contextily: context geo tiles in Python
contextily is a small Python 3 (3.6 and above) package to retrieve tile maps from the
internet. It can add those tiles as basemap to matplotlib figures or write tile
maps to disk into geospatial raster files. Bounding boxes can be passed in both
EPSG:4326) and Spheric Mercator (
EPSG:3857). See the notebook
contextily_guide.ipynb for usage.
The current tile providers that are available in contextily are the providers defined in the leaflet-providers package. This includes some popular tile maps, such as:
Python 3 only (3.6 and above)
Latest released version, using pip:
pip3 install contextily
conda install contextily
contextily is developed by a community of enthusiastic volunteers. You can see a full list here.
BSD compatible. See