Geocoder API Developer's Guide

Area around a Location

The user wants to retrieve the district surrounding a location in Berlin (52.5309°N 13.3847°E).


The following GET request uses the parameter prox to specify the location of the address are provided and the parameter mode to define the action taken.


The response to the request contains the following information blocks:
  • metadata about the information used in determining the route
  • information about the area, including
    • match quality
    • location information
    • address information
    • map reference information
{"Response": {
  "MetaInfo": {"Timestamp": "2016-11-08T08:51:06.020+0000"},
  "View": [{
    "_type": "SearchResultsViewType",
    "ViewId": 0,
    "Result": [{
      "Relevance": 1,
      "Distance": 0,
      "Direction": 0,
      "MatchLevel": "district",
      "MatchQuality": {
        "Country": 1,
        "State": 1,
        "County": 1,
        "City": 1,
        "District": 1,
        "PostalCode": 1
      "Location": {
        "LocationId": "NT_0ES-GaH3lZzJCuLQBrdw7C",
        "LocationType": "point",
        "DisplayPosition": {
          "Latitude": 52.5309,
          "Longitude": 13.3847
        "MapView": {
          "TopLeft": {
            "Latitude": 52.54063,
            "Longitude": 13.36566
          "BottomRight": {
            "Latitude": 52.50407,
            "Longitude": 13.42965
        "Address": {
          "Label": "Mitte, Berlin, Deutschland",
          "Country": "DEU",
          "State": "Berlin",
          "County": "Berlin",
          "City": "Berlin",
          "District": "Mitte",
          "PostalCode": "10178",
          "AdditionalData": [
              "value": "Deutschland",
              "key": "CountryName"
              "value": "Berlin",
              "key": "StateName"
              "value": "Berlin",
              "key": "CountyName"
        "MapReference": {
          "ReferenceId": "53500282",
          "SideOfStreet": "neither",
          "CountryId": "20147700",
          "StateId": "20187401",
          "CountyId": "20187402",
          "CityId": "20187403",
          "DistrictId": "20187417"

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