Pontifications

jsonFlickrApi({ "place": { "place_id": "EPQ.yiVTUb7YazWQlg", "woeid": "23405270", "latitude": 49.284, "longitude": -123.135, "place_url": "\/Canada\/British+Columbia\/Vancouver\/West+End", "place_type": "neighbourhood", "place_type_id": 22, "timezone": "America\/Vancouver", "name": "West End, Vancouver, BC, CA, Canada", "woe_name": "West End", 
    "neighbourhood": { "_content": "West End, Vancouver, BC, CA, Canada", "place_id": "EPQ.yiVTUb7YazWQlg", "woeid": "23405270", "latitude": 49.284, "longitude": -123.135, "place_url": "\/Canada\/British+Columbia\/Vancouver\/West+End" }, 
    "locality": { "_content": "Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada", "place_id": "lOfvpopYWrrC", "woeid": "9807", "latitude": 49.247, "longitude": -123.106, "place_url": "\/Canada\/British+Columbia\/Vancouver" }, 
    "county": { "_content": "Greater Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada", "place_id": "emTQ4FlTW7nupnbp2Q", "woeid": "29375222", "latitude": 49.290, "longitude": -122.851, "place_url": "\/emTQ4FlTW7nupnbp2Q" }, 
    "region": { "_content": "British Columbia, Canada", "place_id": "VjS6xONTUb6pGKV0", "woeid": "2344916", "latitude": 54.498, "longitude": -126.550, "place_url": "\/Canada\/British+Columbia" }, 
    "country": { "_content": "Canada", "place_id": "b9iFoOpTUb6KZ3MPGQ", "woeid": "23424775", "latitude": 56.954, "longitude": -98.308, "place_url": "\/Canada" }, "has_shapedata": 1, 
    "shapedata": { "created": "1292367913", "alpha": 4.0690104166667E-5, "count_points": "5551", "count_edges": 38, 
      "polylines": { 
        "polyline": [
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        ] }, "has_donuthole": 0, "is_donuthole": 0, 
      "urls": { 
        "shapefile": { "_content": "http:\/\/farm6.static.flickr.com\/5085\/shapefiles\/23405270_20101214_840ec233ea.tar.gz" } } } }, "stat": "ok" })

YQL

https://developer.yahoo.com/yql/console/#h=select+place.woeid+from+flickr.places+where+api_key+%3D++%22<api_key>%22++and+lat%3D49.285648+and+lon%3D-123.139954

where api_key is the key found at: https://www.flickr.com/services/apps/72157622539864558/key/

REST

(or https://www.flickr.com/services/api/explore/flickr.places.findByLatLon )

https://query.yahooapis.com/v1/public/yql?q=select%20place.woeid%20from%20flickr.places%20where%20apikey%20%3D%20%20%22<apikey%22%20%20and%20lat%3D49.285648%20and%20lon%3D-123.139954&format=json&diagnostics=true&callback= ```

Result

{
 "query": {
  "count": 1,
  "created": "2017-09-18T05:25:15Z",
  "lang": "en-US",
  "diagnostics": {
   "publiclyCallable": "true",
   "url": {
    "execution-start-time": "1",
    "execution-stop-time": "193",
    "execution-time": "192",
    "content": "https://api.flickr.com/services/rest/?method=flickr.places.findByLatLon&lat=49.285648&lon=-123.139954"
   },
   "user-time": "193",
   "service-time": "192",
   "build-version": "2.0.177"
  },
  "results": {
   "places": {
    "place": {
     "woeid": "23405270"
    }
   }
  }
 }
}