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I need information on hospitals and restaurants in Guatemala.

How can I download this information from OpenStreetMap?

I want to use the data in Arcgis 10.1

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Hey there! Try using info I posted here:… you'll have to convert GeoJSON to SHP, but you can do that using QGIS, a free GIS desktop client. – DPSSpatial Aug 8 '14 at 16:03
2, yields a number of ESRI compatible shape files when unzipped. This file was last modified 11 hours ago. File size: 8.6 MB. – Mapperz Aug 8 '14 at 17:01

You can use the QuickOSM plugin to directly download only desired data, e.g. everything in Guatemala with amenity=hospital as shown in the following screenshot:

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The data is downloaded and stored as (temporary) Shapefiles (in the Processing temp folder). I suggest using "Save as" to create permanent Shapefiles in a different folder with more descriptive names.

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With the QuickOSM plugin in QGIS, you can download OSM features as a shapefile. Open the "Quick query" dialog and set "amenity", "hospitals" in "Guatemala". You can save your shapefile in the "advanced" panel. You have to set a directory and a prefix. You may have to increase the timeout.

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In QGIS (can be done in ArcGIS)

You can download shapefiles from:

Once downloaded and unzipped ( you can filter the restaurants and hospitals

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Please take into account that restaurants might be modelled as single node but also as polygon (that might postprocessed to get the centeroid node) – Mapper Aug 9 '14 at 6:34

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