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How to import a KML into Google Maps?

Have you just downloaded a KML file and do you want to import and visualize this file in Google Maps? Please watch the tutorial video or read the instructions below for a walk-through of this process.

How to import a KML file into Google Maps? [Guide + Video]

Step-by-Step Guide

  1. Open Google My Maps.
  2. Create a new map.
  3. Press import.
  4. Open your KML file or drag your KML file into the import window.
  5. Congratulations! You have successfully imported a KML file into Google Maps.

Tutorial Video

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