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Identify API

Identify API provides HTTP-based API for application developers to identify the information of a facility at a selected geographic location.
URL Format:[version]/identify?x=[value]&y=[value]&lang=[value]
Example URL:
Query Parameters
  • [version] specifies the version number of this API, which is currently "v1.0.0". Notes: The version number may be updated in the future. Old version will be removed at any time without notice. Please check this page to get the list of supported version and update your application(s) accordingly.
  • "x" specifies the coordinate value of HK80 Easting (m).
  • "y" specifies the coordinate value of HK80 Northing (m).
  • "lang" specifies the language in the output JSON. Use value "zh" to get search results in Traditional Chinese. Use value "en" to get search results in English.
The data will be returned in JSON format.
Status Codes
This API uses the standard HTTP status code to indicate the status of the API request.

Status Code Description
200 OK
400 Bad Request.  e.g. invalid query parameters
500 Internal Server Error
Build a Query URL
Description Parameter Value
Language lang
Query URL
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Contact Information
Organisation Lands Department
Position GeoInfo Map Support Team
Email Address
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