A vector tile is a lightweight data format for storing geospatial vector data, such as points, lines, and polygons.
Vector tiles are used to create Mapbox vector tilesets. Vector tiles can be used as sources for styles or queried directly to create interactive experiences with the Mapbox Mobile SDKs and Mapbox GL JS.
Vector tiles encode geographic information according to the Vector tile specification.
- Learn more about how vector tiles work in the vector tiles reference documentation.