Build awesome apps with Google’s knowledge of the real world
Create real-world, real-time experiences with the latest Maps, Routes, and Places features from Google Maps Platform. Built by the Google team for developers everywhere.
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Build a new generation of mapping experience for the web with the power of WebGL.
Customize and style Google boundaries on your maps with Data-driven styling.
Use the open-source Maps Compose library to add maps to your Android apps with Jetpack Compose.
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Bring the real world to your users with interactive maps for the web and mobile.
Display a static map image on your website.
Street view imagery
Add 360° Street View imagery to your apps.
Get the elevation of one or a series of locations.
Provide directions for multiple transportation modes, featuring real-time traffic information.
Calculate travel times and distances for multiple origins and destinations.
Identify nearby roads using coordinates.
Performance optimized version of the Directions API and Distance Matrix API, with additional features.
Places API & SDKs
Integrate Google’s Place details, search, and autocomplete into your apps.
Convert coordinates into addresses and addresses into coordinates.
Get an approximate device location using nearby cell towers and WiFi nodes.
Determine the time zone for a set of coordinates.
Engineering lead Elizabeth Muhm shows how you can use Data-driven styling to display and style Google boundaries on your maps.
Learn about the Maps Compose library that provides Jetpack Compose components in Kotlin for the Maps SDK for Android.
See how the Pulsepoint Foundation uses Google Maps Platform in their app to locate and alert CPR-trained citizens about emergency situations.
Learn how to enable Google Maps Platform APIs and SDKs in the Google Cloud console. APIs and SDKs are available for Maps, Routes, and Places across web and mobile platforms.
Learn how to add a Place Autocomplete input field to a React app.
In this video, Angela Yu gives an overview of what's available through Google Maps Platform APIs and SDKs and shares some sample code for using them.
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Learn how to render 3D objects on the map with WebGL-powered maps features.
Learn how to integrate the Maps SDK for iOS into your mobile apps using SwiftUI.
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Getting started with Google Maps Platform is fast and easy.
Create a billing account. Enable the features you want. Get an API key. Start building.
Learn more in our getting started docs and videos.
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