When adding a new layer with Google Maps on a new project on QGIS, I am getting the world map. Is there an option where I can set the default center?

Initial view when adding an XYZ Google Map Tile.

I did this trough adding an XYZ Tile connection with the Google Maps XYZ Tile URL https://mt1.google.com/vt/lyrs=r&x={x}&y={y}&z={z}

Initial view when adding an XYZ Google Map Tile

I want to know if there is a way to set the view of the Tile like this:

Centered view

  • Can you please describe the way you bring Google Maps into QGIS ? Is it happening via a Plugin or as a TMS ?
    – Taras
    Feb 16, 2022 at 7:17


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