Mapnik is an open source mapping toolkit, written in C++ and useful for both desktop- and server-based map rendering. It is used by Tilemill and openstreetmap. Learn more at http://mapnik.org/

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How can I show timezone in TileMill?

I downloaded data from Natural Earth Data and added it to TileMill (git revision 8044976 on Mac) I downloaded raster data, borders, cities, airports and timezones. However, the timezones show only a ...
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Wrong size when use Mapproxy to serve Mapnik tiles as ESPG: 900913

I have been stuck at this problem for a whole day. Really would like to ask for some help. Problem: In MapProxy Demo TMS page, EPSG:4326 looks fine, except the map is tilted and I don't want that. ...
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using mod_tile in windows

I am trying to generate tiles on the fly in windows using mod_tile. I have followed the tutorial http://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/manually-building-a-tile-server-14-04/ on ubuntu and successfully ...
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gdal2tiles doesn't use resampling method correct?

I'm using gdal2tiles to create tiles from MODIS satellite imagery (250 m resolution) and I have noticed that I get the same bad result if I use -r near or -r bilinear (or lanczos for that matter). See ...
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Error in osm.xml while generating the output xml for tile server using generate_xml.py

I'm setting up my own tile server using PostGreSQL, PostGIS extension, mapnik and osm2pgsql. While trying to generate the xml by using the command: E:\>python generate_xml.py download_osm.xml ...
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Create offline map for android

I am using mapsforge but I have problem with street names.I would like to develop an offline vector map for a city like osmAnd offline map or an offline vector map in mapnik format.Could you please ...
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Windshaft + Postgres to read geojson

I am using Windshaft and trying to figure out how I can take a geojson text object from Postgres and have it rendered as a tile layer. I have tried the following query: sql: "select ...
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Using custom mapbox styles with mapnik

I created my own tile server according to this instruction and my own layout/style with mapbox. Following the mentioned instruction I currently use OSM Bright as layout/style. In short: How can I use ...
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renderd not rendering

I followed the instructions manually building a tile server and ran in some problems. When entering http://localhost:8080/osm_tiles/0/0/0.png renderd shows this: renderd[263]: DEBUG: Got incoming ...
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Displaying raster tiles from OSM data stored in a postgis server

I have been recently tasked with setting up a raster tile server that serves tiles from data pulled from a postgis store. I have managed to get a vector tile server up and running but I'm stuck on ...
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Mapnik not generating tiles for tilecatche

imported data by using Osm2pgsql, to get rid off all problems related to data conversion, i stored this as latlong (-l parameter).I created stylesheet, and i tested with python script and it was ...
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Renderd outputs “failed to initialize projection 4326”

I'm setting up a tile server using the guide provided here. I have everything set up. proj4 is installed in version 4.8.0. The espg file is existant, I ran an xmllint over my xml style file without ...
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More Mapnik Servers for serving a large area?

As you may recall, I had some problem with the Mapnik toolchain about serving the whole planet. I was thinking about this idea: if I divide the world in 4 macro-areas (like Cartesian quadrants on ...
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How to configure tilecache on nginx

I am running a geodjango application with mapnik and tilecache. Currently tilecache is run on another server to decrease the load on the application server. The application server has nginx as the ...
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Generating Interactive Tiles using Nodejs, Mapnik, and PostGIS for Leaflet

I am looking to do something like this but where I have all the data on the same server. I've been following through the set of tutorials @ sparkgeo.com/labs/big/ and I'm having some difficulty. ...
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Mapnik / Renderd / mod_tile rendering too slow

I've a little problem showing map tiles. My website during development/testing was using OSM, but we will going to production, and we want to serve the tiles without using OSM server no more. Using ...
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Building political world wall map for print? [closed]

I'm trying to create a political wall map. I've settled on the Natural Earth projection and thus have had problems with quite a few tools that don't support the projection (Tilemill, QGIS, Maperitive ...
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OpenStreetMaps openstreetmap-carto XML error or Missing Data from osm2pgsql

I've successfully built a tile server using the documentation provided here: https://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/manually-building-a-tile-server-14-04/ For my data, I obtained the north american ...
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Orthographic reprojection with mapnik

I am trying to create a google earth like wep application. My problem is that I can't get to render a full view of the earth. The zoom_all() function generates the following error : RuntimeError: ...
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How to style ways with CartoCSS depending on a relation property (OSM)

I'm using CartoCSS together with an OSM Postgres DB (hstore on). I want to set the line color depending on the operator tag of relations (routes). How can I do that? Update Thanks to Paul Norman for ...
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Rendering points and polygons with Mapnik

I've tried to render a few maps in Mapnik and I have a little problem. I want to render a map that contains two layers: point and polygon. I've used this script: import mapnik rule = mapnik.Rule() ...
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Mapnik: Non-Image Polygon fill (e.g., diagonals)

Some of the output produced by our team - primarily on updates for 'legacy' projects - is styled with diagonal line fills (an example appears below). In mapnik, this can be achieved using ...
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font error when using mapnik generate_tiles.py

generate_tiles.py has worked fine throughout the transition from mapnik 0.7 to mapnik 2.x in gentoo linux. Now I have switched to debian (wheezy) and I am getting the following error when I run ...
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Max Zoom Level in Mapnik

A question regarding mapnik: Is it possible to configure a custom max. zoom level? I am trying to find a way to get mapnik to render tiles for zoom levels 20+ (till 28 would be nice). PS: The ...
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How to configure mapproxy and mapnik for getfeatureinfo requests

I'm wondering if its possible to configure mapproxy and mapnik for getfeatureinfo requests. I've made this combination work for getmap requests, but when I request getfeatureinfo I receive layer xxx ...
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Serving Dynamic Tiles

I want to display data (tiles and utfgrid info) inside MSSQL on top of google maps using Mapnik. I have looked into mapnik and setup a small prototype both with tilestache and also with node-mapnik ...
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Draw only the portion of a border shared by two features?

I need to draw two countries' shared border in a style distinct from the other borders on my map. I've come up with some very hacky ways that kind of work, but is there a right way to do this? I'm ...
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GeoServer WMS / WMTS with Mapnik rendering backend

I am going to migrate our current TileCache WMS-T server to a current and up to date GeoServer / GeoWebCache product. We use Mapnik as our rendering back end and I would love to keep it this way. I ...
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Removing Dashed Borders of CartoDB Polygons

I've created a CartoDB map with a bunch of different multipolygons and it is displayed with a CartoCSS color ramp I created. However I've noticed that I cannot rid my map of the dashed lines that ...
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Keeping file paths when converting cartocss to mapnik style

I am using Tilemill to edit a map style (mss) which is then exported for mapnik (xml). The problem is that although I specify the full path to my layer sources (e.g. shapefiles) when I export the ...
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How to use OSM Bright with Mapnik Renderd

I have set up an OSM tile server using instructions at this blog - http://seshagiriprabhu.wordpress.com/2013/07/21/building-an-openstreetmap-tile-server-on-ubuntu-12-04-lts/ The slippymap renders ...
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icu4c + Mapnik - I want to switch icu4c from 55.1 to 54.1 to get Mapnik to work

What is the best way to downgrade icu4c from 55.1 to 54.1 on Mac OS X Mavericks. I tried brew switch icu4c 54.1 and failed. Reason to switch back to 54.1 I am trying to setup and use Mapnik. I was ...
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How to install everything “geo” in Ubuntu?

I am new to ubuntu SAUCY and I must confess the transition from windows has not been really easy for me. on windows everything seems pretty much straight forward but I am getting frustrated because It ...
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Generating vector tiles with Mapnik

Is it possible to generate Vector Tiles using the 2.2.0 Mapnik release? If so, please give a sample configuration or point to an example.
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I have a shapefile with polygons/areas, and a point (lat,lon). How to figure out which polygon/area this point belongs to?

I have a shapefile with areas (eg. a simple world map with countries - polygons, epsg:4326). I also have a point (lat, lon coordinates). What's the simplest/easiest way to figure out in which ...
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Tile server with dynamic mapnik rendering, caching, and pre-emptive rendering

I've been making some pretty (but computationally expensive) tiles with TileMill and I'd like to serve them up. First, I served them straight from TileMill. Every tile gets rendered dynamically, ...
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Labelling a multipoygon scattered in different areas

I am using mapnik and tilecache to generate tiles and openlayers to view map in the browser. In one of my shapefiles(multipolygon) with administrative boundaries, I found that more than one records ...
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Data format for offline apps on iPad?

For an iPAD application (based on WhirlyGlobe) we've two modes: offline and online. It's a meteorological application so each day around 1600 layers (worldwide) per day are created on the servers. ...
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Mapnik performance - large polyline dataset

I'm working with a very large set of polylines - contour data - to be rendered with Mapnik. (The contours are generated using gdal_contour from SRTM data.) At present I'm storing them in PostGIS and ...
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How to add a non-pattern polygon fill in mapnik/mapbox?

I have a map with a polygon that I want to fill with an SVG image (see simple example below). I got polygon-pattern-file to work, but I don't want the image to be used as a pattern. I mean, when I ...
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Using custom styles with Mapnik

I'm setting up a custom tile server using OpenstreetMaps and Mapnik. I've been able to successfully setup the server and serve tiles using it. I'm using the OSM-Bright style right now. I would like ...
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Apache2 is missing conf.d file

I am following this tutorial about how to create my own tiles and got stuck on slide 20. I am trying to tell my web server about my mod_tile installation. However the folder /etc/apache2 doesn't have ...
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How to serve an image layer with tilestache

I have some .png images with associated .wld and .tfw files. I'd like to display this in OpenLayers, and I already have a Tilestache server running, so it would be good to leverage this. OpenLayers ...
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Mapnik, Mapserver or Geoserver

I'm currently developping an ArcGIS based flex webviewer. ArcGIS is great for most of the things but there are some issues like performance and license costs. That's why I'm looking into possible ...
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Difference between 2 projections?

I have osm.xml file where projection is defined as follows: Map background-color="grey" srs="&srs900913;" minimum-version="2.0.0"> n settings.xml file projection is also set there as: <!ENTITY ...
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Rendered tiles look stretched

I've setup a tile rendering system based on Mapnik + PostGIS. When I open the data with QGis directly from PostGIS it looks fine; but when I attempt to generate tiles with Mapnik they look stretched ...
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basic question about mapnik

I am new in mapnik, and I found mapnik at OSM wiki page. And I am interested in it, but I have some question. 1 the mapnik work scope It seems that it is a library for map rendering(creation), ...
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SVG patterns in Tilemill/Mapbox Studio

I'm working on a project that requires custom styles for lines, similar to that in Mapbox's line-pattern-file example, but I keep running into an issue where my custom line symbology looks suboptimal ...
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Converting from Lat/Lon (WGS84) to Mercator (UTM)

i am trying to render a map with Mapnik via Python. Therefore I first created a style file (as XML) and my code looks so far: m = mapnik.Map(400, 400) style = 'osm.xml' mapnik.load_map(m, style) box ...
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How to render Mapbox Vector Tiles from OSM data?

I'd like to render my own vector tiles in the Mapbox Vector Tile format (MVT) format using OpenStreetMap data (ultimately for use with Mapbox's hot Mapbox GL JS client renderer). Is TileStache + ...