Get information about a place

API Reference contents

GET geo/id/:place_id

Returns all the information about a known place.

Resource URL

https://api.twitter.com/1.1/geo/id/:place_id.json

Resource Information

Response formats JSON
Requires authentication? Yes (user context only)
Rate limited? Yes
Requests / 15-min window (user auth) 75

Parameters

Name Required Description Default Value Example
place_id required A place in the world. These IDs can be retrieved from geo/reverse_geocode.   df51dec6f4ee2b2c

Example Request

GET https://api.twitter.com/1.1/geo/id/df51dec6f4ee2b2c.json

Example Response

{
  "id": "df51dec6f4ee2b2c",
  "url": "https://api.twitter.com/1.1/geo/id/df51dec6f4ee2b2c.json",
  "place_type": "neighborhood",
  "name": "Presidio",
  "full_name": "Presidio, San Francisco",
  "country_code": "US",
  "country": "United States",
  "contained_within": [
    {
      "id": "5a110d312052166f",
      "url": "https://api.twitter.com/1.1/geo/id/5a110d312052166f.json",
      "place_type": "city",
      "name": "San Francisco",
      "full_name": "San Francisco, CA",
      "country_code": "US",
      "country": "United States",
      "centroid": [
        -122.4461400159226,
        37.759828999999996
      ],
      "bounding_box": {
        "type": "Polygon",
        "coordinates": [
          [
            [
              -122.514926,
              37.708075
            ],
            [
              -122.514926,
              37.833238
            ],
            [
              -122.357031,
              37.833238
            ],
            [
              -122.357031,
              37.708075
            ],
            [
              -122.514926,
              37.708075
            ]
          ]
        ]
      },
      "attributes": {
      }
    }
  ],
  "geometry": null,
  "polylines": [

  ],
  "centroid": [
    -122.46598425785236,
    37.79989625
  ],
  "bounding_box": {
    "type": "Polygon",
    "coordinates": [
      [
        [
          -122.4891333,
          37.786925
        ],
        [
          -122.4891333,
          37.8128675
        ],
        [
          -122.446306,
          37.8128675
        ],
        [
          -122.446306,
          37.786925
        ],
        [
          -122.4891333,
          37.786925
        ]
      ]
    ]
  },
  "attributes": {
    "geotagCount": "6",
    "162834:id": "2202"
  }
}