<div id='map'></div>
#map {
  height: 500px;
  width: 1000px;
#map .mapboxgl-popup-content {
  padding: 10px;
  max-width: 300px;
  padding-top: 20px;
#map .mapboxgl-popup-content ul {
  list-style: none;
  margin: 0;
  padding: 0;
  float: left;

#map .mapboxgl-popup-content ul h3 {
  margin: 0 0 10px 0;

#map .mapboxgl-popup-content img {
  width: 30px; 
  margin-right: 10px;
mapboxgl.accessToken = 'pk.eyJ1IjoiYnlmcm9zdC1hcnRpY2xlcyIsImEiOiJjajVsZ3NwZGczMWNtMnFyeTR2cHRnajZ4In0.HOjYrueiLWlhLfhsDCa7wQ';

var map = new mapboxgl.Map({
  container: 'map', //this is the id of the container you want your map in
  style: 'mapbox://styles/mapbox/light-v9', // this controls the style of the map. Want to see more? Try changing 'light' to 'simple'. 
  minZoom: 2 // We want our map to start out pretty zoomed in to start.

map.on('load', function() { //On map load, we want to do some stuff
  map.addLayer({ //here we are adding a layer containing the tileset we just uploaded
    'id': 'countries',//this is the name of our layer, which we will need later
    'source': {
      'type': 'vector',
      'url': 'mapbox://byfrost-articles.74qv0xp0' // <--- Add the Map ID you copied here
    'source-layer': 'ne_10m_admin_0_countries-76t9ly', // <--- Add the source layer name you copied here
    'type': 'fill',
    'paint': {
      'fill-color': '#52489C', //this is the color you want your tileset to have (I used a nice purple color)
      'fill-outline-color': '#F2F2F2' //this helps us distinguish individual countries a bit better by giving them an outline
  map.setFilter('countries', ['in', 'ADM0_A3_IS'].concat(['USA', 'AUS', 'NGA'])); // This line lets us filter by country codes.
  map.on('click', 'countries', function (mapElement) {
  const countryCode = mapElement.features[0].properties.ADM0_A3_IS; // Grab the country code from the map properties.

  fetch(`https://restcountries.eu/rest/v2/alpha/${countryCode}`) // Using tempalate tags to create the API request
    .then((data) => data.json()) //fetch returns an object with a .json() method, which returns a promise
    .then((country) => { //country contains the data from the API request
      // Let's build our HTML in a template tag
      const html = ` 
        <img src='${country.flag}' /> 
          <li><strong>Currencies:</strong> ${country.currencies.map((c) => c.code).join(', ')}</li>
          <li><strong>Capital:</strong> ${country.capital}</li>
          <li><strong>Population:</strong> ${country.population}</li>
          <li><strong>Demonym:</strong> ${country.demonym}</li>
      `; // Now we have a good looking popup HTML segment.
      new mapboxgl.Popup() //Create a new popup
      .setLngLat(mapElement.lngLat) // Set where we want it to appear (where we clicked)
      .setHTML(html) // Add the HTML we just made to the popup
      .addTo(map); // Add the popup to the map

External CSS

  1. https://api.mapbox.com/mapbox-gl-js/v0.38.0/mapbox-gl.css

External JavaScript

  1. https://api.mapbox.com/mapbox-gl-js/v0.38.0/mapbox-gl.js