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2664691 - UK map is not represented correctly on geomap when using Point of Interest in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC) & SAP Digital Boardroom


  • After defining UK map as a point of interest, adding it to a geomap in a story displays the UK map in the Africa continent


  • SAP Analytics Cloud Enterprise 

Reproducing the Issue

Prerequisites: Download the shape file using this link

  1. In SAP Analytics Cloud, Create a Point of Interest using the shape file as the source file
  2. For the Spatial Reference ID, use 3857:WGS 84 / Pseudo-Marcator
  3. Click 'Create'
  4. Now Create a Story
  5. Add a blank canvas
  6. Add a Geomap
  7. In the Builder pane, choose the Layer type as 'Point of Interest' type
  8. Under 'Location dimension' add the point of interest created in Step 3
  9. Notice on the map that UK is localised in Africa


The selected shape file is not in a supported format for Point of Interest layer.


Use a supported shape file format per Creating Point of Interest Data from an Esri Shapefile.

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