Google Maps vs. LocationIQ vs. OpenStreetMap

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Description

What is Google Maps?

Create rich applications and stunning visualisations of your data, leveraging the comprehensiveness, accuracy, and usability of Google Maps and a modern web platform that scales as you grow.

What is LocationIQ?

Free and Fast Geocoding Service

What is OpenStreetMap?

OpenStreetMap is built by a community of mappers that contribute and maintain data about roads, trails, cafés, railway stations, and much more, all over the world.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Google Maps?
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Why do developers choose LocationIQ?
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Why do developers choose OpenStreetMap?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Google Maps?
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What are the cons of using LocationIQ?
No Cons submitted yet for LocationIQ
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What are the cons of using OpenStreetMap?
No Cons submitted yet for OpenStreetMap
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Companies

What companies use Google Maps?
1772 companies on StackShare use Google Maps
What companies use LocationIQ?
0 companies on StackShare use LocationIQ
What companies use OpenStreetMap?
30 companies on StackShare use OpenStreetMap

Integrations

What tools integrate with Google Maps?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Google Maps
What tools integrate with LocationIQ?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with LocationIQ
What tools integrate with OpenStreetMap?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with OpenStreetMap

What are some alternatives to Google Maps, LocationIQ, and OpenStreetMap?

  • Leaflet - JavaScript library for mobile-friendly interactive maps
  • Mapbox - Design and publish beautiful maps
  • OpenLayers - A high-performance, feature-packed library for all your mapping needs
  • CARTO - The CARTO platform empowers business analysts, data scientists and more, to turn location data into business outcomes.

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