Geocoder API Developer's Guide

Location for an Intersection

The user wants to retrieve the latitude and longitude of the intersection of 'S State St & W Madison St, Chicago, IL USA'.

Request

The following GET request uses the parameter street to specify the cross-streets and the parameter city to define in which city to search.

https://geocoder.ls.hereapi.com/6.2/geocode.json
?apiKey={YOUR_API_KEY}
&city=Chicago
&street=State%20%40%20Madison
Note: This example uses a HERE API Key to authenticate your request. For information on other possible options, see Authentication Guide. For examples of how to use the other authentication options with the Geocoder API, see Authentication Examples.

Response

The response to the request contains the following information blocks:
  • metadata about the request
  • information about each address that matches the intersection address, including
    • match quality
    • location information
    • address information
{
  "response": {
  "metaInfo": {
    "timestamp": "2018-11-29T10:26:38.500+0000"
  },
  "view": [
    {
    "result": [
      {
      "relevance": 1,
      "matchLevel": "intersection",
      "matchQuality": {
        "city": 1,
        "street": [
        1,
        1
        ]
      },
      "location": {
        "locationId": "NT_PL5nT7C0c78FqTmyfKw-FA_x_dcbIw9g5JN1KU03adYKFHC",
        "locationType": "address",
        "displayPosition": {
        "latitude": 41.88206,
        "longitude": -87.6278
        },
        "navigationPosition": [
        {
          "latitude": 41.88206,
          "longitude": -87.6278
        }
        ],
        "mapView": {
        "topLeft": {
          "latitude": 41.8831842,
          "longitude": -87.6293099
        },
        "bottomRight": {
          "latitude": 41.8809358,
          "longitude": -87.6262901
        }
        },
        "address": {
        "label": "S State St & W Madison St, Chicago, IL 60603, United States",
        "country": "USA",
        "state": "IL",
        "county": "Cook",
        "city": "Chicago",
        "district": "Loop",
        "street": "S State St & W Madison St",
        "postalCode": "60603",
        "additionalData": [
          {
          "value": "United States",
          "key": "CountryName"
          },
          {
          "value": "Illinois",
          "key": "StateName"
          },
          {
          "value": "Cook",
          "key": "CountyName"
          },
          {
          "value": "N",
          "key": "PostalCodeType"
          }
        ]
        }
      }
      }
    ],
    "viewId": 0
    }
  ]
  }
}