Places (Search) API China - BETA Developer's Guide


This document introduces the Places (Search) API China - BETA and:
  • explains key concepts
  • provides examples
  • documents resources and query parameters
  • documents response structures and data types

Not all of the functionality described in this document is available for China due to missing map content. If you have questions, contact your HERE Account Executive.

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What Is the Places (Search) API China - BETA?

The HERE Places (Search) API China - BETA is a REST API that allows you to build applications where users can search for addresses and places and received detailed information about selected places.

Why Use the Places (Search) API China - BETA?

The Places (Search) API China - BETA provides resources to address the following high-level use cases:
Table 1. Main features of the HERE Places (Search) API China - BETA
Feature Description
Text string search Based on a text string, search for relevant places. The Places (Search) API China - BETA supports a number of different options for these searches, allowing searches based on different options, autosuggestion based on partial search terms and location, and searches based on voice input.
Search for locations nearby Based on a location, search for places in the vicinity. The Places (Search) API China - BETA also allows you to filter by category.