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BingGeocodeDataProvider Class

The class that is used to send requests to the Bing Maps Geocode service.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraMap

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraMap.v23.2.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Win.Map


public class BingGeocodeDataProvider :


The Bing Geocode Data provider is represented by the BingGeocodeDataProvider object that can be accessed via the InformationLayer.DataProvider property.

If you wish to specify the number of requested results displayed, use the InformationDataProviderBase.MaxVisibleResultCount property.


This example demonstrates how to provide the capability for end-users to search an address associated with a specified location on a map and get detailed information about this place in the pushpin’s tooltip, utilizing the Bing Geocode web service. Do this as follows:.


Refer to How to: Get a Bing Maps Key if you run the application and see a window with the following error message: “The specified Bing Maps key is invalid. To create a developer account, refer to“.

using DevExpress.XtraMap;
using System.Windows.Forms;

namespace GeocodeProvider {
    public partial class Form1 : Form {
        const string bingKey = "YOUR BING KEY HERE";

        InformationLayer GeocodeLayer {
            get {
                return (InformationLayer)mapControl1.Layers["GeocodeLayer"];

        public Form1() {

            GeocodeLayer.DataProvider = new BingGeocodeDataProvider() {
                BingKey = bingKey,
                MaxVisibleResultCount = 1

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