Return the top 100 most geotagged places for a day.


This method does not require authentication.


api_key (Required)
Your API application key. See here for more details.
place_type_id (Required)
The numeric ID for a specific place type to cluster photos by.

Valid place type IDs are :
  • 22: neighbourhood
  • 7: locality
  • 8: region
  • 12: country
  • 29: continent
date (Optional)
A valid date in YYYY-MM-DD format. The default is yesterday.
woe_id (Optional)
Limit your query to only those top places belonging to a specific Where on Earth (WOE) identifier.
place_id (Optional)
Limit your query to only those top places belonging to a specific Flickr Places identifier.

Example Response

<places total="100" date_start="1246320000" date_stop="1246406399">
  <place place_id="4KO02SibApitvSBieQ" woeid="23424977" latitude="48.890" longitude="-116.982" place_url="/United+States" place_type="country" place_type_id="12" photo_count="23371">United States</place>

Error Codes

1: Required parameter missing
One or more required parameters with missing from your request.
2: Not a valid place type.
An unknown or unsupported place type ID was passed with your request.
3: Not a valid date.
The date argument passed with your request is invalid.
4: Not a valid Place ID
An invalid Places (or WOE) identifier was included with your request.
100: Invalid API Key
The API key passed was not valid or has expired.
105: Service currently unavailable
The requested service is temporarily unavailable.
106: Write operation failed
The requested operation failed due to a temporary issue.
111: Format "xxx" not found
The requested response format was not found.
112: Method "xxx" not found
The requested method was not found.
114: Invalid SOAP envelope
The SOAP envelope send in the request could not be parsed.
115: Invalid XML-RPC Method Call
The XML-RPC request document could not be parsed.
116: Bad URL found
One or more arguments contained a URL that has been used for abuse on Flickr.

API Explorer

API Explorer : flickr.places.getTopPlacesList