Forward Geocoder on AWS Marketplace Developer's Guide

Why use the Forward Geocoder on AWS Marketplace?

Use Cases

The Forward Geocoder on AWS Marketplace returns lists of results ranked by relevance for the following use cases:

  • Find geo-location based on complete or partial address information. Address information can be in structured (qualified) or unstructured (single-line entry, un-qualified) form (for example, "street=425 W Randolph&city=Chicago" or "searchtext=425 W Randolph, Chicago").
  • Find street intersection (for example, "Market @ Fell, San Francisco")
  • Find areas such as cities, states, counties, countries and postal codes (for example, "Springfield, IL", "London", "California").
  • Find landmarks of national importance (for example, "Eiffel Tower").