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Bring the power of location to your applications and workflows with basemaps. Access a global collection of ready-to-use basemaps with localized languages and geographies. Basemaps are build ready and available in a variety of map styles that can be embedded.

Location as the foundation

Basemaps serve as a foundational layer in your applications. Understand geographical context with maps.

Side by side images of a map and satellite image

Global to local geographies

Basemaps provide realistic depictions of the earth at multiple scales and use authoritative data as reference sources. Available in more than 40 languages, basemaps provide a global digital mapping solution trusted by commercial, governmental, and scientific agencies around the world.

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Customizable by design

Choose from a variety of prepared digital maps that can be personalized to fit your needs. Out-of-the-box map styles include streets, navigation, satellite, imagery, and hybrid. You can choose from light or dark mode or create a customized colorful solution to match your brand.

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Maps made simple

Computer-generated map of Glen Arbor and Glen Lake in Michigan

Choose a map style

Select a map that meets your needs. Maps are interactive and authoritative.

Embed directly into your app

Optimized maps can be quickly added to your mobile and desktop applications.

More than 40 languages

Ready-to-use maps in the language of your choice.


Create custom designs

Let's style a map. Easily select a map style and customize it to suit your needs.

Contact us

Connect with an Esri staff member to learn more about basemaps.