Location Identification API

Location Identification API

Location Identification API is commonly used in applications that require location-based services, such as navigation, asset tracking, and emergency response systems.

API description

About the API:  

The Location Identification API is a web service that allows developers to convert latitude and longitude coordinates into readable location descriptions. The API can be used to obtain various information about a location, such as address, city, state and country. It can also provide details such as zip codes or neighborhood names.

Inverse geocoding is the process of obtaining an address or location description from a set of geographic coordinates. It is a useful tool for mapping applications and services that require location-based information. Reverse geocoding can be performed using several APIs, including the Reverse Geocoding API.

Location Identification API uses geocoding algorithms to match the entered coordinates to a location in a database.

Using the Location Identification API is usually a straightforward process. Developers can integrate the API into their applications using simple RESTful requests. The API requires input parameters, such as latitude and longitude coordinates. Once the request is made, the API returns a response in the form of a structured JSON object. This response contains the location information retrieved from the database.

One of the advantages of using this API is its versatility. The API can be used in a variety of applications, such as navigation systems, weather applications and social networking platforms. It can also be used in conjunction with other APIs, such as mapping and routing APIs, to provide a complete location-based service.

Another advantage of the Location Identification API is its accuracy. The API uses advanced geocoding algorithms and multiple data sources to ensure that the location information it returns is as accurate as possible. This accuracy can be especially important in applications that require precise location information, such as emergency response systems and asset tracking systems. .

In short, it is a powerful tool for obtaining location information from geographic coordinates. It is easy to use, versatile and accurate, making it a valuable resource for developers and businesses that rely on location data.


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. Real-time location services: Can be used in real-time location-based services, such as ridesharing applications, to quickly determine the nearest pick-up and drop-off address or landmark.

  2. Asset tracking: Can be used in asset tracking systems to provide asset location description.

  3. Emergency response: Reverse geocoding APIs can be used in emergency response systems to quickly obtain the address or location description of a caller for faster dispatch of emergency services.

  4. Business intelligence: They can be used in business intelligence applications to provide customer location information, which helps companies make better marketing and product placement decisions.

  5. Weather and environmental monitoring: Can be used in weather and environmental monitoring systems to identify the location of weather stations and environmental sensors.

Are there any limitations to your plans?

2 requests per second.

Basic Plan: 100,000 API Calls. 10 requests per second.

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API Documentation


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

GET https://zylalabs.com/api/2016/location+identification+api/1788/get+location

Get Location - Endpoint Features
Object Description
location [Required]
Test Endpoint


                                                                                                                                                                                                                            {"results":[{"address":"123 Victoria St, London SW1E 6DE, UK","postal_code":"SW1E 6DE","country":"United Kingdom","region":"England","area":"Greater London","street":"Victoria Street","house":"123","location":{"lat":51.507346,"lng":-0.127662},"location_type":"exact","type":"street_address"},{"address":"United Kingdom, London, ヒースロー空港","country":"United Kingdom","region":"England","area":"Greater London","locality":"London","location":{"lat":51.507357,"lng":-0.127774},"location_type":"centroid","type":"poi"},{"address":"3 Whitehall, London SW1A 2DD, UK","postal_code":"SW1A 2DD","country":"United Kingdom","region":"England","area":"Greater London","street":"Whitehall","house":"3","location":{"lat":51.507125,"lng":-0.127218},"location_type":"exact","type":"street_address"},{"address":"GV4C+VX London, UK","country":"United Kingdom","region":"England","area":"Greater London","location":{"lat":51.507204,"lng":-0.127615},"location_type":"centroid","type":"poi"},{"address":"Whitehall, London SW1, UK","postal_code":"SW1","country":"United Kingdom","region":"England","area":"Greater London","street":"Whitehall","location":{"lat":51.507065,"lng":-0.12743},"location_type":"centroid","type":"route"}]}

Get Location - CODE SNIPPETS

curl --location --request GET 'https://zylalabs.com/api/2016/location+identification+api/1788/get+location?location=51.5072,-0.1276' --header 'Authorization: Bearer YOUR_API_KEY' 


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

GET https://zylalabs.com/api/2016/location+identification+api/1789/get+location+by+text

Get Location by text - Endpoint Features
Object Description
address [Required]
Test Endpoint


                                                                                                                                                                                                                            {"results":[{"address":"48 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7DH, UK","postal_code":"WC2H 7DH","country":"United Kingdom","region":"England","area":"Greater London","street":"Leicester Square","house":"48","location":{"lat":51.510204,"lng":-0.130908},"location_type":"exact","type":"street_address"}]}

Get Location by text - CODE SNIPPETS

curl --location --request GET 'https://zylalabs.com/api/2016/location+identification+api/1789/get+location+by+text?address=48 Leicester Square' --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 Location Identification 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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