Follow the link to the Suggested API for your use-case.
|Your Primary Use-Case||Suggested API|
|- Convert customer addresses to coordinates for a delivery service.|
- Pinpoint property locations for a real estate agency.
|Search / Forward Geocoding|
|- Convert fleet vehicle GPS coordinates to addresses for reporting.|
- Translate app user locations into city or neighbourhood names.
- Provide the address of a clicked point on a travel map.
|- Auto-suggest addresses in e-commerce forms as users type.|
- Enhance CRM with real-time partial address completion.
|- Show travelers nearby attractions or ATMs around their hotel.|
- Suggest nearby dining options for a food app.
|- Inform travel app users of a destination's local time zone.||Timezone|
|- Show retail branch locations on a store locator.|
- Display interactive maps of tourist attractions for a travel app.
|- Embed a map of an event venue in email invites.||Static Maps|
|- Calculate optimal routes for ride-sharing drivers.|
- Determine the best delivery route for a logistics company.
|- Correct jumpy GPS data to map fitness app users' running routes accurately on roads.|
- Align erratic delivery app GPS breadcrumbs to actual roads for precision.
|- Optimize delivery routes for a courier service with multiple destinations.||Optimize|
|- Calculate fastest travel times between multiple office locations for scheduling.||Distance Matrix|
|- Identify the closest street to a user's destination for parking apps.||Nearest|
|Search/ Forward Geocoding||Converts a structured or free-form address to coordinates||/v1/search?|
|Reverse Geocoding||Converts coordinates to human-readable street addresses||/v1/reverse?|
|Autocomplete||Offers type-ahead suggestions for incomplete addresses||/v1/autocomplete?|
|Nearby POI||Returns Points of Interest near a specified location.||/v1/nearby?|
|Timezone||Provides time offset data for locations on the surface of the earth.||/v1/timezone?|
|Directions API||Calculate the fastest or most-efficient route between coordinates||/v1/directions|
|Route Optimize API||Finds the most optimum route given a set of destinations||/v1/optimize|
|Map Matching API||Normalize GPS points by snapping them to roads||/v1/matching|
|Distance Matrix API||Computes duration of the fastest route between all pairs of supplied coordinates||/v1/matrix|
|Nearest API||Snaps a coordinate to the street network and returns the nearest n matches.||/v1/nearest|
|Dynamic Maps||Add beautiful, customizable maps to your websites or apps||tiles.locationiq.com/v3/|
|Static Maps||Standalone images (JPG / PNG) that can be displayed on web and mobile||maps.locationiq.com/v3|
|Balance API||Provides a count of request credits left in the user's account for the day||/v1/balance?|
Updated 2 months ago