Vector service

Service version: 1
Last edit: 2023.08.01


The Map Display API Vector web service suite offers the following service endpoints:


Similar to Maps Raster Tile, the Maps Vector Tile serves data on zoom levels ranging from 0 to 22.


TomTom's global digital map content comprises a large volume of data, and to efficiently transmit map images for display over the internet simultaneously to multiple users. The data are divided into grid sections called tiles.

  • The tiles are rendered at various sizes and available at 23 different zoom levels, ranging from 0 to 22.
  • For zoom level 0, the entire earth is displayed on one single tile, while at zoom level 22, the world is divided into 244 tiles.
  • The format of the tile is formally described using the protobuf schema.
  • The content and the meaning of each tile layer is described in the tile layers description.