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Title  wikidata:
Description
Map legend
Author
Date
Source
Permission
(Reusing this file)
 Geotemporal data
Map date
Map location  wikidata:
Map projection
Map scale 1:100,000
Heading BSicon numN000.svg
Bounding box
0°N 0°E / 0°N 0°E / 0; 0 0°N 0°E / 0°N 0°E / 0; 0
Square with corners.svg
0°N 0°E / 0°N 0°E / 0; 0 0°N 0°E / 0°N 0°E / 0; 0
Georeferencing

View the georeferenced map in the Wikimaps Warper

 Bibliographic data
Map set / atlas
Map sheet
Map type
Language
Publisher
Printer
Year of publication
Authority control
 Archival data
Accession number
Dimensions
Medium
Inscriptions
Notes
Other versions
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This documentation is transcluded from Template:Map/doc.

Infobox template for map images. Supports both user created maps, historical maps (user scanned or acquired thorough GLAMs)

Usage

{{Map
 |title            =
 |description      =
 |legend           =
 |author           =
 |date             =
 |source           =
 |permission       =
 |map date         =
 |location         =
 |projection       =
 |scale            =
 |heading          =
 |latitude         =
 |longitude        =
 |warped           =
 |set              =
 |sheet            =
 |type             =
 |language         =
 |publisher        =
 |printer          =
 |print date       =
 |institution      =
 |accession number =
 |dimensions       =
 |medium           =
 |inscriptions     =
 |notes            =
 |other versions   =
}}

Template parameters

Those tags are based on {{Institution}} and occupy Institution: namespace.

Parameter Description Default Status
title
Title
title Title of the map. Skip and use description field if map has no title. Use Language templates when translating and boldface the original-language title, for example:
  • {{en|'''The Title of the Map'''.}}
empty optional
wikidata title
Wikidata title
wikidata_title
Wikidata_title
wikidata title Wikidata entity corresponding to the map. Entered like "Q123" empty optional
description
Description
description Description of the map. Required (unless a title was provided)


Description format should use:

  • Multilingual templates like {{en}} or {{de}} to specify the language of the description.
  • Wikilinks to Wikipedia articles. This helps with disambiguation and allows shorter format.
empty optional
legend
Legend
legend Map legend empty optional
author
Author
author Original author of the file; where appropriate, use {{Creator:Name Surname}}. If the work is derived from or depicts works by someone other than the author, the author of the original work should also be mentioned. For example, for a photograph of a sculpture, make a mention of both the sculptor and the photographer. This field should not be used to specify the scanner, finder or uploader of the image; they are not the author. empty required
date
Date
date Date of creation of the original source (digital file, or original artwork) by one of the following ways:
  • for simple dates use ISO 8601 format, e.g. "1234" or "2006-01-15" for "15 January 2006". The following formats are recognized:
  • YYYY
  • YYYY-MM
  • YYYY-MM-DD
  • YYYY-MM-DD hh:mm
  • YYYY-MM-DD hh:mm:ss
empty optional
source
Source
source Information about source of the map. Possible values:
  • {{own}} for works uploaded by the author.
  • {{Derived from}} when it is derived from other files.
  • If image was found on the internet include original URLs (preferably two, embedding web page and image).
  • If image was provided by an institution then provide desired credit line (and if possible URL to the file)
  • If it is a scan from a book than include the book references where you scanned it from (preferably with ISBN and page)
empty required
permission
Permission
license
License
permission License and other usage limitations and warnings. Due to the size of many license templates they are often placed in a separate section below {{information}} template. In such a case please leave this field blank. empty optional
map date
Map date
map_date
Map_date
map date The time or era that the map depicts. Preferably use an ISO date or {{other date}} empty optional
location
Location
location The location that the map depicts. empty optional
wikidata location
Wikidata location
wikidata_location
Wikidata_location
wikidata location The wikidata entity for the depicted place (at that time). Entered like "Q123" empty optional
projection
Projection
projection Map projection. Some standard projection names are recognized and displayed in users language. Those include: See {{I18n/map projection}}. empty optional
scale
Scale
scale Map scale of the printed map. Number "N" specifies the desired map scale as 1:N. See here for more info. If "scale" is not a number than it will be displayed as text. empty optional
heading
Heading
heading
Use abbreviations shown in this image
Map heading to be used to select closest north pointer map symbol. In most maps up-pointing vector follows central vertical longitude line and points North. If that is the case use "N", otherwise provide the compass direction of up-pointing vector as degree values 0-360 (clockwise with north as 0) or a compass point abbreviation (up to 3 letters) as defined in Boxing the compass. Example: heading=NW. See {{Compass rose file}}.
empty optional
latitude
Latitude
latitude Latitude used to describe geographic limits or range. Parameters "latitude" and "longitude" can take several forms, differentiated by number of values provided. The values are separated by "/":
  • 4 values: Latitude and longitude of four corners of the map. Corners have to be in the counter-clockwise order starting with lower left corner, so they are in lower left, lower right, upper right and upper left corner order.
  • 2 values: Latitude and longitude of each edge of the map. Parameter "latitude" will store South/North latitudes of lower/upper edge and parameter "longitude" will store West/East longitudes of left/right edge
  • 1 value: Latitude and longitude of map center.
empty optional
longitude
Longitude
longitude Longitude used to describe geographic limits or range. See "latitude" for details empty optional
warped
Warped
warped Indicates if the map has been georeferenced in the Wikimaps Warper. Any non-empty value will create a link to the map in the Warper instance on labs. empty optional
set
Set
set Containing publication (set/atlas/series/book) empty optional
sheet
Sheet
sheet Sheet reference (in the set e.g. page number/grid square) or Single sheet map. empty optional
type
Type
type Map type: city map, street map, topographic map, road atlas, nautical chart, thematic map empty optional
language
Language
language Language of the map (most of the time, but not always ISO codes). See mw:Extension:CLDR for details. Do not use the {{language}} template, it is already coded into this template. empty optional
publisher
Publisher
publisher map's publisher empty optional
printer
Printer
printer map's printer empty optional
print date
Print date
print_date
Print_date
print date Year of map publication if different from date/year of creation. Use {{other date}} for approximate dates empty optional
ISBN
ISBN International Standard Book Number empty optional
LCCN
LCCN Library of Congress Control Number: Authority data from the Library of Congress. empty optional
OCLC
OCLC Title authority data from Online Computer Library Center. empty optional
institution
Institution
institution Archive, museum or collection owning the map. Use:
(Inventory)Louvre Museum Link back to Institution infobox template wikidata:Q19675
Louvre at night centered.jpg
Native name Musée du Louvre
Location Paris
Coordinates 48° 51′ 37.42″ N, 2° 20′ 15.36″ E Link to OpenStreetMap  Link to Google Maps
Established
Website www.louvre.fr
Authority control
empty optional
accession number
Accession number
accession_number
Accession_number
id
Id
ID
uri
Uri
URI
accession number Museum's accession/id number or URI/URN or some other inventory or identification number. Provide also link to museum database if available. empty optional
dimensions
Dimensions
size
Size
dimensions Dimensions of the artwork: 1D (length), 2D (width × height) or 3D (width × height × depth). Please use {{Size}} formatting template, such as:
  • {{Size|unit=cm|width=76.7|height=83.5}} <— gives Height: 83.5 cm (32.9 in). Width: 76.7 cm (30.2 in).
  • or {{Size|in|31.2|33.87}} <— gives 31.2 × 33.87 in (79.2 × 86 cm), if sizes are given in inches
  • Avoid using Language templates
empty optional
medium
Medium
technique
Technique
medium Medium (technique and materials) used to create map. Use, when possible: empty optional
inscriptions
Inscriptions
inscriptions Description of: inscriptions, watermarks, captions, coats of arm, etc. Use {{inscription}} empty optional
notes
Notes
notes Additional information about the map. empty optional
other versions
Other versions
other_versions
Other_versions
other versions Links to files with very similar content or derived files; use thumbnails or Gallery tags <gallery> </gallery>.

{{F}} enables to show also small icons of these files.

If appropriate, {{Derivative versions}} is useful.
empty optional
help warp
Help warp
helpwarp
Help_warp
help warp Indicates that the maps needs to be georeferenced in the Wikimaps Warper. Any non-empty value will create a link to the map in the Warper instance on labs. The warped parameter overrides this value. empty optional
demo
demo "demo=1" will show all the fields used by the template empty or not. Meant to be used only in template: namespace when demonstrating template fields. Usual form is "demo=<noinclude>1</noinclude>". empty optional
other_fields_1
Other_fields_1
other fields 1
Other fields 1
other_fields_1 Additional table fields. Easiest way to use it is through {{Information field|name=Field Name|value=Field Value}}. There are also other_fields_2,3,4,5 for placing fields in other locations. empty optional

Additional information

The template is intended to be used in the following namespaces: the File namespace

The template is intended to be used by the following user groups: all users

Placement: At the top of the page

Relies on:
{{I18n/map}} (field name translations), {{I18n/map projection}} (translations and Wikipedia links for selected map projections), {{Compass rose file}} (file displayed in header field), {{Map/bbox}} (bounding box)

Localization

To add your language to the list of languages supported by this template, please edit the template and add a row to the "{{LangSwitch|}}" construct. It takes the form "|xx= Your translation " (xx being the code of your language)

Translations are handled by {{I18n/map}} and {{I18n/map headers}} templates