Geocoding Vs. Reverse Geocoding: What’s the Difference

Geocoding Vs. Reverse Geocoding_ What’s the Difference

Geocoding converts an address into a series of corresponding latitude and longitude coordinates. The longitude and latitude coordinates are converted into a corresponding street address in reverse geocoding. Understanding Geocoding Geocoding starts with an address. You take an address, input it, and get a geocode (a longitude/latitude) in return. You can take a description of […]

What is Reverse Geocoding?

Background When we talk about physical locations globally, there are typically two ways of identifying them: addresses and coordinates. An address is a discrete identifier, usually for a building or specific plot of land. For example, you can go to 123 Main Street or 124 Main Street, but there probably is no valid address between […]