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Design stunning custom maps with ease. No art background or design software necessary. Use Canva’s free online map maker and create your maps you can add to infographics, documents, presentations, and even websites.

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Better data visualization with our easy-to-use map maker

Canva’s map creator is easy to use and highly intuitive so that anyone can create their own personalized maps, even with no design or cartography background! Make beautiful, personalized designs that reflect your branding and easily incorporate your maps into infographics(opens in a new tab or window), business websites(opens in a new tab or window), flyers(opens in a new tab or window), brochures(opens in a new tab or window), or presentations(opens in a new tab or window).

Jumpstart your data visualization projects with any of our professionally designed map templates. They come with pre-made layouts and map assets that’s perfect for populating data-driven infographics and presentations. Tell better stories by editing the text with your own data, adding country labels, and changing the color scheme—all using our user-friendly drag-and-drop map builder.

How to make a custom map

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Make a custom map

Drag-and-drop map generator

In the old days, mapmaking was the exclusive purview of cartographers. Today anyone that needs to go anywhere can make custom maps to their location of choice, with any context and information they need, in any format they understand best. Digital map makers are easy to use, often free, and give you plenty of room for customization.

Make locator maps to show customers how to get to your store or office, and print these on flyers and posters or post them on your website or social media. Create geographical maps to document your travels and add notes and memos for each location. Or generate city or regional maps when you visit new locations.

Our intuitive map generator lets you easily add arrows and lines to guide map readers to the right locations. Highlight a location by including text, coloring areas, inserting cliparts(opens in a new tab or window), and pinning marker graphics.

Make wayfinding hassle-free

With custom maps pointing the way to your business, your clients and partners don’t have to be navigators to where they need to go. Make maps that only lead to your doorstep, with no other details to distract or confuse your visitors. Draw up a guide through less conventional, but more efficient routes. Highlight specific landmarks that can help guests find you better.

When you make personalized maps, you can also personalize the journey for your visitors. This is especially helpful when making custom maps for wedding invitations, event announcements, and other marketing collateral that includes wayfinding directions.

Highlight map locations and data

With custom maps, you can emphasize specific map locations or data sets that best fits the story you want to tell. Creating a locator map? You can exclude any details (like side streets and markets) that might confuse or disorient users while emphasizing the parts they need to see. Building a Geographical Regions of the World map infographic? It’d be best to highlight the different continents with different colors and to add matching labels. Enjoy full control over how your map looks with Canva’s free map builder.


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