HERE Map Tile API
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HERE Map Tile v2 Developer's Guide

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This section demonstrates how to start using the HERE Map Tile v2 with a basic use case.

Send a Request

This is a simple example to demonstrate how to send a request. To obtain the most up-to-date daytime basemap tile image that includes a location in Beijing, identified by and column=6744 and row=3104, send the following GET request. The tile's resolution is 256x256 pixels and the format is PNG8.

https://1.base.maps.hereapi.cn/maptile/2.1/maptile/newest/normal.day/13/6744/3104/256/png8
        ?app_id={YOUR_APP_ID}
        &app_code={YOUR_APP_CODE}
The response is a tile of a location in Beijing, China.
Figure 1. Basemap image of a location in Beijing, China
Note: The HERE Map Tile v2 uses different base URLs for different types of map tiles. For more information on which base URLS you should use, see Table 1.

Next Steps

  1. For information on how to construct a request, see Constructing a Request.
  2. For information on map tiles, see Map Tile (maptile). To understand the Mercator Projection, see The Mercator Projection. For the terms and conditions covering this documentation, see the HERE Documentation License.