Python data, leaflet.js maps¶
folium builds on the data wrangling strengths of the Python ecosystem and
the mapping strengths of the
Manipulate your data in Python,
then visualize it in on a Leaflet map via
folium makes it easy to visualize data that’s been manipulated in Python on an interactive leaflet map.
It enables both the binding of data to a map for
as well as passing rich vector/raster/HTML visualizations as markers on the map.
The library has a number of built-in tilesets from OpenStreetMap,
Mapbox, and Stamen, and supports custom tilesets with Mapbox or Cloudmade API keys.
folium supports both Image, Video, GeoJSON and TopoJSON overlays.