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Geocoding Response

Explanation of returned parameters

Place type

Describes the returned location type

Value Description
venue Points of interest, businesses, things with walls
address Places with a street address
street Streets, roads, highways
neighbourhood Social communities, neighbourhoods
borough Local administrative boundary, currently only used for New York City
localadmin Local administrative boundaries
locality Towns, hamlets, cities
county Official governmental area; usually bigger than a locality, almost always smaller than a region
macrocounty Related group of counties. Mostly in Europe
region States and provinces
macroregion Related group of regions. Mostly in Europe
country Places that issue passports, nations, nation-states