AWS::Location::PlaceIndex - AWS CloudFormation


The AWS::Location::PlaceIndex resource specifies a place index resource in your AWS account, which supports Places functions with geospatial data sourced from your chosen data provider.


To declare this entity in your AWS CloudFormation template, use the following syntax:


{ "Type" : "AWS::Location::PlaceIndex", "Properties" : { "DataSource" : String, "DataSourceConfiguration" : DataSourceConfiguration, "Description" : String, "IndexName" : String, "PricingPlan" : String } }


Type: AWS::Location::PlaceIndex Properties: DataSource: String DataSourceConfiguration: DataSourceConfiguration Description: String IndexName: String PricingPlan: String



Specifies the data provider of geospatial data.


This field is case-sensitive. Enter the valid values as shown. For example, entering HERE will return an error.

Valid values include:

  • Esri

  • Here


    Place index resources using HERE as a data provider can't be used to store results for locations in Japan. For more information, see the AWS Service Terms for Amazon Location Service.

For additional details on data providers, see the Amazon Location Service data providers page.

Required: Yes

Type: String

Update requires: Replacement


Specifies the data storage option for requesting Places.

Required: No

Type: DataSourceConfiguration

Update requires: Replacement


The optional description for the place index resource.

Required: No

Type: String

Minimum: 0

Maximum: 1000

Update requires: Replacement


The name of the place index resource.


  • Contain only alphanumeric characters (A–Z, a–z, 0–9), hyphens (-), periods (.), and underscores (_).

  • Must be a unique place index resource name.

  • No spaces allowed. For example, ExamplePlaceIndex.

Required: Yes

Type: String

Minimum: 1

Maximum: 100

Pattern: ^[-._\w]+$

Update requires: Replacement


Specifies the pricing plan for your place index resource.

For additional details and restrictions on each pricing plan option, see the Amazon Location Service pricing page.

Required: Yes

Type: String

Allowed values: MobileAssetManagement | MobileAssetTracking | RequestBasedUsage

Update requires: Replacement