What is Woosmap Localities API?
Woosmap Localities API is a web service that returns a great amount of geographical places in response to an HTTP request. Among others are city names, postcodes, suburbs or even airports! You can find the full list of supported types here.
The request specifies a textual search string and optional geographic bounds. It can be used to provide autocomplete functionality for text-based geographic searches.
The Localities API can match on full words as well as substrings. You can therefore send queries as the user types, to provide on-the-fly city names, postcodes, airports, suburb name suggestions…
The Localities API provides worldwide suggestions, unless specified otherwise in the available types.
A Woosmap Localities autocomplete request is an HTTP URL of the following form: