How do I get the current zoom level on Google Maps?

Maps API getZoom() Method The getZoom() method returns the current zoom level of the map.

Why can’t I see streets on Google Maps?

Some street names will not show on the map unless you zoom in enough. This is because Google maps do not allow the street labels to overlap so the space for the street name can only be enough if you zoom right in.

What is the maximum zoom level in Google Map?

Setting up Minimum or maximum Zoom value for Google Maps can be done by adding the shortcode attribute with Store Locator Shortcode, the Maximum value of Google Maps Zoom level is 22, so the defined value must be below or equal to 22 which is default.

How many zoom levels are there in Google Maps?

The range depends on where you are looking at. Some places only have zoom levels of 15 or so, where as other places have 23 (or possibly more). Here are some examples of 23 zoom levels. Google Maps has a getMaxZoomAtLatLng API call you can make to retrieve the max zoom level.

How do you zoom and Pan in Google Maps?

Users can zoom the map by clicking the zoom controls. They can also zoom and pan by using two-finger movements on the map for touchscreen devices. The code for this map is below.

Is there a way to restrict the zoom?

It may be desireable to allow gestures and zoom controls but restrict the map to a particular bounds or a minimum and maximum zoom. To accomplish this you may set the restriction, minZoom , and maxZoom options. The following code and map demonstrate these options.

How big are 256 pixels in Google Maps?

That means 256 pixels are roughly 6.5 cm of length. And that’s 0.065 m. on zoom level 0, the whole 360 degrees of longitude are visible in a single tile. You cannot observe this in Google Maps since it automatically moves to the zoom level 1, but you can see it on OpenStreetMap’s map (it uses the same tiling scheme). Not that easy.