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I'm not a API person but a GIS user and I would like to export points from a category from Wikimapia to KML or any other useful GIS formats. Has anyone developed that? It could be interesting to add the analysis that we need to the data from wikimapia.

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This link will give you the ge.kml file. Open it with Google Earth and you can then export subset POI's to kml.

http://wikimapia.org/ge.kml

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How do you export subset polygons in GE? For example, if one just wanted to export the neighborhood boundaries of city. –  AME Apr 2 '12 at 21:21
    
@AME, Right click the feature in the map and select Save Place As... –  artwork21 Sep 27 '13 at 18:59

The API can return KML, so you just need to do queries such as:

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http://www.geodeg.com can export to KML files from Wikimapia

just enter name, category or location of POI, add them to poi list, and export

example : insurance companies in usa http://www.geodeg.com/search.php?q=insurance&language=&country=220

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http://www.motomapia.com/ here we can pan to an area in wikimapia. The feature which become visible are stored in motomapia database. Then we can download the POI directly. The poi is saved as CSV. We can open the .csv file in software's like manifold systems and convert to kml.

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