Place

Attributes available to place/location entities in the Knowledge Graph.

The place entity type encompasses cities, landmarks, countries, administrative areas, and other locations known to the Knowledge Graph.

Note that fields are not guaranteed to exist in every entity record.

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Place Fields

Place Field Details

Note that certain longer field examples may be truncated for readability.

isPartOf

  • Type: LinkedEntity
  • Example:
{
    "isPartOf": [
        {
            "summary": "Sovereign state in North America",
            "image": "https://kg.diffbot.com/image/api/get?fetch=yes&url=g%3Cj7P0St0DnBJf.x0KwLZrUn.%5B%3CR0Aa4Hh%3B%5Bv738ZqOr7U%3FfvEQ%3El%601Nw%7BM0Bf7hu7z%3FRe9s4XwGXedrKUAN%28%3D%5ECHnM%60%29.%7BOV",
            "types": [
                "Place",
                "AdministrativeArea",
                "Country"
            ],
            "name": "United States of America",
            "diffbotUri": "http://diffbot.com/entity/E01d4EK33MmCosgI2KXa4-A",
            "targetDiffbotUri": "http://diffbot.com/entity/E01d4EK33MmCosgI2KXa4-A",
            "targetDiffbotId": "E01d4EK33MmCosgI2KXa4-A",
            "type": "AdministrativeArea"
        }
    ]
}

location

  • Type: Location
  • Example:
{
    "location": {
        "country": {
            "summary": "Sovereign state in North America",
            "image": "https://kg.diffbot.com/image/api/get?fetch=yes&url=g%3Cj7P0St0DnBJf.x0KwLZrUn.%5B%3CR0Aa4Hh%3B%5Bv738ZqOr7U%3FfvEQ%3El%601Nw%7BM0Bf7hu7z%3FRe9s4XwGXedrKUAN%28%3D%5ECHnM%60%29.%7BOV",
            "types": [
                "Place",
                "AdministrativeArea",
                "Country"
            ],
            "name": "United States of America",
            "diffbotUri": "http://diffbot.com/entity/E01d4EK33MmCosgI2KXa4-A",
            "targetDiffbotUri": "http://diffbot.com/entity/E01d4EK33MmCosgI2KXa4-A",
            "targetDiffbotId": "E01d4EK33MmCosgI2KXa4-A",
            "type": "AdministrativeArea"
        },
        "isCurrent": false,
        "address": "United States of America",
        "latitude": 39.82817459106445,
        "precision": 3134.752685546875,
        "longitude": -98.57949829101562
    }
}

placeType

Deprecated Deprecated: Used to denote Place category for a location; ex. Park, City, etc. `types` is now the preferred field for getting this information.

  • Type: String
  • Example:
{
    "placeType": "COUNTRY"
}