hi , i m getting result if i paste the this generic api url like http://nominatim.openstreetmap.org/reverse?format=json&lat=28.7041&lon=77.1025 in browser but when i use this same api url in java application it will give me exception like Server returned HTTP response code: 403 for URL: http://nominatim.openstreetmap.org/reverse?format=json&lat=28.7041&lon=77.1025

can anybody solve this problem,

regard , manish kumar liferay developer.

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I guess you violated the usage policy of nominatim.openstreetmap.org.

Check if your request includes an HTTP Referer or User-Agent and check the number of requests per second.

If the usage policy is too strict for your use-case then either switch to a third-party provider or install your own Nominatim instance.

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answered 14 Feb '18, 13:32

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