City Location API

City Location API

The City Location API converts city names from any country into latitude and longitude coordinates, facilitating location-based services and solutions.

API description

About the API:  

In our increasingly interconnected world, the ability to accurately identify geographic coordinates is invaluable across a spectrum of applications, from navigation and logistics to urban planning and business analysis. City Location API emerges as a fundamental tool that offers seamless conversion of any city in any country into precise latitude and longitude coordinates.

At the heart of the City Location API is its direct geocoding capability, which allows users to effortlessly translate city names from any corner of the world to their corresponding latitude and longitude coordinates. With a simple query, users can harness the power of this API to unlock a wealth of location-based information and services. From powering location-based search capabilities in apps to facilitating targeted marketing campaigns based on regional demographics, the possibilities are limitless.

One of the key strengths of the City Location API lies in its flexibility and seamless integration capabilities, making it accessible across a wide range of platforms and applications. With support for multiple industry-standard programming languages and protocols, users can effortlessly incorporate geocoding functionality into web and mobile applications, backend systems, and more.

Additionally, the API's intuitive documentation and user resources allow users to get up to speed quickly and realize its full potential. Whether you're an experienced developer looking to enhance an existing application with location-based features or a novice programmer embarking on your first geocoding project, the City Location API offers an easy-to-use experience that is Adapts to a wide range of skill levels and use cases.

In conclusion, the City Location API stands as a powerful enabler of location-based solutions, offering seamless conversion of city names to latitude and longitude coordinates and vice versa. With its capabilities, seamless integration and unwavering commitment, the API enables users to harness the power of spatial data and unlock new frontiers in innovation and functionality. Whether it's improving user experiences, optimizing logistics operations, or empowering intelligent decision-making, the City Location API serves as a cornerstone for location-aware applications in today's digital landscape.


What this API receives and what your API provides (input/output)?

It will receive parameters and provide you with a JSON.


What are the most common uses cases of this API?

  1. Map Services: Powers map applications by converting location names into coordinates for accurate display on maps.

    Location-based marketing: Users leverage geocoding to target customers based on their geographic location for personalized marketing campaigns.

    Navigation Applications: The API allows navigation applications to translate destination names into coordinates, making it easier to plan and navigate routes.

    Real Estate Listings – Real estate platforms use geocoding to accurately map property locations and provide relevant information to potential buyers.

    Weather Forecasting: Geocoding helps weather applications identify geographic locations for which forecasts are needed.

Are there any limitations to your plans?

Besides the number of API calls, there is no other limitation.

API Documentation


To use this endpoint you must indicate the name of a city, it will also have optional parameters such as filtering by state (USA only) in addition to this you can indicate a country.


Location information - Endpoint Features
Object Description
city [Required]
state [Optional]
country [Optional]
Test Endpoint


                                                                                                                                                                                                                            {"is_valid": true, "country": "United States", "country_code": "US", "region_code": "WA", "region": "Washington", "city": "Seattle", "zip": "98111", "lat": 47.6062, "lon": -122.332, "timezone": "America/Los_Angeles", "isp": "Google LLC", "url": ""}

Location information - CODE SNIPPETS

curl --location --request GET '' --header 'Authorization: Bearer YOUR_API_KEY' 


API Access Key & Authentication

After signing up, every developer is assigned a personal API access key, a unique combination of letters and digits provided to access to our API endpoint. To authenticate with the City Location API REST API, simply include your bearer token in the Authorization header.


Header Description
Authorization [Required] Should be Bearer access_key. See "Your API Access Key" above when you are subscribed.

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The City Location API allows users to convert location-based information, such as cities, states, or countries, into geographic coordinates (latitude and longitude), enabling accurate mapping and analysis.

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To use this API, users must indicate a country, city or state and will obtain the geographic coordinates of any country.

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