GeoChart is free?

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Martin Morici

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Jan 26, 2024, 10:38:05 PMJan 26
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Hi! I wanted to know is the GeoChart is free because I get this error in the console

Geocoding Service: You must use an API key to authenticate each request to Google Maps Platform APIs. For additional information, please refer to http://g.co/dev/maps-no-account

And Google Maps Api is paid.

Thanks!


Daniel LaLiberte

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Jan 26, 2024, 10:44:57 PMJan 26
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Hi Martin,

While the GeoChart is free to use, the data it may require from Google Maps is a different story.   It looks like you can get a limited supply ($200 usage per month) of data for free.

But you can avoid requiring any Google Maps data by using explicit location codes rather than names of places that the GeoChart has to look up.

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Martin Morici

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Jan 30, 2024, 2:01:18 PMJan 30
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I switched from Country name to Alpha-2 country code and I no longer get the warning.

Thank you for your time!

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