What are basemaps?
A basemap is a reference map on which users can overlay multiple layers of spatial or geographic data upon, such as vector or raster data.
Millions of users rely on CARTO basemaps for their applications - relying on our high-quality cartography to tell stories and gain insights through their location data.
How can I use CARTO basemaps?
Why use CARTO basemaps?
Regular updatesContinuous data updates based on open data sources such as OpenStreetMap.
Scalable & performantAll maps are cached through a global CDN with more than 30 POPs providing highly accurate maps.
Designed by cartographersThe clearest & most beautiful maps out there. Nobody likes an ugly map after all.