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I have to display an overlay with different colors depending on the zipcode in Europe. Can I get this information from OSM shapefile ? If yes, how exaclty ? Is there a tutorial somewhere ?

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GB Postcodes on OpenStreetMap - oscompare.raggedred.net/?&layers=B00FFT - but thinking you want postcode sectors? –  Mapperz Sep 11 '12 at 21:10
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Very similar question here: gis.stackexchange.com/questions/32321/… –  Stev_k Sep 11 '12 at 22:39
    
I need that for Belgium or any country in general. Is it possible with OSM database ? –  hotips Sep 13 '12 at 14:48
    
Depends on how good the data is. For example the border relation of Havelange has an attribute of postal code "5370;5372;5374;5376". So you can not get separate polygons for each of those postal codes. In Germany there was a postal code import wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Import/Catalogue/… –  Andre Joost Sep 14 '12 at 11:16
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