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HTML5 Geolocation

You can use react-hook-geolocation.

  const geolocation = useGeolocation();
  const fetching =
    !geolocation?.error && geolocation?.latitude == null && geolocation?.longitude == null;
  console.debug('geolocation=', geolocation);

Reverse Geocoding (Client-side)

We can use BigDataCloud Client-side Reverse Geocoding. npm package is bigdatacloud-reverse-geocoding. For supported localities, BigDataCloud provides both geonameId and wikidataId.

  const geolocation = useGeolocation();
  const fetching =
    !geolocation?.error && geolocation?.latitude == null && geolocation?.longitude == null;
  console.debug('geolocation=', geolocation);

  useEffect(() => {
    if (geolocation?.latitude != null && geolocation?.longitude != null) {
      const geocode = new ReverseGeocode(/*buggy: {language: 'en'}*/);
      const location: ILocation = { lat: geolocation.latitude, long: geolocation.longitude };
      geocode.locate(location).then(place => {
        console.debug('Reverse geocode:', place);
      });
    }
  }, [geolocation]);

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