CivicAddress Class

CivicAddress Class

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

Represents a location expressed as a civic address.


Namespace:  System.Device.Location
Assembly:  System.Device (in System.Device.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: Not mapped to an xmlns.

public class CivicAddress
<CivicAddress .../>

The CivicAddress type exposes the following members.

Public methodCivicAddress()Initializes a new instance of the CivicAddress where the value of each field is an empty string.
Public methodCivicAddress(String, String, String, String, String, String, String, String)Initializes a new instance of the CivicAddress with the provided address data.

Public propertyAddressLine1The first line of the civic address, generally used for street name and number.
Public propertyAddressLine2The second line of the civic address.
Public propertyBuildingThe building name of the civic address.
Public propertyCityThe city of the civic address.
Public propertyCountryRegionThe country or region of the civic address.
Public propertyFloorLevelThe floor level of the civic address.
Public propertyIsUnknownGets a value indicating whether the CivicAddress object contains any address data.
Public propertyPostalCodeThe postal code of the civic address.
Public propertyStateProvinceThe state or province of the civic address.

Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before the Object is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)

Public fieldStatic memberUnknownRepresents a CivicAddress that contains no data.


If you use this API in your app, you must specify the following capabilities in the app manifest. Otherwise, your app might not work correctly or it might exit unexpectedly.


Windows Phone 8, Windows Phone OS 7.1


Windows Phone 8

For more info, see App capabilities and hardware requirements for Windows Phone 8.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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