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Explore, visualize and download the map data you need to build solutions for cities with ease

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Benefit from highly accurate and customizable city maps from the world’s leading location platform.

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Get comprehensive, robust and advanced location data offerings with over 500 mapping attributes that accurately reflect reality.

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Customize our urban geospatial datasets by layer to have them ready for analysis or AI/ML in a widely-used format.

License and generate the data components you need

Generate stand-alone datasets tailored to your needs and enrich maps without processing large volumes of irrelevant data.

Selectively generate and license our content in thematic layers as self-contained datasets, based on the type of content you need or the specific geographic area in which you operate.

Choose one or all data layers, as well as the cities of your choice from one of the most complete and detailed map datasets available today.

Data layers

Administrative Divisions

This layer includes a full administrative hierarchy as defined in a country, with its corresponding spatial representation of the area. Examples include countries, states, provinces, municipalities, cities or built-up areas.

  • Map data with administrative boundaries and related naming
  • Geocode addresses, streets, admin areas and places based on their corresponding admin areas
  • Resolve an address with its street name based on the city name
  • Connect your external content to enrich the user experience

Buildings

This layer represents two-dimensional building footprints with corresponding attributes (like height and building type) to depict man-made building structures.

  • Map data with building footprints and related naming
  • Download visual renderings of specific buildings
  • Connect your external content to generate customized map solutions with fixed referencing to HERE maps

Destination Signs

This layer represents directional signs as published along roads to inform drivers of destinations the road is heading to.

  • Localize and enrich maps using sign positions, text, images or shapes
  • Optimize road infrastructure maintenance

Hydrography

This layer publishes cartographic content that represents various water features, such as lakes, rivers, bays, oceans and more.

  • Create map data with hydrographic features based on categories or names
  • Create rendered maps for different zoom levels

Land Cover

This layer publishes cartographic content related to the physical coverage of Earth, including natural world information like woodlands, wetlands, grasslands, deserts, or glaciers.

  • Create map data with land cover cartographic features based on categories or names
  • Create map data for different zoom levels
  • Combine with Land Use features to render richer maps with more features

Land Use

This layer publishes cartographic content related to the functional usage of land, including man-made features like airports, shopping centers, amusement parks, animal parks, colleges or universities, hospitals, or cemeteries.

  • Create map data with land use cartographic features based on categories or names
  • Create rendered maps for different zoom levels
  • Combine with Land Cover features to render richer maps with more features

Navigable Roads

This layer represents roads with their corresponding attribution. Publish geometry for the centerline of roads and include attributions to make roads navigable.

  • Render road networks based on specific display attributions
  • Build a navigable graphs for road networks, with a focus on passenger cars
  • Compute routes using basic and more advanced navigable attributions
  • Connect your external data to the HERE road network to enrich your customers' experience
  • Track the whereabouts of assets against the HERE road network
  • Perform basic search and geocoding functions
Places

This layer represents specific places with their corresponding location, as well as related attribution to get more information about a specific place, such as restaurants, hotels, gas stations, shops and more.

  • Search destinations based on specific criteria
  • Enrich the map display based on places
  • Connect external content to HERE Places to enrich the experience
Traffic Restrictions

This layer represents specific paths in the road network where legal or physical restrictions apply.

  • Provide safer and more accurate routes with advanced navigation content that applies to specific road situations
  • Highlight locations in the map display where turn restrictions apply to warn drivers of potentially illegal maneuvers
Traffic Signs

This layer represents signs along the road network to inform drivers of specific situations, such as road conditions, traffic regulations, safety issues or other traffic-related events.

  • Alert drivers regarding specific regulatory and safety-related road situations
  • Localize and enrich maps using sign positions, text, images or shapes
  • Optimize road infrastructure maintenance

Resources

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