List of Google Maps Domains

This is a list of all domains that are used by Google Maps Platform when Maps components are loaded. Use this list to help set up your firewall configuration, if your Internet access is filtered by a per-domain policy.

Maps JavaScript API

The Maps JavaScript API bootstrap and services (geocoding, driving directions, elevation, KML, some tiles) use the following hostnames:

  • maps.googleapis.com

Static dependencies:

  • maps.gstatic.com

Map tiles and traffic tiles:

  • maps.googleapis.com

Aerial tiles:

  • khmdb0.google.com
  • khmdb0.googleapis.com
  • khmdb1.google.com
  • khmdb1.googleapis.com

Satellite tiles:

  • khm.google.com
  • khm.googleapis.com
  • khm0.google.com
  • khm0.googleapis.com
  • khm1.google.com
  • khm1.googleapis.com
  • khms0.google.com
  • khms0.googleapis.com
  • khms1.google.com
  • khms1.googleapis.com
  • khms2.google.com
  • khms2.googleapis.com
  • khms3.google.com
  • khms3.googleapis.com

Additional hostnames

You may also see the Maps JavaScript API access the following hostnames:

  • googleapis.l.google.com
  • clients.l.google.com
  • maps.l.google.com
  • * mt.l.google.com
  • khm.l.google.com
  • csi.gstatic.com
  • geo0.ggpht.com
  • geo1.ggpht.com
  • geo2.ggpht.com
  • geo3.ggpht.com
  • lh3.ggpht.com
  • lh4.ggpht.com
  • lh5.ggpht.com
  • lh6.ggpht.com
  • cbks0.google.com
  • cbks0.googleapis.com
  • cbks1.google.com
  • cbks1.googleapis.com
  • cbks2.google.com
  • cbks2.googleapis.com
  • cbks3.google.com
  • cbks3.googleapis.com
  • lh3.googleusercontent.com
  • lh4.googleusercontent.com
  • lh5.googleusercontent.com
  • lh6.googleusercontent.com

Google Maps Platform Web Services

The Geocoding API, the Directions API, the Elevation API, the Distance Matrix API, the Maps Static API, the Street View Static API, and the Time Zone API use this hostname:

  • maps.googleapis.com

The Geolocation API uses this hostname:

  • www.googleapis.com

The Roads API uses this hostname:

  • roads.googleapis.com

The Routes Preferred API uses this hostname:

  • routespreferred.googleapis.com

The Maps Tile API uses this hostname:

  • tile.googleapis.com

For other services, refer to the developer documentation. However, as a general rule, services use the following hostname:

  • <servicename>.googleapis.com

Additional web service hostnames

You may also see the Places API access the following hostnames:

  • geo0.ggpht.com
  • geo1.ggpht.com
  • geo2.ggpht.com
  • geo3.ggpht.com
  • lh3.ggpht.com
  • lh4.ggpht.com
  • lh5.ggpht.com
  • lh6.ggpht.com
  • cbks0.google.com
  • cbks0.googleapis.com
  • cbks1.google.com
  • cbks1.googleapis.com
  • cbks2.google.com
  • cbks2.googleapis.com
  • cbks3.google.com
  • cbks3.googleapis.com
  • lh3.googleusercontent.com
  • lh4.googleusercontent.com
  • lh5.googleusercontent.com
  • lh6.googleusercontent.com

Maps Android and iOS SDKs

The Maps SDK for Android and Maps SDK for iOS use these hostnames:

  • clients4.google.com
  • www.google.com
  • csi.gstatic.com

Places Android and iOS SDKs

The Places SDK for Android and Places SDK for iOS use these hostnames:

  • clients4.google.com
  • www.google.com
  • csi.gstatic.com
  • geo0.ggpht.com
  • geo1.ggpht.com
  • geo2.ggpht.com
  • geo3.ggpht.com
  • lh3.ggpht.com
  • lh4.ggpht.com
  • lh5.ggpht.com
  • lh6.ggpht.com
  • cbks0.google.com
  • cbks0.googleapis.com
  • cbks1.google.com
  • cbks1.googleapis.com
  • cbks2.google.com
  • cbks2.googleapis.com
  • cbks3.google.com
  • cbks3.googleapis.com
  • lh3.googleusercontent.com
  • lh4.googleusercontent.com
  • lh5.googleusercontent.com
  • lh6.googleusercontent.com