Geocoder API China - BETA Developer's Guide


This document introduces the Geocoder API China - BETA and:

  • explains key concepts
  • provides examples
  • documents resources and query parameters
  • documents response structures and data types

Not all of the functionality described in this document is available for China due to missing map content. If you have questions, contact your HERE Account Executive.

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What Is the Geocoder API China - BETA?

The HERE Geocoder API China - BETA is a REST API that allows you to:

  • Obtain geocoordinates for addresses
  • Obtain addresses or administrative areas for locations
  • Obtain geocoordinates for known landmarks

Why Use the Geocoder API China - BETA?

The Geocoder API China - BETA provides resources to address the following high-level use cases:

Table 1. Main features of the HERE Geocoder API China - BETA
Feature Description
Request geocoordinates for an address, also known as forward geocoding Submit an address to request the corresponding geocoordinates. Addresses may use structured input or free-form search strings with complete or partial address information. The more detailed the address you submit, the higher the potential match accuracy.
Request an address for a geocoordinate, also known as reverse geocoding Submit a geocoordinate and an optional radius to request the corresponding address.
Request geocoordinates for a known landmark, also known as landmark geocoding Submit the name of a known landmark to request the corresponding geocoordinates.