Namespaces used

The geocoder response consists of elements which belong to the following five XML namespaces:

Namespace Elements Definition XSD schema
ymaps

ymaps, GeoObjectCollection, GeoObject

The language used to represent geographical data on Yandex maps. YMapsML reference

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gml

featureMember, metaDataProperty, boundedBy, Point

GML – the geography description standard. The GML 3.1 specification

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yg

GeocoderResponseMetaData , GeocoderMetaData

The XML schema of the geocoder response. Description of the XML schema of the geocoder response

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xal

AddressDetails

xAL (eXtensible Address Language) is used for structuring mailing addresses in the geocoder response. The xAL 2.0 specification

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Since the geocoder response is a YMapsML document, the root element belongs to the ymaps namespace. In addition, it also contains ymaps: GeoObjectCollection and ymaps: GeoObject.

The designated geocoder namespace yg includes metadata elements ( GeocoderResponseMetaData and GeocoderMetaData ) and all their nested elements, except AddressDetails. Standard GML elements are also used: gml: featureMember, gml: metaDataProperty, gml:Point and gml:boundedBy.