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A basemap for Datasette and datasette-leaflet

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A basemap for Datasette and datasette-leaflet


Install this plugin in the same environment as Datasette.

$ datasette install datasette-basemap


This plugin will make a basemap database available containing OpenStreetMap tiles in the mbtiles format. It is designed for use with the datasette-tiles tile server plugin.


You can preview this map at and browse the database directly at


The data bundled with this package is © OpenStreetMap contributors, licensed under the Open Data Commons Open Database License. See this page for more details.


To set up this plugin locally, first checkout the code. Then create a new virtual environment:

cd datasette-basemap
python3 -mvenv venv
source venv/bin/activate

Or if you are using pipenv:

pipenv shell

Now install the dependencies and tests:

pip install -e '.[test]'

To run the tests:


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