Use location-based data to understand the context behind a neighborhood or place to enhance business intelligence, enrich your existing database, and ensure access to always-fresh POI data. Our data represents +100 million commercial points-of-interest (POI) worldwide and is rich with real-world information- it’s been updated and validated by millions of consumers.
Foursquare utilizes three approaches to obtain Places data - human, software, and third-party verification to ensure POI data is consistent, accurate, and fresh.
How Does it Work?
First party data, ground truth datasets, web resources, and partners with third parties.
Foursquare’s Places includes core attributes as well as a multitude of rich attributes.
Accurate and granular categorization to each of our POI records.
Explicit associations between national and local brands and their brick-and-mortar locations.
Over 100 million POIs across 247 countries and territories.
Download places content and customize data to your business needs, delivered as a flat-file delivery via JSON/TSV from or programmatically access data via the Places API.
Place Delivery Options
Determine which type of access - Flat File or API - is best suited for your business needs.
Places Flat File
Get access to 100M+ commercial POI, 200+ countries and territories, and 1100+ venue categories.
Bring location context into your applications with the speed and reliability you need to scale.
Foursquare's listing syndicator partners are trusted to provide high-quality authoritative data.
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