I try to display a country delimitation in a jupyter notebook using folium.

I try the following code

#load country from LSIB
countries = ee.FeatureCollection('USDOS/LSIB_SIMPLE/2017');

#subset the sri-lanka
sri_lanka = ee.Feature(
        ee.Filter.eq('country_co', 'CE'))

# Use folium to visualize the imagery.
mapid = image.getMapId(sri_lanka, {}, 'sri-lanka')

map = folium.Map(location=[80.773137, 7.873592])
    attr='Map Data &copy; <a href="https://earthengine.google.com/">Google Earth Engine</a>',


and I get the following error

TypeError: getMapId() takes from 1 to 2 positional arguments but 4 were given

I don't really get the problem as in the documentation they describe it as:

Get a Map ID for a given asset

Returns the mapId call results, which may be passed to ee.data.getTileUrl or ui.Map.addLayer. Null if a callback is specified.

and this is exactly how I use it in gee.

Any idea ?

1 Answer 1


Your call to getMapId() is done on the wrong object. Simply call it on your feature, with or without visualization params, like this:

mapid = sri_lanka.getMapId()

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