tmaptools: tools for thematic maps in R
This package offers a set of handy tool functions for reading and processing spatial data. The aim of these functions is to supply the workflow to create thematic maps, e.g. read shape files, set map projections, append data, calculate areas and distances, and query OpenStreetMap. The visualization of thematic maps can be done with the tmap package.
tmaptools is available on CRAN (version 2.0). The development version can be installed as follows:
The latest development version can be installed using