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A React module to transform a description of a location into geographic coordinates and vice versa

A React module to transform a description of a location into geographic coordinates and vice versa

react-geocode

A React module to transform a description of a location (i.e. street address, town name, etc.) into geographic coordinates (i.e. latitude and longitude) and vice versa.

This module uses Google Maps Geocoding API and requires an API key for purposes of quota management. Please check this link out to obtain your API key.

Install

npm install --save react-geocode

or

yarn add react-geocode

Example

import Geocode from "react-geocode";

// set Google Maps Geocoding API for purposes of quota management. Its optional but recommended.
Geocode.setApiKey("xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx");

// Enable or disable logs. Its optional.
Geocode.enableDebug();

// Get address from latidude & longitude.
Geocode.fromLatLng("48.8583701", "2.2922926").then(
  response => {
    const address = response.results[0].formatted_address;
    console.log(address);
  },
  error => {
    console.error(error);
  }
);

// Get latidude & longitude from address.
Geocode.fromAddress("Eiffel Tower").then(
  response => {
    const { lat, lng } = response.results[0].geometry.location;
    console.log(lat, lng);
  },
  error => {
    console.error(error);
  }
);

Methods

Method Arguments Params Type Description
setApiKey api_key - function set Google Maps Geocoding API for purposes of quota management. Its optional but recommended
enableDebug true or false - function Enable or disable logs. Its optional.
fromLatLng latitude and longitude response function Get address from latidude & longitude.
fromAddress address response function Get latidude & longitude from address.

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