2.4.1. Technical restrictions when creating map items

When you create and edit items on Yandex Map Editor, you must observe certain technical restrictions.

When you get close to going over a limit (for example, if the line you're drawing is going to be too long), you'll see a corresponding message:

The restrictions are listed in the following table:

Map item

Number of

vertexes

(not more than)

Length

in meters

(not more than)

Can

a line

intersection

be deleted?

Can

an item

intersect

with another

item

from the same

category?

Can

an item

intersect with

several

map items

from the same

category?

Are self-intersections

permitted?

Roads 500 30 000 no max. 2

max. 4 *)

no
Areas of riverbed 500 1 500 000 yes max. 2

max. 4 *)

no
Railways 500 500 000 yes max. 2

max. 4 *)

no
Composite hydrographic items 500 2 000 000 no no no no
Vegetation items 500 2 000 000 no no no no
Buildings 150 **) ***) no limits no limits no
Terrain items 500 2 000 000 no max. 2 no no
Territories 500 2 000 000 no max. 2 no no

*) For novice users — 2.

**) Sizes of buildings should not exceed 1500×1500 meters.

***) Lines are not used to draw buildings.

The following restrictions apply to group operations:

  • The maximum number of items that can be moved as a group is 200.

  • The maximum number of items whose attributes can be edited as a group is 200.

When a subscription territory is created, the number of points the polygon has should not exceed 200.