Mapping the world your way
This API is best for mapping, geolocating, and place searches.
Nominatim API can be used to quickly access a rich library of map data, support different output formats, and provide exact geolocations. It is ideal for geolocation and mapping applications, such as comprehensive address searches and finding exact positions on maps. The API makes the process of designing applications with geolocation capabilities easy and fast.
- Place searches through reverse and forward geocoding
- Address search
- Nominatim search; Interactive and automated search graphical features
- Exact geolocations
- JSON output formats.
Potential use cases
- Real Estate Portal: A service that helps house hunters and real estate brokers to find and identify properties and locations with ease using Nominatim API's precise geocoding and mapping capabilities.
- Public Transit Navigation App: An app that assists commuters with precise route navigation and journey planning, using the precise mapping features of Nominatim API.
- Garbage Pickup Finder: A website or app allowing people to find the locations for scheduled garbage pickups using Nominatim's precise location data.
- Mapquest APIs