Please note that as of October 24, 2014, the Nokia Developer Wiki will no longer be accepting user contributions, including new entries, edits and comments, as we begin transitioning to our new home, in the Windows Phone Development Wiki. We plan to move over the majority of the existing entries over the next few weeks. Thanks for all your past and future contributions.
HERE Maps API - How to draw a circle
This article explains how to draw a circle on HERE Maps.
HERE Maps API supported web browser (basically any modern web browser)
Important note about maps credentials
Nokia provides several services options within the Maps API offering. The service is free to use, but you must obtain and use authentication and authorization credentials to use the services. Please read the Terms and Conditions and check the Pricing Plans page to decide which business model best fits your needs. Authentication requires unique Maps API credentials, namely an AppId and a token. You can get these credentials free for free following the instructions here
The API definition:
new nokia.maps.map.Circle (center, radius, props)
In the example below, we create a simple circle with coloured fill and outline.
// The center or the circle will be on longitude 50.0361,
// latitude 8.5619
// The radius of the circle in meters
strokeColor: "#829f", // Color of the perimeter
color: "#829f" // Color of the circle
A working example displaying a circle over India can be found at:
For more on the HERE Maps API
Please check out the HERE Maps API full documentation and API reference here:
You may also access the interactive API explorer
- Google Chrome 20.x
- Mozilla Firefox 12.x