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Markers in JavaScript (ES5) Maps control

Markers are notes used to leave some message on the map. It indicates or marks a specific location with desired symbols on the maps.

The dataSource property has a list of objects that contains data for markers. By default, it displays the bound data at the specified latitude and longitude. Using the visible API, you can enable or disable the markers.

There are two ways to set marker for map.

  • Marker and marker template
  • Adding marker objects to map.

Marker and marker template

The markerSettings.dataSource property has a list of objects that contains the data for Annotation. By default, it displays the bound data at the specified latitude and longitude. The markerSettings.template property is used for customizing the template for markers.

Note: markerSettings is an Array property.

Source
Preview
index.js
index.html
var map = new ej.maps.Maps({
    layers: [{
        shapeData: world_map,
        markerSettings: [
        {
            visible: true,
            template: '<div id="marker4" class="markerTemplate">Europe' +
                '</div>',
            dataSource: [
                { latitude: 49.95121990866204, longitude: 18.468749999999998 }
            ],
            animationDuration: 0,
        },
        {
            visible: true,
            template: '<div id="marker5" class="markerTemplate" style="width:50px">North America' +
                '</div>',
            dataSource: [
                { latitude: 59.88893689676585, longitude: -109.3359375 }
            ],
            animationDuration: 0
        },
        {
            visible: true,
            template: '<div id="marker6" class="markerTemplate" style="width:50px">South America' +
                '</div>',
            dataSource: [
                { latitude: -6.64607562172573, longitude: -55.54687499999999 }
            ],
            animationDuration: 0
        },
        ]
    }]
});
map.appendTo('#element');
<!DOCTYPE html><html lang="en"><head>
    <title>EJ2 Maps</title>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0">
    <meta name="description" content="Typescript UI Controls">
    <meta name="author" content="Syncfusion">
    <link href="index.css" rel="stylesheet">
    
    <script src="world-map.js"></script>
    <script src="usa.js"></script>
    <script src="data.js"></script>
    <script src="california.js"></script>
    <script src="texas.js"></script>
    <script src="africa_continent.js"></script>
    <script src="africa.js"></script>
    <script src="cluster.js"></script>
    
<script src="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/dist/ej2.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
</head>

<body>
    
    <div id="container" style="height: 500px; width: 700px">
        <div id="element"></div>
    </div>
    <svg height="150" width="400">
        <defs>
            <linearGradient id="grad1" x1="0%" y1="0%" x2="0%" y2="100%">
                <stop offset="0%" style="stop-color:#C5494B;stop-opacity:1"/>
                <stop offset="100%" style="stop-color:#4C134F;stop-opacity:1"/>
            </linearGradient>
        </defs>
    </svg>
    <!-- annotation content -->
    <div id="maps-annotation" style="display: none;">
        <div id="annotation">
            <div>
                <p style="margin-left:10px;font-size:13px;font-weight:500">Facts about Africa</p>
            </div>
            <hr style="margin-top:-3px;margin-bottom:10px;border:0.5px solid #DDDDDD">
            <div>
                <ul style="list-style-type:disc; margin-left:-20px;margin-bottom:2px; font-weight:400">
                    <li>Africa is the second largest and second most populated continent in the world.</li>
                    <li style="padding-top:5px;">Africa has 54 sovereign states and 10 non-sovereign territories.</li>
                    <li style="padding-top:5px;">Algeria is the largest country in Africa, where as Mayotte is the smallest.</li>
                </ul>
            </div>
        </div>
    </div>
    <style>
        #annotation {
            color: #DDDDDD;
            font-size: 12px;
            font-family: Roboto;
            background: #3E464C;
            margin: 20px;
            padding: 10px;
            -webkit-border-radius: 2px;
            -moz-border-radius: 2px;
            border-radius: 2px;
            width: 300px;
            -moz-box-shadow: 0px 2px 5px #666;
            -webkit-box-shadow: 0px 2px 5px #666;
            box-shadow: 0px 2px 5px #666;
        }
        .country-label {
            color: white;
            font-size: 25px;
        }
    </style>


<script>
var ele = document.getElementById('container');
if(ele) {
    ele.style.visibility = "visible";
 }   
        </script>
<script src="index.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
</body></html>

Adding marker objects to map

The n number of markers can be added to shape layers with markerSettings.dataSource property. Each dataSource object contains the following list of properties.

  • label - Text that displays some information about the annotation in text format.
  • latitude - Latitude point determine the Y-axis position of annotation.
  • longitude - Longitude point determine the X-axis position of annotation.
Source
Preview
index.js
index.html
var map = new ej.maps.Maps({
    layers: [{
        shapeData: world_map,
        markerSettings: [
            {
                visible: true,
                template: '<div> {{:city}}<div>',
                dataSource: [
                    { latitude: 37.0000, longitude: -120.0000, city: 'California' },
                    { latitude: 40.7127, longitude: -74.0059, city: 'New York' },
                    { latitude: 42, longitude: -93, city: 'Iowa' }
                ]
            }
        ]
    }]
});
map.appendTo('#element');
<!DOCTYPE html><html lang="en"><head>
    <title>EJ2 Maps</title>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0">
    <meta name="description" content="Typescript UI Controls">
    <meta name="author" content="Syncfusion">
    <link href="index.css" rel="stylesheet">
    
    <script src="world-map.js"></script>
    <script src="usa.js"></script>
    <script src="data.js"></script>
    <script src="california.js"></script>
    <script src="texas.js"></script>
    <script src="africa_continent.js"></script>
    <script src="africa.js"></script>
    <script src="cluster.js"></script>
    
<script src="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/dist/ej2.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
</head>

<body>
    
    <div id="container" style="height: 500px; width: 700px">
        <div id="element"></div>
    </div>
    <svg height="150" width="400">
        <defs>
            <linearGradient id="grad1" x1="0%" y1="0%" x2="0%" y2="100%">
                <stop offset="0%" style="stop-color:#C5494B;stop-opacity:1"/>
                <stop offset="100%" style="stop-color:#4C134F;stop-opacity:1"/>
            </linearGradient>
        </defs>
    </svg>
    <!-- annotation content -->
    <div id="maps-annotation" style="display: none;">
        <div id="annotation">
            <div>
                <p style="margin-left:10px;font-size:13px;font-weight:500">Facts about Africa</p>
            </div>
            <hr style="margin-top:-3px;margin-bottom:10px;border:0.5px solid #DDDDDD">
            <div>
                <ul style="list-style-type:disc; margin-left:-20px;margin-bottom:2px; font-weight:400">
                    <li>Africa is the second largest and second most populated continent in the world.</li>
                    <li style="padding-top:5px;">Africa has 54 sovereign states and 10 non-sovereign territories.</li>
                    <li style="padding-top:5px;">Algeria is the largest country in Africa, where as Mayotte is the smallest.</li>
                </ul>
            </div>
        </div>
    </div>
    <style>
        #annotation {
            color: #DDDDDD;
            font-size: 12px;
            font-family: Roboto;
            background: #3E464C;
            margin: 20px;
            padding: 10px;
            -webkit-border-radius: 2px;
            -moz-border-radius: 2px;
            border-radius: 2px;
            width: 300px;
            -moz-box-shadow: 0px 2px 5px #666;
            -webkit-box-shadow: 0px 2px 5px #666;
            box-shadow: 0px 2px 5px #666;
        }
        .country-label {
            color: white;
            font-size: 25px;
        }
    </style>


<script>
var ele = document.getElementById('container');
if(ele) {
    ele.style.visibility = "visible";
 }   
        </script>
<script src="index.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
</body></html>

Marker shapes

The Maps component contains the following marker shapes. You can select any shape using the shape property in markerSettings.

  • Ballon
  • Circle
  • Cross
  • Diamond
  • Image
  • Rectangle
  • Start
  • Triangle
  • VerticalLine
  • HorizontalLine

Multiple marker groups

You can specify multiple marker groups and customize each group of markers separately as demonstrated in the following example.

Source
Preview
index.js
index.html
var map = new ej.maps.Maps({
    layers: [{
        shapeData: world_map,
        markerSettings: [{
            visible: true,
            shape: 'Diamond',
            height: 15,
            fill: "green",
            width: 15,
            dataSource: [
                { 
                    latitude: 37.0000, longitude: -120.0000, name:'California',
                },
                { 
                    latitude: 40.7127, longitude: -74.0059, name:"New York"
                },
                {
                    latitude: 42, longitude: -93, name:'Iowa'                    
                }
            ]
        },
        {
            visible: true,
            dataSource: [{
                latitude: 19.228825, longitude: 72.854118, name: "Mumbai"
            }, {
                latitude: 28.610001, longitude: 77.230003, name: "Delhi"
            }, {
                latitude: 13.067439, longitude: 80.237617, name: "Chennai"
            }],
            shape: 'Circle',
            fill: "blue",
            height: 10,
            width: 10
        }]
    }]
});
map.appendTo('#element');
<!DOCTYPE html><html lang="en"><head>
    <title>EJ2 Maps</title>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0">
    <meta name="description" content="Typescript UI Controls">
    <meta name="author" content="Syncfusion">
    <link href="index.css" rel="stylesheet">
    
    <script src="world-map.js"></script>
    <script src="usa.js"></script>
    <script src="data.js"></script>
    <script src="california.js"></script>
    <script src="texas.js"></script>
    <script src="africa_continent.js"></script>
    <script src="africa.js"></script>
    <script src="cluster.js"></script>
    
<script src="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/dist/ej2.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
</head>

<body>
    
    <div id="container" style="height: 500px; width: 700px">
        <div id="element"></div>
    </div>
    <svg height="150" width="400">
        <defs>
            <linearGradient id="grad1" x1="0%" y1="0%" x2="0%" y2="100%">
                <stop offset="0%" style="stop-color:#C5494B;stop-opacity:1"/>
                <stop offset="100%" style="stop-color:#4C134F;stop-opacity:1"/>
            </linearGradient>
        </defs>
    </svg>
    <!-- annotation content -->
    <div id="maps-annotation" style="display: none;">
        <div id="annotation">
            <div>
                <p style="margin-left:10px;font-size:13px;font-weight:500">Facts about Africa</p>
            </div>
            <hr style="margin-top:-3px;margin-bottom:10px;border:0.5px solid #DDDDDD">
            <div>
                <ul style="list-style-type:disc; margin-left:-20px;margin-bottom:2px; font-weight:400">
                    <li>Africa is the second largest and second most populated continent in the world.</li>
                    <li style="padding-top:5px;">Africa has 54 sovereign states and 10 non-sovereign territories.</li>
                    <li style="padding-top:5px;">Algeria is the largest country in Africa, where as Mayotte is the smallest.</li>
                </ul>
            </div>
        </div>
    </div>
    <style>
        #annotation {
            color: #DDDDDD;
            font-size: 12px;
            font-family: Roboto;
            background: #3E464C;
            margin: 20px;
            padding: 10px;
            -webkit-border-radius: 2px;
            -moz-border-radius: 2px;
            border-radius: 2px;
            width: 300px;
            -moz-box-shadow: 0px 2px 5px #666;
            -webkit-box-shadow: 0px 2px 5px #666;
            box-shadow: 0px 2px 5px #666;
        }
        .country-label {
            color: white;
            font-size: 25px;
        }
    </style>


<script>
var ele = document.getElementById('container');
if(ele) {
    ele.style.visibility = "visible";
 }   
        </script>
<script src="index.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
</body></html>

Customize marker shapes from data source

Bind different colors and shapes to the marker from data source

The location on the map is marked by different marker shapes using shapeValuePath property in markerSettings. Based on the field name in the data source bind the value to the shapeValuePath property. Also, you can customize the marker shape color by binding the color value field name in the data source to the colorValuePath property in markerSettings.

A default marker object is represented by balloon shape. You can set various shapes to the marker object by using shape property in markerSettings. Also, you can change the shapes of the marker from the datasource.

The following shapes are used for the marker object.

  • Circle
  • Rectangle
  • Balloon
  • Cross
  • Polyline
  • Diamond
  • Star
  • Triangle
  • HorizontalLine
  • VerticalLine
  • pentagon
Source
Preview
index.js
index.html
var map = new ej.maps.Maps({
    layers: [{
         shapeData: world_map,
        markerSettings: [{
            visible: true,
            shapeValuePath:'shape',
            colorValuePath:'color',
            dataSource: [
                { latitude: 49.95121990866204, longitude: 18.468749999999998, name:'Europe', color:'red', shape:'Triangle' },
                { latitude: 59.88893689676585, longitude: -109.3359375, name:'North America',
                color:'blue', shape:'Pentagon' },
                { latitude: -6.64607562172573, longitude: -55.54687499999999, name:'South America',
                color:'green', shape:'InvertedTriangle' }
            ]
        }]
    }]
});
map.appendTo('#element');
<!DOCTYPE html><html lang="en"><head>
    <title>EJ2 Maps</title>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0">
    <meta name="description" content="Typescript UI Controls">
    <meta name="author" content="Syncfusion">
    <link href="index.css" rel="stylesheet">
    
    <script src="world-map.js"></script>
    <script src="usa.js"></script>
    <script src="data.js"></script>
    <script src="california.js"></script>
    <script src="texas.js"></script>
    <script src="africa_continent.js"></script>
    <script src="africa.js"></script>
    <script src="cluster.js"></script>
    
<script src="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/dist/ej2.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
</head>

<body>
    
    <div id="container" style="height: 500px; width: 700px">
        <div id="element"></div>
    </div>
    <svg height="150" width="400">
        <defs>
            <linearGradient id="grad1" x1="0%" y1="0%" x2="0%" y2="100%">
                <stop offset="0%" style="stop-color:#C5494B;stop-opacity:1"/>
                <stop offset="100%" style="stop-color:#4C134F;stop-opacity:1"/>
            </linearGradient>
        </defs>
    </svg>
    <!-- annotation content -->
    <div id="maps-annotation" style="display: none;">
        <div id="annotation">
            <div>
                <p style="margin-left:10px;font-size:13px;font-weight:500">Facts about Africa</p>
            </div>
            <hr style="margin-top:-3px;margin-bottom:10px;border:0.5px solid #DDDDDD">
            <div>
                <ul style="list-style-type:disc; margin-left:-20px;margin-bottom:2px; font-weight:400">
                    <li>Africa is the second largest and second most populated continent in the world.</li>
                    <li style="padding-top:5px;">Africa has 54 sovereign states and 10 non-sovereign territories.</li>
                    <li style="padding-top:5px;">Algeria is the largest country in Africa, where as Mayotte is the smallest.</li>
                </ul>
            </div>
        </div>
    </div>
    <style>
        #annotation {
            color: #DDDDDD;
            font-size: 12px;
            font-family: Roboto;
            background: #3E464C;
            margin: 20px;
            padding: 10px;
            -webkit-border-radius: 2px;
            -moz-border-radius: 2px;
            border-radius: 2px;
            width: 300px;
            -moz-box-shadow: 0px 2px 5px #666;
            -webkit-box-shadow: 0px 2px 5px #666;
            box-shadow: 0px 2px 5px #666;
        }
        .country-label {
            color: white;
            font-size: 25px;
        }
    </style>


<script>
var ele = document.getElementById('container');
if(ele) {
    ele.style.visibility = "visible";
 }   
        </script>
<script src="index.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
</body></html>

Marker Zooming

The map is initially scaled to the center value based on the marker distance. This can be achieved by setting shouldZoomInitially property in zoomSettings as true.

Source
Preview
index.js
index.html
var map = new ej.maps.Maps({
    zoomSettings: {
        enable: true,
        horizontalAlignment:'Near',
        shouldZoomInitially: true
    },
    layers: [{
        shapeData: world_map,
        markerSettings: [{
            visible: true,
            dataSource: [
                { latitude: 49.95121990866204, longitude: 18.468749999999998, name:'Europe' },
                { latitude: 59.88893689676585, longitude: -109.3359375, name:'North America' },
                { latitude: -6.64607562172573, longitude: -55.54687499999999, name:'South America'}
            ]
        }],
    }]
});
map.appendTo('#element');
<!DOCTYPE html><html lang="en"><head>
    <title>EJ2 Maps</title>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0">
    <meta name="description" content="Typescript UI Controls">
    <meta name="author" content="Syncfusion">
    <link href="index.css" rel="stylesheet">
    
    <script src="world-map.js"></script>
    <script src="usa.js"></script>
    <script src="data.js"></script>
    <script src="california.js"></script>
    <script src="texas.js"></script>
    <script src="africa_continent.js"></script>
    <script src="africa.js"></script>
    <script src="cluster.js"></script>
    
<script src="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/dist/ej2.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
</head>

<body>
    
    <div id="container" style="height: 500px; width: 700px">
        <div id="element"></div>
    </div>
    <svg height="150" width="400">
        <defs>
            <linearGradient id="grad1" x1="0%" y1="0%" x2="0%" y2="100%">
                <stop offset="0%" style="stop-color:#C5494B;stop-opacity:1"/>
                <stop offset="100%" style="stop-color:#4C134F;stop-opacity:1"/>
            </linearGradient>
        </defs>
    </svg>
    <!-- annotation content -->
    <div id="maps-annotation" style="display: none;">
        <div id="annotation">
            <div>
                <p style="margin-left:10px;font-size:13px;font-weight:500">Facts about Africa</p>
            </div>
            <hr style="margin-top:-3px;margin-bottom:10px;border:0.5px solid #DDDDDD">
            <div>
                <ul style="list-style-type:disc; margin-left:-20px;margin-bottom:2px; font-weight:400">
                    <li>Africa is the second largest and second most populated continent in the world.</li>
                    <li style="padding-top:5px;">Africa has 54 sovereign states and 10 non-sovereign territories.</li>
                    <li style="padding-top:5px;">Algeria is the largest country in Africa, where as Mayotte is the smallest.</li>
                </ul>
            </div>
        </div>
    </div>
    <style>
        #annotation {
            color: #DDDDDD;
            font-size: 12px;
            font-family: Roboto;
            background: #3E464C;
            margin: 20px;
            padding: 10px;
            -webkit-border-radius: 2px;
            -moz-border-radius: 2px;
            border-radius: 2px;
            width: 300px;
            -moz-box-shadow: 0px 2px 5px #666;
            -webkit-box-shadow: 0px 2px 5px #666;
            box-shadow: 0px 2px 5px #666;
        }
        .country-label {
            color: white;
            font-size: 25px;
        }
    </style>


<script>
var ele = document.getElementById('container');
if(ele) {
    ele.style.visibility = "visible";
 }   
        </script>
<script src="index.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
</body></html>

Marker Cluster Expand

The cluster is formed by grouping an identical and non-identical marker from the surrounding area. By clicking on the cluster and setting allowClusterExpand property in markerClusterSettings as true to expand the identical markers. If you zoom in any of the locations of the cluster, the number on the cluster will decrease and the overlapping marker will be split into an individual marker on the map. When you zoom out, it will increase the marker count and then cluster it again.

Source
Preview
index.js
index.html
var map = new ej.maps.Maps({
    zoomSettings: {
        enable: true,
        mouseWheelZoom : true,
    },
    layers: [{
        shapeData: world_map,
        markerClusterSettings: {
            allowClustering: true,
            allowClusterExpand : true,
            shape: 'Circle',
            height: 40,
            width: 40,
            labelStyle : { color: 'white'},
        },
        markerSettings: [{
            visible: true,
            dataSource: [
                { latitude: 49.95121990866204, longitude: 18.468749999999998, name:'Europe' },
                { latitude: 49.95121990866204, longitude: 18.468749999999998, name:'Europe' },
                { latitude: 49.95121990866204, longitude: 18.468749999999998, name:'Europe' },
                { latitude: 49.95121990866204, longitude: 18.468749999999998, name:'Europe' },
                { latitude: 49.95121990866204, longitude: 18.468749999999998, name:'Europe' },
                { latitude: 49.95121990866204, longitude: 18.468749999999998, name:'Europe' },
                { latitude: 49.95121990866204, longitude: 18.468749999999998, name:'Europe' },
                { latitude: 59.88893689676585, longitude: -109.3359375, name:'North America' },
                { latitude: -6.64607562172573, longitude: -55.54687499999999, name:'South America'}
            ]
        }],
    }]
});
map.appendTo('#element');
<!DOCTYPE html><html lang="en"><head>
    <title>EJ2 Maps</title>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0">
    <meta name="description" content="Typescript UI Controls">
    <meta name="author" content="Syncfusion">
    <link href="index.css" rel="stylesheet">
    
    <script src="world-map.js"></script>
    <script src="usa.js"></script>
    <script src="data.js"></script>
    <script src="california.js"></script>
    <script src="texas.js"></script>
    <script src="africa_continent.js"></script>
    <script src="africa.js"></script>
    <script src="cluster.js"></script>
    
<script src="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/dist/ej2.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
</head>

<body>
    
    <div id="container" style="height: 500px; width: 700px">
        <div id="element"></div>
    </div>
    <svg height="150" width="400">
        <defs>
            <linearGradient id="grad1" x1="0%" y1="0%" x2="0%" y2="100%">
                <stop offset="0%" style="stop-color:#C5494B;stop-opacity:1"/>
                <stop offset="100%" style="stop-color:#4C134F;stop-opacity:1"/>
            </linearGradient>
        </defs>
    </svg>
    <!-- annotation content -->
    <div id="maps-annotation" style="display: none;">
        <div id="annotation">
            <div>
                <p style="margin-left:10px;font-size:13px;font-weight:500">Facts about Africa</p>
            </div>
            <hr style="margin-top:-3px;margin-bottom:10px;border:0.5px solid #DDDDDD">
            <div>
                <ul style="list-style-type:disc; margin-left:-20px;margin-bottom:2px; font-weight:400">
                    <li>Africa is the second largest and second most populated continent in the world.</li>
                    <li style="padding-top:5px;">Africa has 54 sovereign states and 10 non-sovereign territories.</li>
                    <li style="padding-top:5px;">Algeria is the largest country in Africa, where as Mayotte is the smallest.</li>
                </ul>
            </div>
        </div>
    </div>
    <style>
        #annotation {
            color: #DDDDDD;
            font-size: 12px;
            font-family: Roboto;
            background: #3E464C;
            margin: 20px;
            padding: 10px;
            -webkit-border-radius: 2px;
            -moz-border-radius: 2px;
            border-radius: 2px;
            width: 300px;
            -moz-box-shadow: 0px 2px 5px #666;
            -webkit-box-shadow: 0px 2px 5px #666;
            box-shadow: 0px 2px 5px #666;
        }
        .country-label {
            color: white;
            font-size: 25px;
        }
    </style>


<script>
var ele = document.getElementById('container');
if(ele) {
    ele.style.visibility = "visible";
 }   
        </script>
<script src="index.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
</body></html>

Enable the Legend for map markers

Legend can be enabled for marker using legendSettings.type as Markers and legend visible as true.Refer the code snippet to enable the legend for the markers.

Source
Preview
index.js
index.html
var map = new ej.maps.Maps({
    legendSettings: {
        visible: true,
        type: 'Markers'
    },
    layers: [{
        shapeData: world_map,
        markerSettings: [
        {
            visible: true,
            legendText: 'city',
            dataSource: [
                { latitude: 37.0000, longitude: -120.0000, city: 'California' },
                { latitude: 40.7127, longitude: -74.0059, city: 'New York' },
                { latitude: 42, longitude: -93, city: 'Iowa' }
            ]
        }
        ]
    }]
});
map.appendTo('#element');
<!DOCTYPE html><html lang="en"><head>
    <title>EJ2 Maps</title>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0">
    <meta name="description" content="Typescript UI Controls">
    <meta name="author" content="Syncfusion">
    <link href="index.css" rel="stylesheet">
    
    <script src="world-map.js"></script>
    <script src="usa.js"></script>
    <script src="data.js"></script>
    <script src="california.js"></script>
    <script src="texas.js"></script>
    <script src="africa_continent.js"></script>
    <script src="africa.js"></script>
    <script src="cluster.js"></script>
    
<script src="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/dist/ej2.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
</head>

<body>
    
    <div id="container" style="height: 500px; width: 700px">
        <div id="element"></div>
    </div>
    <svg height="150" width="400">
        <defs>
            <linearGradient id="grad1" x1="0%" y1="0%" x2="0%" y2="100%">
                <stop offset="0%" style="stop-color:#C5494B;stop-opacity:1"/>
                <stop offset="100%" style="stop-color:#4C134F;stop-opacity:1"/>
            </linearGradient>
        </defs>
    </svg>
    <!-- annotation content -->
    <div id="maps-annotation" style="display: none;">
        <div id="annotation">
            <div>
                <p style="margin-left:10px;font-size:13px;font-weight:500">Facts about Africa</p>
            </div>
            <hr style="margin-top:-3px;margin-bottom:10px;border:0.5px solid #DDDDDD">
            <div>
                <ul style="list-style-type:disc; margin-left:-20px;margin-bottom:2px; font-weight:400">
                    <li>Africa is the second largest and second most populated continent in the world.</li>
                    <li style="padding-top:5px;">Africa has 54 sovereign states and 10 non-sovereign territories.</li>
                    <li style="padding-top:5px;">Algeria is the largest country in Africa, where as Mayotte is the smallest.</li>
                </ul>
            </div>
        </div>
    </div>
    <style>
        #annotation {
            color: #DDDDDD;
            font-size: 12px;
            font-family: Roboto;
            background: #3E464C;
            margin: 20px;
            padding: 10px;
            -webkit-border-radius: 2px;
            -moz-border-radius: 2px;
            border-radius: 2px;
            width: 300px;
            -moz-box-shadow: 0px 2px 5px #666;
            -webkit-box-shadow: 0px 2px 5px #666;
            box-shadow: 0px 2px 5px #666;
        }
        .country-label {
            color: white;
            font-size: 25px;
        }
    </style>


<script>
var ele = document.getElementById('container');
if(ele) {
    ele.style.visibility = "visible";
 }   
        </script>
<script src="index.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
</body></html>

Marker Clustering

Maps provides support to hide and cluster markers when they overlap each other.

The number on a cluster indicates how many overlapped markers it contains. If you zoom any of the cluster locations, the number on the cluster will decrease and you will begin to see the individual markers on the map. When zooming out, the overlapping marker will increase so that you can cluster it again and increase the count over the cluster.

Using the markerClusterSettings.allowClustering API, you can enable or disable this cluster support. The markerClusterSettings API also helps to customize clusters.

The MarkerClusterRendering event occurs when each cluster is rendered. You can also use this to customize the cluster. The markerClusterClick and markerClusterMouseMove events on mouse move and on clicking the cluster.

Source
Preview
index.js
index.html
var maps = new ej.maps.Maps({
     useGroupingSeparator: true,
        format: 'n',
        zoomSettings: {
            enable: true
        },
        titleSettings: {
            text: 'Top 13 largest cities in the World',
            textStyle: {
                size: '16px'
            }
        },
        layers: [
            {
                shapeData: world_map,
                shapeSettings: {
                    fill: '#C1DFF5'
                },
                markerClusterSettings: {
                    allowClustering: true,
                    shape: 'Circle',
                    height: 40,
                    width: 40,
                    labelStyle : { color: 'white'},
                },
                markerSettings: [
                    {
                        visible: true,
                        dataSource: cluster,
                        shape: 'Balloon',
                        tooltipSettings: {
                            visible: true,
                            valuePath: 'area',
                            format: 'City: ${city} <br> Area: ${area}'
                        },
                        height: 20,
                        width: 20,
                        animationDuration: 0
                    },

                ]
            }
        ]
	});
    maps.appendTo('#container');
<!DOCTYPE html><html lang="en"><head>
    <title>EJ2 Maps</title>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0">
    <meta name="description" content="Typescript UI Controls">
    <meta name="author" content="Syncfusion">
    <link href="index.css" rel="stylesheet">
    
    <script src="world-map.js"></script>
    <script src="usa.js"></script>
    <script src="data.js"></script>
    <script src="california.js"></script>
    <script src="texas.js"></script>
    <script src="africa_continent.js"></script>
    <script src="africa.js"></script>
    <script src="cluster.js"></script>
    
<script src="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/dist/ej2.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
</head>

<body>
    
    <div id="container" style="height: 500px; width: 700px">
        <div id="element"></div>
    </div>
    <svg height="150" width="400">
        <defs>
            <linearGradient id="grad1" x1="0%" y1="0%" x2="0%" y2="100%">
                <stop offset="0%" style="stop-color:#C5494B;stop-opacity:1"/>
                <stop offset="100%" style="stop-color:#4C134F;stop-opacity:1"/>
            </linearGradient>
        </defs>
    </svg>
    <!-- annotation content -->
    <div id="maps-annotation" style="display: none;">
        <div id="annotation">
            <div>
                <p style="margin-left:10px;font-size:13px;font-weight:500">Facts about Africa</p>
            </div>
            <hr style="margin-top:-3px;margin-bottom:10px;border:0.5px solid #DDDDDD">
            <div>
                <ul style="list-style-type:disc; margin-left:-20px;margin-bottom:2px; font-weight:400">
                    <li>Africa is the second largest and second most populated continent in the world.</li>
                    <li style="padding-top:5px;">Africa has 54 sovereign states and 10 non-sovereign territories.</li>
                    <li style="padding-top:5px;">Algeria is the largest country in Africa, where as Mayotte is the smallest.</li>
                </ul>
            </div>
        </div>
    </div>
    <style>
        #annotation {
            color: #DDDDDD;
            font-size: 12px;
            font-family: Roboto;
            background: #3E464C;
            margin: 20px;
            padding: 10px;
            -webkit-border-radius: 2px;
            -moz-border-radius: 2px;
            border-radius: 2px;
            width: 300px;
            -moz-box-shadow: 0px 2px 5px #666;
            -webkit-box-shadow: 0px 2px 5px #666;
            box-shadow: 0px 2px 5px #666;
        }
        .country-label {
            color: white;
            font-size: 25px;
        }
    </style>


<script>
var ele = document.getElementById('container');
if(ele) {
    ele.style.visibility = "visible";
 }   
        </script>
<script src="index.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
</body></html>

Refer the API for Marker feature.

See Also