All you need is a GIS file in any of the supported formats:
- kml, kmz
- geojson, json, topojson
- shp, dbf, shx, cpg, prj, qix
- mif, mid
- tab, map, id, dat
- gdb, gdbtable, gbdtablx
- tif, geotiff
Notice to OSM: The OSM format can contain a large tree of nested tags. As a result, The OSM driver creates own attribute for each branch of the tree.
The OSM format is specific to OpenStreetMap. The OpenStreetMap project maintains a free database of the world's streets.
An SVG file is a Scalar Vector Graphics file that uses XML based text format for describing the appearance of an image. The word Scalable refers to the fact that the SVG can be scaled to different sizes without losing any quality.