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import os
import folium

print(folium.__version__)
0.5.0+27.g2d457b0.dirty
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lon, lat = -38.625, -12.875

zoom_start = 8
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m = folium.Map(location=[lat, lon], tiles='OpenStreetMap', zoom_start=zoom_start)

m.save(os.path.join('results', 'TilesExample_0.html'))

m
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m = folium.Map(location=[lat, lon], tiles='Mapbox Bright', zoom_start=zoom_start)

m.save(os.path.join('results', 'TilesExample_1.html'))

m
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m = folium.Map(location=[lat, lon], tiles='Mapbox Control Room', zoom_start=zoom_start)

m.save(os.path.join('results', 'TilesExample_2.html'))

m
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m = folium.Map(location=[lat, lon], tiles='Stamen Terrain', zoom_start=zoom_start)

m.save(os.path.join('results', 'TilesExample_3.html'))

m
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m = folium.Map(location=[lat, lon], tiles='Stamen Toner', zoom_start=zoom_start)

m.save(os.path.join('results', 'TilesExample_4.html'))

m
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m = folium.Map(location=[lat, lon], tiles='Stamen Watercolor', zoom_start=zoom_start)

m.save(os.path.join('results', 'TilesExample_5.html'))

m
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m = folium.Map(location=[lat, lon], tiles='Cartodb Positron', zoom_start=zoom_start)

m.save(os.path.join('results', 'TilesExample_6.html'))

m
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m = folium.Map(location=[lat, lon], tiles='Cartodb dark_matter', zoom_start=zoom_start)

m.save(os.path.join('results', 'TilesExample_7.html'))

m
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Custom tiles

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attr = ('&copy; <a href="http://www.openstreetmap.org/copyright">OpenStreetMap</a> '
        'contributors, &copy; <a href="http://cartodb.com/attributions">CartoDB</a>')
tiles = 'http://{s}.basemaps.cartocdn.com/light_nolabels/{z}/{x}/{y}.png'

m = folium.Map(location=[lat, lon], tiles=tiles, attr=attr, zoom_start=zoom_start)

m.save(os.path.join('results', 'TilesExample_8.html'))

m
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There are plenty tile sources to choose from:

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from IPython.display import IFrame

IFrame('http://leaflet-extras.github.io/leaflet-providers/preview/', width=900, height=750)
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