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Boundaries API works via HTTP Get request and allows to get boundaries that the specified location is part of or that the specified location consists of. The API contains 2 API end-points:

part-of endpoint

Returns the list of boundaries the specified location belongs to.


https://api.geoapify.com/v1/boundaries/part-of?lon=12.789931425885811&lat=51.16772168907602&geometry=geometry_1000&apiKey=YOUR_API_KEY


  • lon, lat - location ccordinates
  • geometry - geometry type with specified accuracy
  • apiKey - your Geoapify key

consists-of endpoint

Returns the list of boundaries that are a part of the specified location.


https://api.geoapify.com/v1/boundaries/consists-of?id=519696318009c02840596da7e3bdc1ab4940f00101f901b9f4000000000000&geometry=geometry_1000&apiKey=YOUR_API_KEY


  • id - place id returned by Geocoding or Places API
  • geometry - geometry type with specified accuracy
  • apiKey - your Geoapify key

The response returned contains a GeoJSON FeatureCollection object with features of specified geometry type. Each Feature represents a separate boundary and has a Place Feature Specification.