Welcome to the Highcharts Maps JS (highmaps) Options Reference

These pages outline the chart configuration options, and the methods and properties of Highcharts objects.

Feel free to search this API through the search bar or the navigation tree in the sidebar.


The zoom level of a map. Higher zoom levels means more zoomed in. An increase of 1 zooms in to a quarter of the viewed area (half the width and height). Defaults to fitting to the map bounds.

In a WebMercator projection, a zoom level of 0 represents the world in a 256x256 pixel square. This is a common concept for WMS tiling software.