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Yahoo GeoPlanet API

Manage all geo-permanent named places on Earth. The API provides the vocabulary and grammar to describe the world's geography in an unequivocal, permanent, and language-neutral manner.

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Yahoo GeoPlanet: Highlights

Summary
Geo-referencing service
Category
Mapping
Tags
Protocols
REST
Data Formats
XML, JSON
API home
http://developer.yahoo.com/geo/geoplanet/ 
This is 1 of
58 APIs by Yahoo

Yahoo GeoPlanet: Specifications

Functionality

Client Install Required
No  
Service Endpoint
http://where.yahooapis.com/v1

Signup and Licensing

Signup Requirements
Yes  
Developer Key Required
No  
Account Required
No  
Commercial Licensing
with agreement  
Provider
www.yahoo.com  
Company
Yahoo  
Non-Commercial Lic.
Yes  
Data Licensing
 
Usage Fees
 
Program Fees
 
Certification Program
 
Usage Limits
50k queries per day 
Terms of Service
info.yahoo.com/legal/us/yahoo/api/api-2140.html  

Security

Authentication Model
HTTP Basic Auth 
SSL Support
 
Read-only Without Login
No 

Support

Vendor API Kits
 
Community API Kits
 
API Blog
www.ygeoblog.com/ 
Site Blog
 
API Forum
developer.yahoo.net/forum/index.php?showforum=20  
Developer Support
 
Console URL
 

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