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Google Maps Measuring Distance and Area

On the Google map, you can measure distance between two points and area of the select part.

Measuring Distance and Area In Browser Using Google Maps

Open Google maps in the browser and zoom in to the place where you want to measure the distance. Then click on the map to pin the starting point. Then right click on the point to view the options menu.

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Then click on the Measure distance option in the menu and click on the ending point to which you want to measure distance from the starting point. As soon as you click on the ending point, distance in kilometer and miles will be displayed in overlay window.

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To measure area of a place continue clicking on boundaries of the place till you reach the starting point. As soon as you create the boundary of the place, area of the place will be displayed in the overlay window.

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Measuring Distance and Area Using Google Maps Android APP

Open Google Maps Andorid app, zoom in to the place where you want to measure the distance, then touch a point to pin the starting point for measuring the distance. Overly view for that place with directions, save and share options appears at the bottom.

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Touch the place to view more options.

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Then you need to click Measure distance option, swipe on the map to move the ending point to a desired point, distance will be displayed at the bottom.

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You can add points to measure distance between multiple point by adding points. You need to click add point option at the bottom.

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To measure area using Android phone, you need to use Google Earth app. Open Google earth app, zoo in to the place where you want to measure the area. After you touch a point, measure distance option will be displayed at the bottom.

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Touch on the measure distance option to start measuring the area. Swipe on the map to select the next point and then touch on the Add point option at the bottom.

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Keep adding points to cover the boundary of the place and then close the shape by touching the option at the bottom.

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After closing the shape, area and perimeter will be displayed at the bottom

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