A national geocoding API in the Netherlands

by | Jan 24, 2022


Principle 1, Principle 4, geocoding service, point-based geocoding, machine-readable data, API


This use case demonstrates good practice from the Netherlands on how to set up an open geocoding service API.

The case mainly refers to the recommendations provided within Principle 1 to provide open geocoding services, in this case, a geocoding service API has been developed by the Dutch Cadastre. It also demonstrates a practical implementation of open standards and services that supports a greater data interoperability as recommended by Principle 4.

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