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Markers and annotations

The Mapbox Maps SDK for Android offers several ways to add markers, annotations, and other shapes to a map. This guide helps you choose the best approach for your application based on factors like interaction requirements, number of features, the need for customizing the style of features, and data sources.

Annotation
Add an annotation to the map.
View annotation
Draw an Android View on top of the MapView.
Style layer
Add many features from a vector source to the map style.

Read more about each method, benefits and limitations of each, available customization options, and how to combine methods in the guides listed below.