Limit a collection to the specified number of elements, optionally sorting them by a specified property first.

Returns the limited collection.

FeatureCollection.limit(max, property, ascending)Collection
this: collectionCollectionThe Collection instance.
maxNumberThe number to limit the collection to.
propertyString, optionalThe property to sort by, if sorting.
ascendingBoolean, optionalWhether to sort in ascending or descending order. The default is true (ascending).


Code Editor (JavaScript)

// FeatureCollection of global power plants.
var fc = ee.FeatureCollection('WRI/GPPD/power_plants');

print('First 5 features (power plants)', fc.limit(5));

print('Smallest 5 power plants by capacity in ascending order',
      fc.limit({max: 5, property: 'capacitymw'}));

print('Largest 5 power plants by capacity in descending order',
      fc.limit({max: 5, property: 'capacitymw', ascending: false}));