Loading vector layers in kml format onto google maps using google maps api

Adding vector layers in KML format onto Google maps using the API is the topic for this post. Using the KML format is a straightforward way of adding vector layers onto a web map using the google maps api.


Below is an example of code lines of html and javascript loading a vector layer –multipolygon feature in KML format – from an external URL to a web map. Explanations are in red text.

loading kml layers onto google maps - Notepad

See live example of the web map at my github repository by clicking:


Or download the plain text file version of the code by clicking here:


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