[OSM-dev] Size of tiles

Eric Fischer enf at pobox.com
Mon Jul 1 21:23:17 UTC 2013


At the equator, the length of a tile is the circumference of the earth
(40,075 km) divided by 2^zoom, so a zoom level 19 tile is 76.4 meters on a
side, for 5837m^2.

Eric

On Mon, Jul 1, 2013 at 2:16 PM, Vince Berubey <screams_3 at hotmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> using Mapnik and the python scripts, I generated tiles from zoom level 0
> to 20. I was curious to find what is the exact size covered by a tile for
> every zoom level.
>
> .i.e: Zoom19= 20m^2
>
> Best regards.
>
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