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)
15

Parameters

place_id required

A place in the world. These IDs can be retrieved from geo/reverse_geocode.

Example Values: df51dec6f4ee2b2c

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Example Request

GET

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

Example Result

{
  "attributes": {
    "162834:id": "2202"
  }, 
  "bounding_box": {
    "coordinates": [
      [
        [
          -122.48530488, 
          37.78695297
        ], 
        [
          -122.44625208, 
          37.78695297
        ], 
        [
          -122.44625208, 
          37.81082799
        ], 
        [
          -122.48530488, 
          37.81082799
        ]
      ]
    ], 
    "type": "Polygon"
  }, 
  "contained_within": [
    {
      "attributes": {}, 
      "bounding_box": {
        "coordinates": [
          [
            [
              -122.51368188, 
              37.70813196
            ], 
            [
              -122.35845384, 
              37.70813196
            ], 
            [
              -122.35845384, 
              37.83245301
            ], 
            [
              -122.51368188, 
              37.83245301
            ]
          ]
        ], 
        "type": "Polygon"
      }, 
      "country": "United States", 
      "country_code": "US", 
      "full_name": "San Francisco, CA", 
      "id": "5a110d312052166f", 
      "name": "San Francisco", 
      "place_type": "city", 
      "url": "https://api.twitter.com/1.1/geo/id/5a110d312052166f.json"
    }
  ], 
  "country": "United States", 
  "country_code": "US", 
  "full_name": "Presidio, San Francisco", 
  "geometry": {
    "coordinates": [
      [
        [
          -122.48530488, 
          37.79186004
        ], 
        [
          -122.48004096, 
          37.80269298
        ], 
        [
          -122.47808292, 
          37.81082799
        ], 
        [
          -122.46734592, 
          37.80748701
        ], 
        [
          -122.46333192, 
          37.80480897
        ], 
        [
          -122.44708188, 
          37.80742797
        ], 
        [
          -122.44807116, 
          37.805211
        ], 
        [
          -122.44625208, 
          37.79193096
        ], 
        [
          -122.47134804, 
          37.78695297
        ], 
        [
          -122.48418312, 
          37.78752897
        ], 
        [
          -122.482854, 
          37.78855596
        ], 
        [
          -122.48530488, 
          37.79186004
        ]
      ]
    ], 
    "type": "Polygon"
  }, 
  "id": "df51dec6f4ee2b2c", 
  "name": "Presidio", 
  "place_type": "neighborhood", 
  "polylines": [
    "cfteFb|qjVubA{_@{q@gKzSabAvOcXkOqdBzLdE~qAkJb^z{CsBdoAmEiGsShN"
  ], 
  "url": "https://api.twitter.com/1.1/geo/id/df51dec6f4ee2b2c.json"
}