Redis geospatial

Introduction to the Redis Geospatial data type

Redis geospatial indexes let you store coordinates and search for them. This data structure is useful for finding nearby points within a given radius or bounding box.

Basic commands

  • GEOADD adds a location to a given geospatial index (note that longitude comes before latitude with this command).
  • GEOSEARCH returns locations with a given radius or a bounding box.

See the complete list of geospatial index commands.


Suppose you're building a mobile app that lets you find all of the bike rental stations closest to your current location.

Add several locations to a geospatial index:

Find all locations within a 5 kilometer radius of a given location, and return the distance to each location:

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