What is the meaning / definition of in the ?

Geocoding is the process of converting addresses into coordinates (using degrees of latitude and longitude).

The defining of locations is useful for the places of interests (i.e. a ) to be placed as points on a , similar to putting pins on a paper map.

Geocoding is mainly used by to easily track the location of the desired venue or the hotel. It is more convenient to use the unique Geo-Code to find the rather than the address.

Example: Hotel Plaza in New York City.

The address is:
768 5th Ave, New York, NY 10019, USA
The Geocode is:
Latitude: 40.764609040° 45′ 52.59”
Longitude: 73.974355073° 58′ 27.68” W

How to determine your Geocode?

This can be a useful website for you:


See also:


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