Create and integrate maps in your R workflow!

This package helps to design cartographic representations such as proportional symbols, choropleth, typology, flows or discontinuities maps. It also offers several features that improve the graphic presentation of maps, for instance, map palettes, layout elements (scale, north arrow, title…), labels or legends.

Cheat Sheet

The cheat sheet displays a quick overview of cartography’s main features.

cartography cheat sheet


The vignette contains commented scripts on how to build various types of maps with cartography:


The following script creates a map of symbols that are proportional to values of a first variable and colored to reflect the classification of a second variable.


  • Development version on GitHub
  • Stable version on CRAN

Alternatives Packages

Community Guidelines

One can contribute to the package through pull requests and report issues or ask questions here.