Represents a rectangular geographical area on a map.

var southWest = L.latLng(40.712, -74.227),
	northEast = L.latLng(40.774, -74.125),
	bounds = L.latLngBounds(southWest, northEast);

All Leaflet methods that accept LatLngBounds objects also accept them in a simple Array form (unless noted otherwise), so the bounds example above can be passed like this:

	[40.712, -74.227],
	[40.774, -74.125]


Factory Description
L.latLngBounds( <LatLng> southWest, <LatLng> northEast ) Creates a latLngBounds object by defining south-west and north-east corners of the rectangle.
L.latLngBounds( <LatLng[]> latlngs ) Creates a LatLngBounds object defined by the geographical points it contains. Very useful for zooming the map to fit a particular set of locations with fitBounds.


Method Returns Description
extend( <LatLng|LatLngBounds> latlng ) this Extends the bounds to contain the given point or bounds.
getSouthWest() LatLng Returns the south-west point of the bounds.
getNorthEast() LatLng Returns the north-east point of the bounds.
getNorthWest() LatLng Returns the north-west point of the bounds.
getSouthEast() LatLng Returns the south-east point of the bounds.
getWest() Number Returns the west longitude of the bounds.
getSouth() Number Returns the south latitude of the bounds.
getEast() Number Returns the east longitude of the bounds.
getNorth() Number Returns the north latitude of the bounds.
getCenter() LatLng Returns the center point of the bounds.
contains( <LatLngBounds> otherBounds ) Boolean Returns true if the rectangle contains the given one.
contains( <LatLng> latlng ) Boolean Returns true if the rectangle contains the given point.
intersects( <LatLngBounds> otherBounds ) Boolean Returns true if the rectangle intersects the given bounds.
equals( <LatLngBounds> otherBounds ) Boolean Returns true if the rectangle is equivalent (within a small margin of error) to the given bounds.
toBBoxString() String Returns a string with bounding box coordinates in a 'southwest_lng,southwest_lat,northeast_lng,northeast_lat' format. Useful for sending requests to web services that return geo data.
pad( <Number> bufferRatio ) LatLngBounds Returns bigger bounds created by extending the current bounds by a given percentage in each direction.
isValid() Boolean Returns true if the bounds are properly initialized.