Place Search and Geocoding API

Place Search and Geocoding API

The Place Search and Geocoding API simplifies geospatial data retrieval, offering precise location information for diverse applications.

API description

About the API:  

In our increasingly interconnected world, accurate geospatial data has become the cornerstone of modern applications, underpinning everything from location-based services to logistics optimization. The Place Search and Geocoding API is a versatile and powerful tool that simplifies the retrieval of precise location information, seamlessly accommodating both textual queries and latitude-longitude coordinates.

Geospatial data, which encompasses information about specific geographic locations, has become a critical asset for contemporary applications. Its influence extends to a variety of areas:

Geolocation services: Whether facilitating carpooling, food delivery or navigation, the ability to pinpoint a user's location is critical.

Navigation and routing: Optimal vehicle and pedestrian routes, distance traveled calculations, and estimated arrival times depend on accurate location data.

Real-time weather updates: Location-specific weather forecasts and alerts ensure users are prepared for prevailing weather conditions.

The Place Search and Geocoding API is proving to be an invaluable tool that streamlines access to accurate geospatial data. This API has a wide range of functions tailored to the diverse needs of developers and businesses:

Location by Query: Users can obtain location data by providing a textual query, such as an address, the name of a city or a point of interest. The API's robust search capabilities ensure that the most relevant location information is retrieved.

Latitude and longitude search: The API also supports requests based on latitude and longitude coordinates, a boon for applications that rely on GPS data or user-supplied geographic coordinates.

Complete location information: In addition to basic information, the API provides a complete data set that includes a location's name, address, latitude, longitude, zip code and other data. This rich data set increases the accuracy and depth of location-based services.

Integrating the Place Search and Geocoding API into your application is a straightforward process. It supports a wide variety of programming languages and frameworks. Extensive documentation and code samples are usually included to facilitate seamless integration into your project.

In a rapidly evolving world where location-based information is becoming increasingly important, the Place Search and Geocoding API becomes an indispensable asset. Its easy-to-use interface, comprehensive location details and unwavering commitment to accuracy allow you to enrich location-based services, enhance user experience and optimize user operations. Whether you are developing navigation applications, e-commerce platforms or weather forecasting tools, this API gives you effortless access to accurate location information, enabling the creation of more efficient, user-centric applications. In an environment where location is key, this API puts accurate geospatial data at your fingertips, enabling you to deliver world-class services and experiences to your users.

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. Geolocation services: Determining a user's location for ride sharing, sharing apps and location-based recommendations.

  2. Weather forecast: Provide users with location-specific weather forecasts and alerts.

  3. Local search: Enable users to find nearby businesses, restaurants and services based on their queries.

  4. Logistics tracking: Track the movement of goods and assets for efficient supply chain management.

  5. Real estate information: Provide detailed real estate data, including property details and neighborhood information.

Are there any limitations to your plans?

  • Free Plan: 3 API Calls.

  • Basic Plan: 100 API Calls. 100 requests per minute.

  • Pro Plan: 200 API Calls. 100 requests per minute.

  • Pro Plus Plan: 400 API Calls. 100 requests per minute.

  • Premium Plan: 800 API Calls. 100 requests per minute.

API Documentation


To use this endpoint you must indicate a keyword along with a latitude and longitude (optional) in the parameters.


Get Place - Endpoint Features
Object Description
q [Required]
latitude [Optional]
longitude [Optional]
Test Endpoint


                                                                                                                                                                                                                            {"status":0,"data":"Query is missing","code":400,"etype":"2.0"}


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 Place Search and Geocoding 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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To use this API users must enter a keyword along with a latitude and longitude.

There are different plans suits everyone including a free plan for small amount of requests per day, but it’s rate is limit to prevent abuse of the service.

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Zyla provides a wide range of integration methods for almost all programming languages. You can use these codes to integrate with your project as you need.

Place Search and Geocoding API is a tool that provides users with location information by entering a keyword, latitude and longitude.

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