Change a map's language

Use setLayoutProperty to switch languages dynamically. For a more complete solution see the mapbox-gl-language plugin.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<meta charset="utf-8" />
<title>Change a map's language</title>
<meta name="viewport" content="initial-scale=1,maximum-scale=1,user-scalable=no" />
<script src="[email protected]/dist/maplibre-gl.js"></script>
<link href="[email protected]/dist/maplibre-gl.css" rel="stylesheet" />
body { margin: 0; padding: 0; }
#map { position: absolute; top: 0; bottom: 0; width: 100%; }
#buttons {
width: 90%;
margin: 0 auto;
.button {
display: inline-block;
position: relative;
cursor: pointer;
width: 20%;
padding: 8px;
border-radius: 3px;
margin-top: 10px;
font-size: 12px;
text-align: center;
color: #fff;
background: #ee8a65;
font-family: sans-serif;
font-weight: bold;
<div id="map"></div>
<ul id="buttons">
<li id="button-fr" class="button">French</li>
<li id="button-ru" class="button">Russian</li>
<li id="button-de" class="button">German</li>
<li id="button-es" class="button">Spanish</li>
var map = new maplibregl.Map({
container: 'map',
center: [16.05, 48],
zoom: 2.9
.addEventListener('click', function (event) {
var language ='button-'.length);
// Use setLayoutProperty to set the value of a layout property in a style layer.
// The three arguments are the id of the layer, the name of the layout property,
// and the new property value.
map.setLayoutProperty('label_country', 'text-field', [
'name:' + language