Gaode(AMap) Maps Geocoding API is a free open the API, the default quota one 2000 times / day.

This API only support china.


>>> import geocoder # pip install geocoder
>>> g = geocoder.gaode('方恒国际中心A座', key='<API KEY>')
>>> g.json

Command Line Interface

$ geocode '方恒国际中心A座' --provider gaode

Environment Variables

To make sure your API key is store safely on your computer, you can define that API key using your system’s environment variables.

$ export GAODE_API_KEY=<Secret API Key>


  • location: Your search location you want geocoded.
  • key: Gaode API key.
  • method: (default=geocode) Use the following:
    • geocode
    • reverse