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Give Search APIs a spin at Developer Week Hackathon this February. Learn more.

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Connect users to their next favorite place with Search API and Geocoding API. Build using millions of places and addresses globally.

  • HIGHLY ACCURATE GEOCODING

    Get latitude and longitude from over 418 million address points globally. Batch geocode for easy address verification, geomarketing and geospatial analysis.

  • GLOBAL COVERAGE

    Power your app with a consistent, global database of millions of places, Points of Interest and addresses. Connect to places in over 225 countries and territories.

  • GEOSPATIAL DETAIL

    Choose from over 50 parameters to discover about places across 595 categories. Set geometries or run a polygon search to bias your search results and find treasures within.

  • ENHANCED SEARCH EXPERIENCE

    Easily find relevant places using fuzzy search and autocomplete that’s supported in over 50 languages and includes geobias. Search nearby or along the route. Available for Android™, iOS & Web.

Our products

  • Search API

    Add a search box to your app or website to connect users to millions of places globally. Easily get latitude and longitude from an address or place and vice versa with geocoding and reverse geocoding.

  • Extended Search API

    Make your application stand out with unique information about places. Build the next electric vehicle charging station app by adding real time availability of EV charging stations.

  • Geocoding and Batch Geocoding

    Convert a structured or free-form address into an accurate latitude and longitude. Use our trusted geocoder for address validation, geospatial analysis or to build the best store locator app for your business. Geocode addresses one-by-one or in batches of up to 10,000 in one call.

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  • Reverse Geocoding

    It's simple, get a complete address from latitude and longitude coordinates. Retrieve detailed information about that location, such as speed limits, route number, closest intersection, administrative area, and postal code. Use reverse geocoding to understand location and geographic context of the assets you are tracking.

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  • Fuzzy Search and Autocomplete

    Add a search box with a high tolerance for typos and incomplete entries. Include typeahead, autocomplete, and geobias functionality to return the most relevant results in the fastest way.

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  • Points of Interest Search

    Search for over 100M Points of Interest across 595 categories globally. Choose from over 50 different parameters to discover about places, including different entry points, opening hours, and brand. Run detailed geomarketing analysis or guide your user to their next favorite restaurant.

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  • Search Nearby or Along Route

    Limit the search results to a specific radius around a place or user’s location. Search for places along a planned route to get a coffee break without making a long detour.

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  • Extended Search

    Add additional data about a place. Guide EV drivers to a compatible and available charging station nearby or along their route in the most energy efficient way.

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Brands that are going Places with TomTom Search API

Resources

What is geocoding?

Blog

What is geocoding?

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Fuzzy search

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Understanding fuzzy search.

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Tutorials

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Search along route with Maps SDK for Android

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