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Accept coordinates as input to a geocoder

Use the mapbox-gl-geocoder control to search for places using Mapbox Geocoding API, while accepting geographic coordinates provided as input.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<meta charset='utf-8' />
<title>Accept coordinates as input to a geocoder</title>
<meta name='viewport' content='initial-scale=1,maximum-scale=1,user-scalable=no' />
<script src='https://api.tiles.mapbox.com/mapbox-gl-js/v1.4.1/mapbox-gl.js'></script>
<link href='https://api.tiles.mapbox.com/mapbox-gl-js/v1.4.1/mapbox-gl.css' rel='stylesheet' />
body { margin:0; padding:0; }
#map { position:absolute; top:0; bottom:0; width:100%; }
<script src='https://api.mapbox.com/mapbox-gl-js/plugins/mapbox-gl-geocoder/v4.4.2/mapbox-gl-geocoder.min.js'></script>
<link rel='stylesheet' href='https://api.mapbox.com/mapbox-gl-js/plugins/mapbox-gl-geocoder/v4.4.2/mapbox-gl-geocoder.css' type='text/css' />
<!-- Promise polyfill script required to use Mapbox GL Geocoder in IE 11 -->
<script src="https://cdn.jsdelivr.net/npm/es6-promise@4/dist/es6-promise.min.js"></script>
<script src="https://cdn.jsdelivr.net/npm/es6-promise@4/dist/es6-promise.auto.min.js"></script>
<div id='map'></div>
mapboxgl.accessToken = '<your access token here>';
var map = new mapboxgl.Map({
container: 'map',
style: 'mapbox://styles/mapbox/streets-v11',
center: [-79.4512, 43.6568],
zoom: 13
/* given a query in the form "lng, lat" or "lat, lng" returns the matching
* geographic coordinate(s) as search results in carmen geojson format,
* https://github.com/mapbox/carmen/blob/master/carmen-geojson.md
var coordinatesGeocoder = function (query) {
// match anything which looks like a decimal degrees coordinate pair
var matches = query.match(/^[ ]*(?:Lat: )?(-?\d+\.?\d*)[, ]+(?:Lng: )?(-?\d+\.?\d*)[ ]*$/i);
if (!matches) {
return null;
function coordinateFeature(lng, lat) {
return {
center: [lng, lat],
geometry: {
type: "Point",
coordinates: [lng, lat]
place_name: 'Lat: ' + lat + ' Lng: ' + lng,
place_type: ['coordinate'],
properties: {},
type: 'Feature'
var coord1 = Number(matches[1]);
var coord2 = Number(matches[2]);
var geocodes = [];
if (coord1 < -90 || coord1 > 90) {
// must be lng, lat
geocodes.push(coordinateFeature(coord1, coord2));
if (coord2 < -90 || coord2 > 90) {
// must be lat, lng
geocodes.push(coordinateFeature(coord2, coord1));
if (geocodes.length === 0) {
// else could be either lng, lat or lat, lng
geocodes.push(coordinateFeature(coord1, coord2));
geocodes.push(coordinateFeature(coord2, coord1));
return geocodes;
map.addControl(new MapboxGeocoder({
accessToken: mapboxgl.accessToken,
localGeocoder: coordinatesGeocoder,
zoom: 4,
placeholder: "Try: -40, 170",
mapboxgl: mapboxgl
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