This is a link for the base map server :

It contain about 23 layers, my question.. let say I want layer number 23 is it possible to get this layer and adding it to google map? Because I don't see on google a way to add this layer by a URL from any map server

  1. I want to get this layer

  2. then add it to google map

What do I need for this?

Any advice or solution for this problem?

  • Hey - do you mean you want to embed it into google map as part of the core data that displays on their webmap? or do you mean you want to display the data atop of the Google Map basemap as an additional layer? – MDHald Mar 1 '16 at 13:51
  • Your Webmap service is calling to a Port which makes it difficult to navigate to. Do you have a URL that has a domain that does not include the port? – MDHald Mar 1 '16 at 13:52
  • @MDHald I want to create my own map using google (my map) maker and I want to add this layer from map server to the basemap , but the only way to add layer is you have to upload it as KML ,CSV ... but how to get this layer from the map server as KML file ? – Zizoo Mar 1 '16 at 14:00
  • @MDHald this the original website for this map wasef.alriyadh.gov.sa – Zizoo Mar 1 '16 at 14:01

This will depend if the Service producer has enabled KML, but will be the easiest way to get a KML format of the service. From here, you can add the content to your google map with no problems.

  • Navigate to the ArcGIS Service Directory of the address you have (I will be using a sample ESRI server)


  • Click the service you are looking to Map( I will use demographics) enter image description here

  • Click the MapServer you wish to have a KML of:


  • scroll to the bottom of the page and select "Generate KML" enter image description here

  • Type in a Name, select the layers you want by using the checkboxes, determine your layer options:

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when you have the KMZ file downloaded you will need to extract the KML file from it. In order to do this you will need 7Zip.

  • Right Click the KMZ file and select 7-Zip>Open Archive. enter image description here

  • In 7-Zip select the file and click Extract.

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  • follow the prompts and select OK. Then you can navigate to where you extracted it to and the file will be there as a KML.

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  • first thing , thank you ... I did the same thing you did exactly but at the end I got the layers with .KMZ just like you after download it you get it kmz , so I try to upload this layer on my map but it reject it ! – Zizoo Mar 1 '16 at 14:17
  • Ya that is one silly thing about ESRI Products. it makes a KMZ instead of a KML. ill add to the answer to explain how to get the KML from it. – MDHald Mar 1 '16 at 14:18
  • I can't verify this but try: 7zx.updatestar.com – MDHald Mar 1 '16 at 15:00

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