This document introduces the features of the Local API. To see the documentation for the Map SDK guide, visit Kakao Map.
The Local API provides features to search for a specific place by search query or category group code, or convert the requested coordinates into addresses or administrative area information. This API supports both the land-lot number address and road name address systems.
Here are the features of the Local API.
|Address search||Provides the coordinates of the requested address.|
|Convert coordinates to administrative information||Converts coordinate values in the selected coordinate system into the administrative and legal-status area information.|
|Convert coordinates to address||converts the X and Y coordinates of a location to the land-lot number address and road name address.|
|Convert coordinate system||converts the specified X and Y coordinates in a coordinate system to another X and Y coordinates in the designated coordinate system.
Supported coordinate systems: WGS84, WCONGNAMUL, CONGNAMUL, WTM, TM, KTM, UTM, BESSEL, WKTM, WUTM
|Place search by keyword||Provides the results for places searched by search query along with the URL of detailed information for each place.|
|Place search by category||Provides the results for places searched by predefined group code along with the URL of detailed information for each place.|
Kakao Maps API allows you to provide various location-based services using a map in your Web and mobile applications. To see more about the Maps SDK, go to Kakao Map website.
You can use the Local API only using a REST API. To use a map in the service application or web page, use the Maps SDK.