The Geocoding API web service can be used by web platforms or mobile application developers who need accurate geo data. It is possible to geocode only static addresses, that is, those that are known in advance. It will help to place the content of any application on the map.
Geocoding has certain pricing packages
. The cost of such a service depends on the number of items you plan to request per month.
To understand a Geocode API key, we need to consider the request parameters: address and key.
The address is the postal address that you will geocode. It is important to indicate the address in the specified format used by the national postal service in a particular region. There is no need to add various details of the address: the apartment number or the organization name.
The API key for Geocoding is your application's identification to manage quotas. That is, it is the key that determines your actions and your goals.
You can use a specific HTTP request to monitor usage statistics for the Geocoding API. There you specify the required time period and get statistics for this interval. You can also use this information to predict how much you'll pay.