Angular 8 with Leaflet map – geocoding using Nominatim API

Geocoding is the term used to describe the proccess of exchanging address into corresponding geographical data (coordinates).

If you’re looking for out-of-the-box geocoding services there are plenty of them. For example, you can consider the most popular one – Google Maps Geocoding API which is pretty good but it’s not really free to use.

There’s a different solution, especially if you’re using OpenStreetMaps-related maps engine. It’s called Nominatim and basically it’s the OSM searching engine with open web API.

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