Local data around the world
Get data from the same database used by Google Maps and Google+ Local. Places features over 100 million businesses and points of interest that are updated frequently through owner-verified listings and user-moderated contributions.
Add the built-in place picker UI widget to your app, so users can choose from a set of nearby places displayed on a map.
Automatically fills in the name and / or address of a place as you type.
Retrieve rich details about a place, including name, address, phone number, website link and more.
Demos and sample code
You're all set!
To start developing, please head over to our developer documentation.
Activate the Google Places API for Android
To get you started we'll guide you through the Google Developers Console to do a few things first:
- Create or choose a project
- Activate the Google Places API for Android
- Create appropriate keys
Use the Places API along with other APIs to build location-relevant apps and sites.