Reverse Geocode

The Reverse Geocode resource offers the ability to find the nearest address based on querying with geocoordinates.

Submit the HTTP GET request to https://revgeocode.search.hereapi.com/v1/revgeocode with the appropriate parameters for your search.

Example

A user selects a map point on a street in Rome, Italy, identifying point coordinates, and submits the following request to the endpoint:

GET https://revgeocode.search.hereapi.com/v1/
    revgeocode
    ?at=41.89993%2C12.45447
    &lang=en-US

Authorization: Bearer [your token]

The API returns the nearest address - "Via di Porta Cavalleggeri, 71, 00165 Rome Rome, Italy".

The response to the above request looks like the following:

{
  "items": [
    {
      "title": "Via di Porta Cavalleggeri, 71, 00165 Rome, Italy",
      "id": "here:af:streetsection:-mIf.iRKqBlDfek-zjPSdD:CggIBCCuquP2AhABGgI3MQ",
      "resultType": "houseNumber",
      "houseNumberType": "PA",
      "address": {
        "label": "Via di Porta Cavalleggeri, 71, 00165 Rome, Italy",
        "countryCode": "ITA",
        "countryName": "Italy",
        "state": "Latium",
        "county": "Rome",
        "city": "Rome",
        "district": "Aurelio",
        "street": "Via di Porta Cavalleggeri",
        "postalCode": "00165",
        "houseNumber": "71"
      },
      "position": {
        "lat": 41.89991,
        "lng": 12.45449
      },
      "access": [
        {
          "lat": 41.89999,
          "lng": 12.45443
        }
      ],
      "distance": 3,
      "mapView": {
        "west": 12.456,
        "south": 41.89879,
        "east": 12.45298,
        "north": 41.90103
      }
    }
  ]
}

Review the result JSON. You see much more detail about the address. Notice the distance from the map point (in meters).

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