Free access

Terms and conditions

The Gisgraphy project ( is a free, open source project under the LGPL license V3. GeoNames data is under the creative commons attributions license. OpenStreetMap data is under the Creative Common by SA (CC-by-SA). All Gisgraphy web services are deployed on a dedicated server and can be called for free. You can use it to see if Gisgraphy meets your needs. The short description of all web services is given on the home page and the user guide provides information on utilizing the services People can use the web service on their site if it is a personal, non-commercial and non-profit one AND in a smart way. You are only allowed to use the demo website in a web browser : any web service or software (as GTS software, or other), bot, scripts, downloader, of any kind, are not allowed People that abuse the service will be blacklisted. (Click here to see blacklisted IPs). Do not use Gisgraphy free services with a site that provides cloud services (Amazon, Google, AppEngine,...).

Find out more about terms and conditions on the dedicated terms and conditions page

If you want to use Gisgraphy for commercial use or if you need QOS, you can :

No warranty, SLA, QOS, or response time guarantees are provided. The data is provided "as is" without warranty or any representation of accuracy, timeliness or completeness. If you have any questions and don't know if the way you want to use the free services is allowed, send an email.

URLs and demo pages

Here are the URLs of the free web services. For each one, a demo page that uses the web services under the hood is available.

You can go to the Demo page that use all the web services on a map with auto completion and auto suggestions, geocoding, reverse geocoding and find nearby.

Web serviceAccess URLsExamplesDemo pages
Geocoding avenue des champs elysees 75003 paris&country=FR
Reverse geocoding
Street search
Address parser avenue des champs elysees 75003 paris&country=FR
Find nearby
Fulltext/zipcode (with autocompletion / auto suggetions)