Dot Map API

This api generates a dot map image. The position of the dot is determined by latitude and longtitude coordinates. You can place a link to the image on the website or elsewhere.

1/ download api key
2/ build a link to a png image
3/ place on your website
Get API Key
World Map

Get API Key

Complete the form. We will send your individual api key by e-mail. The key is needed to build the image link.

Your e-mail

Mandatory field. We do not store your email address on our servers. The email is only needed to send the key.

Your site

The field is optional. You can provide the address of your website. We can use the link to publish a list of pages that use our API.

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Examples of using api. Build a suitable link to display an image of the map with the location point.

Example 1 - worldmap normal and dot red normal size.
World map and dot on Krakow

Example 2 - worldmap medium and dot magenta medium size.
World map and dot on New York

Example 3 - worldmap big and dot big lime big size.
World map and dot on

Example 4 - pl normal and dot yellow normal size (Poland - country map).
Poland country map and dot yellow


Available map types.

World map


small - 128x65 px
normal - 256x130 px
medium - 465x236 px
big - 1024x520 px

Poland - country map

pl or poland

small - 128x125 px
normal - 256x217 px
medium - 465x433 px
big - 1024x953 px

China - country map

cn or china

small - 128x109 px
normal - 256x249 px
medium - 465x395 px
big - 1024x870 px

Image size

The Dot Map API provides three image sizes in each map. Images have a fixed width in pixels. The altitude depends on the type of map and is not defined permanently.
small - Image width 128px (pixel)
normal - Image width 256px
medium - Image width 465px
big - Image width 1024px

Point Type

Currently, only one type of point can be entered: dot

Point size

Location point sizes available.
small - point 1px (pixel)
normal - wheel 6px
medium - wheel 10px
big - wheel 18px

Point color

Field 5 specifies the color of the point. It can take the following values:

  red   navy
  black   yellow
  green   gray
  blue   purple
  white   maroon
  amaranth   orange
  magenta   lime

GPS Coordinates

Lat/Lng for example: -33.8481647,150.7918937
Lat - The latitude takes values from -90 to 90. You can use real numbers. Use a period to separate the decimal point. The maximum length of the field is 11 characters.
Lng - The longitude takes values from -180 to 180. You can use real numbers. Use a period to separate the decimal point. The maximum length of the field is 11 characters.