Glossary

GeoJSON

GeoJSON is an open standard file format for representing map data. Mapbox web services and APIs serve geospatial data as GeoJSON. GeoJSON is a subset of the JSON format and can be parsed natively by JavaScript and in most modern software.

You can upload GeoJSON files to Mapbox Studio as either datasets, or as tilesets that you can use in a custom map style.

There are several open source tools for converting other geospatial data formats to GeoJSON, including:

Related resources:

Download a sample GeoJSON file
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