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API » Geography Lookup API - By Geography ID


Description
This API allows you to find a geography of a specified geography type by the geography id.

Why We Provide It
We are providing this API to increase the value of the transparency of the National Broadband Map. With this API users can find a geography of a specified geography type by the geography id.

Review Data Dictionary

JSON   XML

API Base
http://www.broadbandmap.gov/broadbandmap/

API Call
{API Base}/geography/{geographyType}/id/{geographyId}?format={format}&callback={functionName}

Sample Call
http://www.broadbandmap.gov/broadbandmap/geography/congdistrict/id/0111301?format=json

Required Parameters
geographyType:
specify either one of the following geography type: county, censusplace, msa, usf, statesenate, statehouse, congdistrict, tribalnation

geographyId:
specify the geography id to search for demographics.

Optional Parameters
format:
XML, JSON, JSONP (XML is default)

callback:
JSONP callback function name

Response

JSON   XML

{
 "status":"OK",
 "responseTime":1,
 "message":[
  
 ],
 "Results":[
  {
   "geographyId":"0111301",
   "geographyName":"01",
   "stateFips":"01",
   "stateName":"Alabama",
   "stateAbbreviation":"AL"
  }
 ]
}
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="yes"?>
<Response status="OK" responseTime="2">
  <Results>
    <geographyId>0111301</geographyId>
    <geographyName>01</geographyName>
    <stateFips>01</stateFips>
    <stateName>Alabama</stateName>
    <stateAbbreviation>AL</stateAbbreviation>
 </Results>
</Response>




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