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Geocoding Response

Explanation of returned parameters

Place type

Describes the returned location type

venuePoints of interest, businesses, things with walls
addressPlaces with a street address
streetStreets, roads, highways
neighbourhoodSocial communities, neighbourhoods
boroughLocal administrative boundary, currently only used for New York City
localadminLocal administrative boundaries
localityTowns, hamlets, cities
countyOfficial governmental area; usually bigger than a locality, almost always smaller than a region
macrocountyRelated group of counties. Mostly in Europe
regionStates and provinces
macroregionRelated group of regions. Mostly in Europe
countryPlaces that issue passports, nations, nation-states