Custom Tile URL

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Custom Tile Servers

There are many tileservers available that allow you to use specialist maps. Some are commercial and require payment but many are free although some require you to get a PRIVATE_KEY to ensure you don't abuse the usage limits. The details of some of the known free servers are below. Please note Cachly cannot be responsible for the use of these tileservers and they may cease or start charging without warning.

Open Streetmap variants

Various other commercial and open-source services also use OpenStreetMap data as the basis for their maps, such as those provided by Cloudmade and Mapquest. For Cloudmade maps, you need to replace PRIVATE_KEY in the codes below with an API key obtained from Cloudmade.

Map SourceMin zoomMax ZoomCoverageTileserver
OSM018Global streetmaphttp://{s}.tile.openstreetmap.org/{z}/{x}/{y}.png
OSM OpenCycleMap018Global streetmaphttp://tile.opencyclemap.org/cycle/{z}/{x}/{y}.png
OSM Transport018Global streetmaphttp://{s}.tile2.opencyclemap.org/transport/{z}/{x}/{y}.png
Cloudmade (geocaching style)018Global streetmaphttp://{s}.tile.cloudmade.com/PRIVATE_KEY/997/256/{z}/{x}/{y}.png
Cloudmade (web style)018Global streetmaphttp://{s}.tile.cloudmade.com/PRIVATE_KEY/1/256/{z}/{x}/{y}.png
Cloudmade (fine lines)018Global streetmaphttp://{s}.tile.cloudmade.com/PRIVATE_KEY/2/256/{z}/{x}/{y}.png
Cloudmade (no names)018Global (roads with missing names highlighted)http://{s}.tile.cloudmade.com/PRIVATE_KEY/3/256/{z}/{x}/{y}.png
MapQuest018Global streetmaphttp://otile{s}.mqcdn.com/tiles/1.0.0/osm/{z}/{x}/{y}.jpg
Hike&Bike018Global streetmaphttp://toolserver.org/tiles/hikebike/{z}/{x}/{y}.png

OpenCycleMap and Hike&Bike highlight features for hikers and cyclists, while OSM Transport includes public transit features like bus routes.