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World Bank API

Use the World Bank API to access the most popular World Bank databases, including the Little Data Book, the Worldwide Governance Indicators, Doing Business data, and the World Bank Photo Library. The World Bank API offers 114 indicators from key data sources, 12,000 development photos and data on the World Bank's operations and projects. You might map this information, create a visualization, or mash it up to communicate trends or patterns.

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World Bank: Highlights

Summary
Worldwide indicators, business, and photo databases
Category
Reference
Tags
Protocols
REST
Data Formats
XML, JSON, JSONP, Atom
API home
http://data.worldbank.org/developers 

World Bank: Specifications

Functionality

Client Install Required
No  
Service Endpoint
http://open.worldbank.org/

Signup and Licensing

Signup Requirements
Register for a developer account to obtain API key  
Developer Key Required
Yes  
Account Required
No  
Commercial Licensing
 
Provider
www.worldbank.org  
Managed By
Mashery Mashery  
Non-Commercial Lic.
 
Data Licensing
 
Usage Fees
None, but must show World Bank logo with your app  
Program Fees
 
Certification Program
 
Usage Limits
None specified 
Terms of Service
API Terms of use 

Security

Authentication Model
API Key 
SSL Support
No 
Read-only Without Login
No 

Support

Vendor API Kits
Documentation and tutorial, plus a test location 
Community API Kits
 
API Blog
 
Site Blog
 
API Forum
 
Developer Support
 
Console URL
 

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