Find Flickr Places information by Place URL.

This method has been deprecated. It won't be removed but you should use flickr.places.getInfoByUrl instead.


This method does not require authentication.


api_key (Required)
Your API application key. See here for more details.
url (Required)
A Flickr Places URL.

Flickr Place URLs are of the form /country/region/city

Example Response

<location place_id="kH8dLOubBZRvX_YZ" woeid="2487956" latitude="37.779" longitude="-122.420" place_url="/United+States/California/San+Francisco" place_type="locality">
  <locality place_id="kH8dLOubBZRvX_YZ" woeid="2487956" latitude="37.779" longitude="-122.420" place_url="/United+States/California/San+Francisco">San Francisco</locality>
  <county place_id="hCca8XSYA5nn0X1Sfw" woeid="12587707" latitude="37.759" longitude="-122.435" place_url="/hCca8XSYA5nn0X1Sfw">San Francisco</county>
  <region place_id="SVrAMtCbAphCLAtP" woeid="2347563" latitude="37.271" longitude="-119.270" place_url="/United+States/California">California</region>
  <country place_id="4KO02SibApitvSBieQ" woeid="23424977" latitude="48.890" longitude="-116.982" place_url="/United+States">United States</country>

Error Codes

2: Place URL required.
3: Place not found.
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.resolvePlaceURL