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Infochimps Geo API

Note: The Infochimps Geo API is no longer available.
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The Geo API suite includes mqueryultiple APIs that allow users to access millions of geographic data points that have been organized using one consistent, unified schema. Users can query by Latitude/Longitude/Radius, Bounding Box, QuadKey, or any valid return key (Wikipedia Page ID, FourSquare Venue ID). The APIs pull data from at least a dozen sources including Wikipedia, Foursquare, Zillow, American Community Survey and more. It uses RESTful calls and responses are formatted in JSON.

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Infochimps Geo: Highlights

Summary
Geographic data and mapping service
Category
Mapping
Tags
Protocols
REST
Data Formats
JSON
API home
http://www.infochimps.com/marketplace/geo 
This is 1 of
8 APIs by Infochimps

Infochimps Geo: Specifications

Functionality

Client Install Required
 
Service Endpoint
http://api.infochimps.com/

Signup and Licensing

Signup Requirements
Account with service, API Key  
Developer Key Required
Yes  
Account Required
Yes  
Commercial Licensing
 
Provider
www.infochimps.com/  
Company
Infochimps  
Non-Commercial Lic.
 
Data Licensing
 
Usage Fees
 
Program Fees
 
Certification Program
 
Usage Limits
 
Terms of Service
www.infochimps.com/terms 

Security

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

Support

Vendor API Kits
 
Community API Kits
 
API Blog
 
Site Blog
blog.infochimps.com/ 
API Forum
 
Developer Support
getsatisfaction.com/infochimps 
Console URL
 

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