Address Conversion API

Address Conversion API

Address Conversion API transforms human-readable addresses into precise geographic coordinates, facilitating accurate mapping, navigation, and location-based services.

API description

About the API:  

Direct and inverse geocoding are essential processes in modern mapping and location services, as they allow us to bridge the gap between easy-to-understand location descriptions and precise geographic coordinates. These two interconnected techniques enable accurate mapping and navigation, as well as the development of location-aware applications.

Direct geocoding is the process of converting human-readable location information, such as addresses or place names, into geographic coordinates, specifically latitude and longitude. This transformation enables computers and mapping systems to effectively understand and interpret location data. The API's direct geocoding service takes addresses or place names entered by the user and compares them to corresponding geographic coordinates on the Earth's surface. This technology plays a crucial role in the navigation applications we rely on every day, as well as in e-commerce platforms that need to accurately display nearby stores or services.

Reverse geocoding is the counterpart of direct geocoding, and consists of converting geographic coordinates back into human-readable location information. This technique is particularly valuable for mapping applications, where the location of a particular place on the map can provide users with contextual information about nearby landmarks, addresses and points of interest. The API's reverse geocoding service allows users to obtain meaningful location descriptions based on coordinates.

The Address Conversion API provides users with a robust and easy-to-use platform for implementing direct and reverse geocoding functionality. With our well-documented API, users can seamlessly incorporate these features into their applications, improving their overall usability and value.

Both direct and reverse geocoding rely on an extensive location database. This database includes a wide range of geographic features, such as streets, landmarks, neighborhoods and cities. As a user or developer, you can leverage this rich repository to translate between human-readable addresses and precise coordinates with high accuracy.

In conclusion, direct and reverse geocoding, powered by the Address Conversion API, form the foundation of modern mapping and location services. These techniques seamlessly translate human-readable location information and precise geographic coordinates, enabling a myriad of applications that affect our daily lives. Whether it's navigating unfamiliar streets, ordering food or analyzing market trends, the accuracy and versatility of direct and inverse geocoding continue to shape our interconnected world.


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 annotations: Mobile apps or web platforms that allow users to place pushpins or markers on maps benefit from reverse geocoding, which can provide them with accurate descriptions of the location of those markers.

  2. Fitness and health apps: Applications that record users' exercise routes or walks can provide context by converting recorded GPS coordinates into recognizable addresses.

  3. Location-based social networking: Social networking platforms use reverse geocoding to attach location tags to users' posts and photos, allowing them to share their experiences more effectively.

  4. Real estate and property listings: When users search for properties, reverse geocoding can transform the latitude and longitude of each listing into a user-friendly address, which helps identify the property.

  5. Weather services: Weather applications use reverse geocoding to provide localized forecasts, ensuring that users receive accurate weather information specific to their current or chosen location.

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API Documentation


To use this endpoint all you have to do is enter a latitude and longitude in the parameter.


Reverse geocode - Endpoint Features
Object Description
lon [Required]
lat [Required]
Test Endpoint


                                                                                                                                                                                                                            {"success":true,"code":200,"data":{"address":"520 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605, Hoa Kỳ","province":"60605"}}

Reverse geocode - CODE SNIPPETS

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


To use this endpoint all you have to do is enter an address in the parameter.


Forward geocode - Endpoint Features
Object Description
query [Required]
Test Endpoint


                                                                                                                                                                                                                            {"success":true,"code":200,"data":[{"boundingbox":["41.644531","42.0230396","-87.940101","-87.5240812"],"lat":"41.8755616","lon":"-87.6244212","display_name":"Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States","place_rank":16,"category":"boundary","type":"administrative","importance":0.8515295727100248,"icon":""},{"boundingbox":["42.1422982","42.1455099","-87.7992098","-87.7971537"],"lat":"42.1455099","lon":"-87.7992098","display_name":"Chicago, North Shore & Milwaukee, Henrici Drive, Northbrook, Northfield Township, Cook County, Illinois, 60082, United States","place_rank":30,"category":"railway","type":"abandoned","importance":0.4243522234962407},{"boundingbox":["42.1459209","42.1475949","-87.8006125","-87.7995211"],"lat":"42.1472393","lon":"-87.8003803","display_name":"Chicago, North Shore & Milwaukee, Edens Spur, Williamsburg Square, Northfield Township, Cook County, Illinois, 60082, United States","place_rank":30,"category":"railway","type":"abandoned","importance":0.4243522234962407},{"boundingbox":["42.1455099","42.1459209","-87.7995211","-87.7992098"],"lat":"42.1459209","lon":"-87.7995211","display_name":"Chicago, North Shore & Milwaukee, Edens Spur, Lee Acres, Northbrook, Northfield Township, Cook County, Illinois, 60082, United States","place_rank":30,"category":"railway","type":"abandoned","importance":0.4243522234962407},{"boundingbox":["41.8914706","41.9014706","-87.6407194","-87.6307194"],"lat":"41.8964706","lon":"-87.6357194","display_name":"Chicago, 300, West Chicago Avenue, River North, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, 60654, United States","place_rank":30,"category":"railway","type":"station","importance":0.3960833436228193,"icon":""},{"boundingbox":["41.8916529","41.9016529","-87.6331533","-87.6231533"],"lat":"41.8966529","lon":"-87.6281533","display_name":"Chicago, 800, North State Street, Magnificent Mile, Near North Side, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, 60654, United States","place_rank":30,"category":"railway","type":"station","importance":0.3885709817044999,"icon":""},{"boundingbox":["41.8911978","41.9011978","-87.6603579","-87.6503579"],"lat":"41.8961978","lon":"-87.6553579","display_name":"Chicago, 800, North Milwaukee Avenue, West Town, Chicago, West Chicago Township, Cook County, Illinois, 60642, United States","place_rank":30,"category":"railway","type":"station","importance":0.3868347429646153,"icon":""},{"boundingbox":["-33.73745","-33.69745","18.9763167","19.0163167"],"lat":"-33.71745","lon":"18.9963167","display_name":"Chicago, Drakenstein Ward 24, Paarl, Drakenstein Local Municipality, Cape Winelands District Municipality, Western Cape, 7646, South Africa","place_rank":19,"category":"place","type":"suburb","importance":0.375,"icon":""},{"boundingbox":["-18.9735788","-18.9335788","29.7753081","29.8153081"],"lat":"-18.9535788","lon":"29.7953081","display_name":"Chicago, Kwekwe, Midlands, Zimbabwe","place_rank":19,"category":"place","type":"suburb","importance":0.375,"icon":""},{"boundingbox":["41.6534151","41.6535644","-91.5341831","-91.5336817"],"lat":"41.6534745","lon":"-91.53393237502479","display_name":"Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad Passenger Station, Wright Street, Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa, 52240, United States","place_rank":30,"category":"historic","type":"building","importance":0.3745321115064417}]}

Forward geocode - 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 Address Conversion 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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