Ready-to-use digital maps for your apps

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Bring the power of location to your applications and workflows with basemaps, which are ready-to-use maps that serve as the geographic foundation for your apps. Access a global collection of basemaps with localized languages and geographies, which can be customized to meet your unique needs.

The benefits of basemaps


Choose a map style

Select a map that meets your needs. Basemaps are interactive and authoritative, including styles that represent topographic features, road networks, footpaths, building footprints, water features, administrative boundaries, and satellite imagery.

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Embed basemaps directly into your app

Quickly add Esri basemaps to your applications. Maps are optimized for web, mobile, and desktop applications.

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Select from more than 40 languages

Ready-to-use maps that give you the ability to localize place labels for any basemap style in the language of your choice.

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Create your account and take advantage of our free tier to access all the features and services of ArcGIS Location Platform. Then, pay only for what you consume with our pay-as-you-go model.

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