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Geocoding API

April 15, 2024

  • Update the Geocoding v6 API documentation to indicate minor additions to the resonse schema, including name_preferred, secondary_address match code and extrapolation, and updated address accuracy types

April 9, 2024

April 4, 2023

  • Update language coverage in the Geocoding API docs to capture improvements on the data side

January 24, 2023

January 4, 2023

  • Updated Local coverage and Limited coverage sections of the Language coverage documentation in the Geocoding API to reflect improved translation coverage in our data.

December 9, 2022

  • Adds documentation for new options for the worldview parameter - ar, ma, ru and tr

February 17, 2022

  • Documented the new ip value for the proximity parameter for the Geocoding API.

October 26, 2020

  • Documented the optional worldview parameter for the Geocoding API.

May 28, 2020

  • Corrected an error in the maximum-supported number of features returned in reverse geocodes.

November 27, 2018

November 19, 2018

  • Added an Objective-C example of batch geocoding using MapboxGeocoder.swift.

September 28, 2018

  • Updates to the Geocoding API documentation:
    • General restructuring of how content is presented, based on work done by the Search team.
    • Added information indicating that the types value poi.landmark is deprecated.
    • Expanded the description for batch geocoding requests.
    • Added routing to the list of available parameters for forward and reverse geocoding requests.
    • Added routeable_points and routable_points.points to the list of potential values in a response from the geocoder.

October 4, 2017

  • Added docs for preview of Geocoding category search for POIs.

August 7, 2017

  • Added documentation for the proximity parameter in the Geocoding API
  • Added documentation for the interpolated response field in the Geocoding API

July 7, 2017

  • Added documentation for the response object of the Geocoding API.

February 21, 2017

November 7, 2016

  • Document the geocoding limit parameter

October 31, 2016

  • Document poi.landmark value for geocoding types query parameter.

July 28, 2016

  • Documents word and length limits of queries to the Geocoding API.

June 16, 2016

  • Updated JS, Python, and CLI geocoding examples to include the {bbox} parameter.

May 11, 2016

  • Adds the new {bbox} parameter of the Geocoding API.

May 6, 2016

  • Added a wikidata property to the Geocoding output example.

April 22, 2016

  • The Reverse Geocoding API documentation said that a reverse geocode returns at most one result per mode, when it in fact returns at most one result per type.

March 15, 2016

  • Fixes the {country} parameter of the Geocoding API, which had been documented incorrectly as {cc}
  • Adds the new {autocomplete} parameter of the Geocoding API

Search API

July 17, 2023

  • Made origin parameter optional for showing eta and distance in /suggest response

June 28, 2022

  • Added examples for queries using the global coverage of the Search API for private beta customers

November 3, 2021

  • Added documentation for the Search API, now in public beta. During the public beta phase, the Mapbox Search API is only available for Japanese-language queries for locations in Japan.