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List of {{up_se_name}} Locations for SERP

Instead of ‘login’ and ‘password’ use your credentials from https://app.dataforseo.com/api-dashboard

<?php
// You can download this file from here https://cdn.dataforseo.com/v3/examples/php/php_RestClient.zip
require('RestClient.php');
$api_url = 'https://api.dataforseo.com/';
try {
	// Instead of 'login' and 'password' use your credentials from https://app.dataforseo.com/api-dashboard
	$client = new RestClient($api_url, null, 'login', 'password');
} catch (RestClientException $e) {
	echo "n";
	print "HTTP code: {$e->getHttpCode()}n";
	print "Error code: {$e->getCode()}n";
	print "Message: {$e->getMessage()}n";
	print  $e->getTraceAsString();
	echo "n";
	exit();
}
try {
	// using this method you can get a list of locations
	// GET /v3/serp/{{low_se_name}}/{{low_se_type}}
	// in addition to '{{low_se_name}}' you can also set other search engine
	// the full list of possible parameters is available in documentation
	$result = $client->get('/v3/serp/{{low_se_name}}/{{low_se_type}}');
	print_r($result);
	// do something with result
} catch (RestClientException $e) {
	echo "n";
	print "HTTP code: {$e->getHttpCode()}n";
	print "Error code: {$e->getCode()}n";
	print "Message: {$e->getMessage()}n";
	print  $e->getTraceAsString();
	echo "n";
}
$client = null;
?>

The above command returns JSON structured like this:

{
  "version": "0.1.20201026",
  "status_code": 20000,
  "status_message": "Ok.",
  "time": "0.2246 sec.",
  "cost": 0,
  "tasks_count": 1,
  "tasks_error": 0,
  "tasks": [
    {
      "id": "10301330-1535-0096-0000-e19931eae38e",
      "status_code": 20000,
      "status_message": "Ok.",
      "time": "0.1232 sec.",
      "cost": 0,
      "result_count": 21150,
      "path": [
        "v3",
        "serp",
        "baidu",
        "locations"
      ],
      "data": {
        "api": "serp",
        "function": "locations",
        "se": "baidu"
      },
      "result": [
        {
          "location_code": 2156,
          "location_name": "China",
          "location_code_parent": null,
          "country_iso_code": "CN",
          "location_type": "Country"
        },
        {
          "location_code": 1000004,
          "location_name": "The Valley,Anguilla",
          "location_code_parent": 2660,
          "country_iso_code": "AI",
          "location_type": "City"
        },
        {
          "location_code": 1000010,
          "location_name": "Abu Dhabi,Abu Dhabi,United Arab Emirates",
          "location_code_parent": 9041082,
          "country_iso_code": "AE",
          "location_type": "City"
        },
        {
          "location_code": 1000011,
          "location_name": "Ajman,Ajman,United Arab Emirates",
          "location_code_parent": 9047096,
          "country_iso_code": "AE",
          "location_type": "City"
        }
      ]
    }
  ]
}


You will receive the list of locations by this API call. You can filter the list of locations by country when setting a task.

You can also download the full list of supported locations in the CSV format (last updated 2021-11-09).

Description of the fields for setting a task:

Field name Type Description
country string country ISO code
optional field
specify the ISO code if you want to filter the list of locations by country
example:
us


‌‌As a response of the API server, you will receive JSON-encoded data containing a tasks array with the information specific to the set tasks.

Field name Type Description
version string the current version of the API
status_code integer general status code
you can find the full list of the response codes here
status_message string general informational message
you can find the full list of general informational messages here
time string execution time, seconds
cost float total tasks cost, USD
tasks_count integer the number of tasks in the tasks array
tasks_error integer the number of tasks in the tasks array returned with an error
tasks array array of tasks
        id string task identifier
unique task identifier in our system in the UUID format
        status_code integer status code of the task
generated by DataForSEO; can be within the following range: 10000-60000
you can find the full list of the response codes here
        status_message string informational message of the task
you can find the full list of general informational messages here
        time string execution time, seconds
        cost float cost of the task, USD
        result_count integer number of elements in the result array
        path array URL path
        data object contains the parameters passed in the URL of the GET request
        result array array of results
            location_code integer location code
            location_name string full name of the location
            location_code_parent integer the code of the superordinate location
only City location_type is supported for all countries except China (where Country is also supported);
don’t match locations by location_code_parent because the results for Region and Country-level results for most countries are not supported by Baidu SERP API
            country_iso_code string ISO country code of the location
            location_type string location type
only City is supported for all countries except China (where Country is also supported)