POI Lookup

Platform: API iOS Android

POI Lookup API provides basic information of POI(scenic spot, tide stations, currents stations, etc.)

Interface code (Enum) Interface Class

Request Parameters

If no optional parameters are set, the default value will be used.

  • location(required)The location to be queried, support text, LocationID, comma-separated longitude and latitude (decimal, up to 2 decimal places), Adcode(Chinese cities only). For example: location=beijing or location=116.41,39.92
  • appKey(required)API authentication key, please refer to How To Get Your Key. For example: appKey=12334567890ABC
  • type(required)Choose to search for a certain type of POI.
    • scenic Scenic Spot
    • CSTA Currents Station
    • TSTA Tide Station
  • citySearch for POI within a given city. The city name can be text or the city’s LocationID.
    The city name is an exact match. It is recommended to use LocaitonID. If the text cannot be matched, the data returned will be empty.
  • numberNumber of the results in response, from 1 to 20, 10 is the default.
  • langMulti-language setting, please see Language to find out how our multi-language works and how to set up.

Sample Code

    QWeatherConfigInstance.publicID = @"publicID";
    QWeatherConfigInstance.appKey = @"key";
    QWeatherConfigInstance.appType = APP_TYPE_BIZ;
    QWeatherConfigInstance.location = @"beijing";
    [QWeatherConfigInstance weatherWithInquireType:INQUIRE_TYPE_GEO_POI_LOOKUP WithSuccess:^(GeoBaseClass *responseObject) {
        NSLog(@"Description->%@",[responseObject description]);
    } faileureForError:^(NSError *error) {


Parameters Description Example
code Status code, please refer to Status Code 200
location.name Location Name Nanshan District
location.cid Location ID 101280604
location.lat Latitude of the location 22.53122
location.lon Longitude of the location 113.92942
location.adm2 Name of the superior administrative division of the location Shenzhen
location.adm1 The first-level administrative region of the location Guangdong Province
location.country Country name of the location China
location.tz Location Timezone +0800
location.utcOffset The number of hours offset between local time and UTC time, refer to UTC-Offset +08:00
location.isDst Is the location currently observing Daylight Saving time
1 in daylight saving time
0 not in daylight saving time
location.type POI type scenic
location.rank Location Rank 10
location.fxLink Responsive web page of this location, easy to embed in your website or APP http://hfx.link/34T5
refer.sources Data source and other statements, may be null  
refer.license License, may be null