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Change worldview of administrative boundaries

Uses the worldview value to adjust administrative boundaries based on the map's audience. Read more about worldviews.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<meta charset="utf-8" />
<title>Change worldview of administrative boundaries</title>
<meta name="viewport" content="initial-scale=1,maximum-scale=1,user-scalable=no" />
<script src=""></script>
<link href="" rel="stylesheet" />
body { margin: 0; padding: 0; }
#map { position: absolute; top: 0; bottom: 0; width: 100%; }
#menu {
position: absolute;
background: #fff;
padding: 20px;
margin: 20px;
font-family: 'Open Sans', sans-serif;
max-width: 180px;
#worldview-options {
margin-top: 10px;
<div id="map"></div>
<div id="menu">
Display administrative boundaries consistent with the following
<!-- The worldview options will be built dynamically using JavaScript (below). -->
<div id="worldview-options"></div>
mapboxgl.accessToken = '<your access token here>';
var map = new mapboxgl.Map({
container: 'map',
// The worldview data field is only available in styles
// that use the Mapbox Streets v8 tileset
// or Mapbox Boundaries v3 tileset
style: 'mapbox://styles/mapbox/light-v10',
center: [88, 26],
zoom: 4
// List the worldviews options you want users to select from. For
// available worldviews, see
var availableWorldviews = [
code: 'CN',
name: 'China'
code: 'IN',
name: 'India'
code: 'JP',
name: 'Japan'
code: 'US',
name: 'United States'
// Choose a worldview you want to use when the map is first loaded.
// Styles created by Mapbox default to "US" as the initial worldview.
var worldviewOnMapLoad = 'US';
// Build the menu.
// Alternatively, you could hard code the menu in your HTML directly.
var worldviewOptions = document.getElementById('worldview-options');
// Iterate through all availableWorldviews.
availableWorldviews.forEach(function (worldview) {
// Create three new elements for each worldview.
var radioItem = document.createElement('div');
var radioInput = document.createElement('input');
var radioLabel = document.createElement('label');
// Assign attributes based on the worldview.
radioInput.type = 'radio'; = 'toggle-worldview'; = worldview.code;
radioInput.value = worldview.code;
radioInput.checked = worldview.code === worldviewOnMapLoad;
radioLabel.htmlFor = worldview.code;
radioLabel.innerText = worldview.code + ' (' + + ')';
// Append the input and label elements to the radioItem div.
// Append the radioItem div to the worldviewOptions div that
// will contain all the radio buttons.
// Wait for the map to finish loading.
map.on('load', function () {
// Filter the "admin-0-*" layers to display
// administrative boundaries consistent with the
// initial worldview defined above ("CN").
// Get all the worldview option inputs and loop through them.
var inputs = worldviewOptions.getElementsByTagName('input');
for (var i = 0; i < inputs.length; i++) {
// Specify that the switchWorldview function
// (defined below) should run every time an input
// is clicked.
inputs[i].onclick = switchWorldview;
// Create a function that will identify which worldview
// is currently selected and run the filterLayers function
// with that worldview as an argument.
function switchWorldview(option) {
// Update the filter for each "admin-0-*" layer, which contain
// administrative boundaries at the country level.
// These are the same filters used in the Mapbox Light
// style except that the worldview is based on user input.
function filterLayers(worldview) {
// The "admin-0-boundary-disputed" layer shows boundaries
// at this level that are known to be disputed.
map.setFilter('admin-0-boundary-disputed', [
['==', ['get', 'disputed'], 'true'],
['==', ['get', 'admin_level'], 0],
['==', ['get', 'maritime'], 'false'],
['match', ['get', 'worldview'], ['all', worldview], true, false]
// The "admin-0-boundary" layer shows all boundaries at
// this level that are not disputed.
map.setFilter('admin-0-boundary', [
['==', ['get', 'admin_level'], 0],
['==', ['get', 'disputed'], 'false'],
['==', ['get', 'maritime'], 'false'],
['match', ['get', 'worldview'], ['all', worldview], true, false]
// The "admin-0-boundary-bg" layer helps features in both
// "admin-0-boundary" and "admin-0-boundary-disputed" stand
// out visually.
map.setFilter('admin-0-boundary-bg', [
['==', ['get', 'admin_level'], 0],
['==', ['get', 'maritime'], 'false'],
['match', ['get', 'worldview'], ['all', worldview], true, false]
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