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Add Ground Overlays on Google Maps

In this example you will learn how to add ground overlays on google map.

Here you can view the output of the example and you can also "try it yourself" by clicking on "Live Demo" button given at the bottom.

Syntax

 var imageBounds = new google.maps.LatLngBounds(      
        new google.maps.LatLng(20.39623, 77.85009),      
        new google.maps.LatLng(22.39623, 80.85009));
  
  historicalOverlay = new google.maps.GroundOverlay(  
      'http://www.techstrikers.com/GoogleMap/Code/images/tools_img.jpg',  
      imageBounds);  
  historicalOverlay.setMap(map); 

Add Ground Overlays on Google Maps Example

<!DOCTYPE html>  
<html>  
  <head>  <!-- www.techstrikers.com -->
    <meta name="viewport" content="initial-scale=1.0, user-scalable=no">  
    <meta charset="utf-8">  
    <title>Add Ground Overlay</title>  
    <style>  
      html, body {  
        height: 100%;  
        margin: 0;  
        padding: 0;  
      }  
      #map {  
        height: 99%; 
        width: 99%;
      }  
    </style>  
        <script src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?callback=initMap&signed_in=true" async defer>  
    </script>  
    <script>  
// This example uses a GroundOverlay to place an image on the map   
var historicalOverlay;  
  
function initMap() {
  var lat_lng = {lat: 22.08672, lng: 79.42444};
  var map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById('map'), {  
    zoom: 6,  
    center: lat_lng  
  });  
  var imageBounds = new google.maps.LatLngBounds(      
        new google.maps.LatLng(20.39623, 77.85009),      
        new google.maps.LatLng(22.39623, 80.85009));
  
  historicalOverlay = new google.maps.GroundOverlay(  
      'http://www.techstrikers.com/GoogleMap/Code/images/tools_img.jpg',  
      imageBounds);  
  historicalOverlay.setMap(map);  
}  
  </script>  
  </head>  
  <body>  
    <div id="map"></div>  
  </body>  
</html>

Above example will produce following output