Return an historical list of all the shape data generated for a Places or Where on Earth (WOE) ID.


This method does not require authentication.


api_key (Required)
Your API application key. See here for more details.
place_id (Optional)
A Flickr Places ID. (While optional, you must pass either a valid Places ID or a WOE ID.)
woe_id (Optional)
A Where On Earth (WOE) ID. (While optional, you must pass either a valid Places ID or a WOE ID.)

Example Response

<shapes total="2" woe_id="3534" place_id="4hLQygSaBJ92" place_type="locality" place_type_id="7">
  <shapedata created="1223513357" alpha="0.012359619140625" count_points="34778" count_edges="52" is_donuthole="0">
            45.427627563477,-73.589645385742 45.428966522217,-73.587898254395, etc...

Error Codes

1: Required parameter missing
One or more required parameter is missing from the API call.
2: Not a valid Places ID
An invalid Places (or WOE) ID was passed with the API call.
3: Place not found
No place could be found for the Places (or WOE) ID passed to the API call.
100: Invalid API Key
The API key passed was not valid or has expired.
105: Service currently unavailable
The requested service is temporarily unavailable.
106: Write operation failed
The requested operation failed due to a temporary issue.
111: Format "xxx" not found
The requested response format was not found.
112: Method "xxx" not found
The requested method was not found.
114: Invalid SOAP envelope
The SOAP envelope send in the request could not be parsed.
115: Invalid XML-RPC Method Call
The XML-RPC request document could not be parsed.
116: Bad URL found
One or more arguments contained a URL that has been used for abuse on Flickr.

API Explorer

API Explorer : flickr.places.getShapeHistory