Notable PHP package: OpenStreetMap Nominatim PHP Class

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Updated on: 2020-03-26

Posted on: 2020-03-26

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OpenStreetMap is a free alternative to other well known solutions for presenting maps on Web pages, as well inquire about locations on the map.

This class provides means to search for addresses and their geographic locations by calling the OSM Nominatim API.

Read this article to learn more details about how this notable PHP package works.




The package OpenStreetMap Nominatim PHP Class is one of the few PHP packages that was considered notable recently because it does something that is worth paying attention.

The basic purpose is: Search addresses with the OSM Nominatim API

Here follows in more detail what it does:

This class can search addresses with the OSM Nominatim API.

It can send HTTP requests to the OpenStreetMap Nominatim API Web server to perform several operations. Currently it can:

- Search for the geographic location of an address given the street name, city, post code and country
- Search for the street address of the geographic given the latitude and longitude coordinates of the location, as well related information of that location like nearby attractions, sports centers, restaurant, etc.. when possible.

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