Forward Geocoder on AWS Marketplace Developer's Guide

Find a Specific Location by Identity

Every Geocoder response contains a LocationID that can be used to look up an address again at a later time. It can also be used to look up additional information like an admin shape for the location or to retrieve a different representation of the location like the address in a different language. The LocationID is a hash code generated from address components. The LocationID is not guaranteed to be permanent across map versions. The following example uses the LocationID to retrieve the city shape together with location information: