Get locations with trending topics

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GET trends/closest

Returns the locations that Twitter has trending topic information for, closest to a specified location.

The response is an array of "locations" that encode the location's WOEID and some other human-readable information such as a canonical name and country the location belongs in.

A WOEID is a Yahoo! Where On Earth ID.

Resource URL

https://api.twitter.com/1.1/trends/closest.json

Resource Information

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

Parameters

Name Required Description Default Value Example
lat required If provided with a long parameter the available trend locations will be sorted by distance, nearest to furthest, to the co-ordinate pair. The valid ranges for longitude is -180.0 to +180.0 (West is negative, East is positive) inclusive. 37.781157
long required If provided with a lat parameter the available trend locations will be sorted by distance, nearest to furthest, to the co-ordinate pair. The valid ranges for longitude is -180.0 to +180.0 (West is negative, East is positive) inclusive. -122.400612831116

Example Request

GET https://api.twitter.com/1.1/trends/closest.json?lat=37.781157&long=-122.400612831116

Example Response

[
  {
    "country": "Australia",
    "countryCode": "AU",
    "name": "Australia",
    "parentid": 1,
    "placeType": {
      "code": 12,
      "name": "Country"
    },
    "url": "http://where.yahooapis.com/v1/place/23424748",
    "woeid": 23424748
  }
]