A modular, open-source search engine for our world

Pelias is powered completely by open data, available freely to everyone, and most importantly, open for collaboration.

Free to download, modify & redistribute

Free for commercial and non-commercial use

Free of license restrictions and royalties

Free to use your own data and hardware

Open geographic data

Bundled with the best open geographic data available


OpenStreetMap is a collaborative project to create a free editable map of the world.


An open and free global collection of address data sources, providing half a billion address data points worldwide.


A gazetteer of regional boundaries, each with a stable identifier and descriptive properties describing that geography.

Open source software

Free to customize and configure

Open Source

All the source code is available to view on GitHub.

First-class Docker Support

Get started immediately with docker and docker-compose.

Powerful command-line application

Use the Pelias CLI to download data & execute tasks.


Read the extensive online documentation.

Community Support

Open an issue on GitHub or ask a question on Gitter.