initMap() {
        const map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map"), {
          zoom: 11,
          center: { lat: 33.678, lng: -116.243 },
          mapTypeId: "terrain",
        });
        const rectangle = new google.maps.Rectangle({
          strokeColor: "#FF0000",
          strokeOpacity: 0.8,
          strokeWeight: 2,
          fillColor: "#FF0000",
          fillOpacity: 0.35,
          map,
          bounds: {
            north: 33.685,
            south: 33.671,
            east: -116.234,
            west: -116.251,
          },
        });
      }
    </script>
  </head>
  <body>
    <div id="map"></div>

    <!-- Async script executes immediately and must be after any DOM elements used in callback. -->
    <script
      src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?key=YOUR_API_KEY&callback=initMap&libraries=&v=weekly"
      async
    ></script>
  </body>
</html>
// This example adds a red rectangle to a map. function initMap() { const map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById("map"), { zoom: 11, center: { lat: 33.678, lng: -116.243 }, mapTypeId: "terrain", }); const rectangle = new google.maps.Rectangle({ strokeColor: "#FF0000", strokeOpacity: 0.8, strokeWeight: 2, fillColor: "#FF0000", fillOpacity: 0.35, map, bounds: { north: 33.685, south: 33.671, east: -116.234, west: -116.251, }, }); }
/* Always set the map height explicitly to define the size of the div * element that contains the map. */ #map { height: 100%; } /* Optional: Makes the sample page fill the window. */ html, body { height: 100%; margin: 0; padding: 0; }
<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <title>Rectangles</title> <script src="https://polyfill.io/v3/polyfill.min.js?features=default"></script> <!-- jsFiddle will insert css and js --> </head> <body> <div id="map"></div> <!-- Async script executes immediately and must be after any DOM elements used in callback. --> <script src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?key=AIzaSyBIwzALxUPNbatRBj3Xi1Uhp0fFzwWNBkE&callback=initMap&libraries=&v=weekly" async ></script> </body> </html>

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Run Locally

Node.js is required to run this sample locally. Follow these instructions to install Node.js and NPM.

npx @googlemaps/js-samples init rectangle-simple DESTINATION_FOLDER

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