Python SDK for Mapbox APIs
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A Python client for Mapbox web services

The Mapbox Python SDK is a low-level client API, not a Resource API such as the ones in boto3 or Its methods return objects containing HTTP responses from the Mapbox API.


  • Directions examples, website
    • Profiles for driving, walking, and cycling
    • GeoJSON & Polyline formatting
    • Instructions as text or HTML
  • Distance examples, website
    • Travel-time tables between up to 100 points
    • Profiles for driving, walking and cycling
  • Geocoding examples, website
    • Forward (place names ⇢ longitude, latitude)
    • Reverse (longitude, latitude ⇢ place names)
  • Map Matching examples, website
    • Snap GPS traces to OpenStreetMap data
  • Static Maps examples, website
    • Generate standalone images from existing Mapbox mapids
    • Render with GeoJSON overlays
  • Surface examples, website
    • Interpolates values along lines. Useful for elevation traces.
  • Uploads examples, website
    • Upload data to be processed and hosted by Mapbox.
  • Datasets examples
    • Manage editable collections of GeoJSON features
    • Persistent storage for custom geographic data

Other services coming soon.


$ pip install mapbox


pip install -e .[test]

To run the examples as integration tests on your own Mapbox account

MAPBOX_ACCESS_TOKEN="MY_ACCESS_TOKEN" py.test --doctest-glob='*.md' docs/*.md

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