Is a tool to search OSM data by name and address and to generate synthetic addresses of OSM points (reverse geocoding).

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Hosted nominatim services

Are there hosted nominatim services that can do all it's duties (particularly reverse-geocoding) all over the world? We have a high volume of lookups (we dont want to be throttled) but we want to ...
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How can I geocode to a shape instead of a coordinate?

Geocoding to a shape instead of a point The project I'm currently working on is Find-A-Record. We are geocoding genealogical record collections and storing them in a spatial index (browse our blog if ...
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Different searching results in local Nominatim and openstreetmap.org

I've just installed Nominatim using this guide. I've successfully import fresh osm.bz2 file with data for Saint-Petersburg, Russia into my postgresql database. Nominatim search script works, but it ...
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Difference between osm_id and place_id?

I'd like to know what the difference is between place_id and osm_id. I understand osm_id is some sort of reference number + more convenient for OSM to find location v. lat/lng. If this is the case, ...
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How to implement place auto-complete using nominatim?

hi i want auto complete like google place and I dont'want to use Google Place API. I Got nominatim auto-complete example but it's not working in my windows 8 because it's implemented in node.js please ...
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Find parent place using nominatim

I have a locally hosted Nominatim service. I'm trying to reverse geocode a lat, lon to a place hierarchy. E.g. ...
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OSM Place Search in QGIS not working anymore?

We've used OSM Place Search plugin daily with QGIS 2.2, 2.6 and 2.8 and it's been great. However, it stopped working last week for myself and several other inter-office users. We enter search text, ...
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Postgis is Broken after installing Nominatim

I followed Nominatim Tutorial to install PostGIS and after that I can't access PostGIS at all I already trying reinstalling and installing everything over and over again with no success. Everytime I ...
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How can I decrease size of geodatabase “Nominatim”?

I downloaded Nominatim http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Nominatim/Installation. The database size is more than 400 GB. The speed of geocoding is very slow. I want to increase it. For example, I ...
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Can we use existing planet database for Nominatim

i have imported data from the OSM to PGSQL using osm2pgsql for generating tiles, and now i need to add Nominatim support also, this Nominatim requires the same OSM data. can we use the existing ...
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Is it possible to render map tiles with a Nominatim PostGIS db?

I've imported a OSM database using Nominatim's setup.php. It's possibile to use some software to render the tiles using that database, or I have to re-import in a different DB for Mapnik et similia? ...
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Location names autocomplete service with custom Nominatim installation

I'm looking to host an autocomplete service. I have installed Nominatim and imported the planet file with Nominatim. It took about 3 days to dump data into database and an additional 7 days to run ...
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How can I get list of counties in a route from OpenStreetMap?

I have a route created by MapQuest Open Directions Service. I would like to get a list of all counties that route runs through. Does anyone know if this is possible? I have tried figuring out if I ...
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Nominatim limit and importance

If I limit the results by nominatim will they be ordered by importance? So if I set ?limit=1 will I get the match with the highest importance? If not, how can I enforce this?
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nominatim api for long streets

I'm using the Nominatim API in geojson method to retrieve streets poly line. For short streets I have no issue and the results are good. However for long streets the data I'm getting back in the ...
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Nominatim: Always getting “unable to geocode”

I've installed Nominatim and everything seems to work fine, but whenever I try to use the reverse geocoding API, all I get is "unable to geocode". Strangely, the search function works well and returns ...
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Nominatim versus Google's geocoder address aproximation

I have been trying to display the details of the route that my program is retrieving, precisely the street names. I get the route results in gps coordinates and i decided to use MapQuest's Nominatim ...
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How to use the Tile Server to fetch latitude/longitude data

I have installed a tile server using the following link and my main purpose was to geocode as many times as possible. Initially I was using openstreet API to geocode but they have certain limits so ...
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OSM import fails due to non-matching PostgreSQL version

I am trying to follow the installation of Nominatim, based on http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Nominatim/Installation#Ubuntu.2FDebian. The command ./utils/setup.php —osm-file <pbf-file> —all ...
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osm2pgsql error when import pbf for Nominatim DB

Good day to all, Am getting the following error when running utils/setup.php in nominatim 2.1: Reading in file: /storage/Library/geodata/africa-latest.osm.pbf Processing: Node(54854k 62.1k/s) ...
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Nominatim reverse geocode gets blocked - how do i send a valid UserAgent or Referer?

I have a php page that requests reverse geocoding data from Nominatim OSM server. It was working for over a year. Recently started blocking my requests with the following message: You have been ...
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Permission Denied when installing openstreetmap server

I am installing a tile server from this link on my Ubuntu Machine 14.04. The problem I am facing is in this line : ./make.py cd ../OSMBright/ carto project.mml > OSMBright.xml Whenever I enter ...
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Definitive list of Nominatim types and categories?

Is there a definitive list somewhere on the interwebs of the category and type values in Nominatim? I've been doing some Googling but found nothing as yet.
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Renderd “planet_osm_polygon” not exists. What to do now?

I'm trying to create my map server. Importing a planet with osm2psql was perfect, I installed nominatim and is working too. I installed the libapache2-mod-tile packet, caring about to not create the ...
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Is there an OSM High Level Dataset (pbf) available?

I'm currently trying to setup an offline Nominatim geocoder VM and I only need to have access high level data (countries, states and cities). Is there an OSM high level dataset (.pdf package) ...
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Multiple response from nominatim service call (Geocoding) in openstreetMap

I am using OpenStreeMap with Google as layer, and for geocoding , nominatim service. Below, is my code. $.ajax({ url: "http://nominatim.openstreetmap.org/search?q=" + address + ...
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Nominatim does not respect countrycode

Possible duplicate I have a question about Nominatim, but the OSM forum currently does not accept new registrations... I want to limit my search results to a specific country, so I am using the ...
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Disk usage for Europe (OpenStreetMap)

I would like to know a disk space usage for Europe extract (Nominatim, tile server, both data structures and rendered tiles). I have currently map server with an european country extract and I tried ...
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Getting complete address information from OSM without Geocoder

I know a question like this is asked very often. But the answers did never really satisfy me. I want to extract addresses and maybe POIs from OSM. Nothing more. I am not interested any additional ...
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Nominatim CentOS 7 Install Problem

The Problem: I've installed Nominatim on CentOS 7 because I want to do some reverse geo-coding, however, when I try to load the and create a Nominatim database with this command: ./utils/setup.php ...
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Nominatim with osm2pgsql for rhel 6

I tried configure&make Nominatim on rhel6.5 but Nominatim compiled whithout osm2pgsql. I also tried complied osm2pgql by handle with ./autogen, ./configure make and got many errors like: ...
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Permanent link to a Nominatim address?

I want to be able to link landmarks from a private database to their respective OSM representations (nodes, ways or relations). One of the approaches I have seen to get permanent-ish reliable link to ...
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Error when installing Nominatim on Ubuntu

Due to a large amount of geocoding tasks I want to install Nominatim on my local machine following the official manual. I installed the required software without problems, however when installing ...
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OpenLayers map with Nominatim lookup function not working

I am trying to create a simple map with a search function, my minimal example is here: http://jsfiddle.net/TimLucas/vbaupe30/4/ For some reason the coords transformation after the script has received ...
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Limit Nominatim results tp specific country

I want to limit the search in Nominatim to a specific country and was trying this code: mapPanel = new GeoExt.MapPanel({ border: true, region: "center", map: map, zoom: 7, ...
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Error finishing importing Nominatim: idx_word_word_id

After three weeks of hard work, I was one step to the end of importing planet.osm, but it crashed! This is the first log error: user@maps:~/Nominatim$ tail setup.log Done 37133684 in 148141 @ ...
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OpenStreetMap Nominatim Underscore Amenities Not Working

I'm trying to locate the drinking_water amenity in Nominatim to no avail. When I run the following query: ...
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If we use Nominatim just for reverse geocoding, is it possible to delete some tables from the PostGIS database?

I've installed Nominatim on a server following these instructions. I've also imported the luxembourg osm.pbf file data, so reverse geocoding queries successfully work in the luxembourg area. What I ...
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Geocode free APi for internal application

I need opinions / experienced use on this issue: Which API can be used to geocode an internal application of a company that meets these requirements: Can be used for company internal application ...
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Callback method geocode items nominatim not work

function addr_search() { var inp = document.getElementById("addr"); $.getJSON('http://nominatim.openstreetmap.org/search?format=json&limit=5&q=' + inp.value, function(data) { ...
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Add polygons to PostGres to be queried by Nominatim

I'm trying to build out a geocoder that also returns the correct legislative district information from this data: http://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/data/tiger.html I've got OSM data imported into a ...
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Write Nominatim-like geocode query using only PostGIS functions?

I'm new to PostGIS and was anticipating being able to write geocode queries using only the functions provided by PostGIS. However, once I loaded my database using osm2pgsql and discovered tables like ...
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Limit data imported into PostGIS database?

I am building a web application in which members will be able to find other members in their area. This is your typical "nearest neighbor" search which I'll perform using their latitude and ...
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How to get nodes in a particular city? [Open Street Maps - Overpass API / Nominatim]

I wish to get nodes that belong to a particular city. I tried doing a radius search around the latitude and longitude of the city but that is just an approximation. Moreover the radius varies from one ...
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Can I use Map Quest/ Open Street map to get the local names?

I am using the reverse geocoding service provided by Map Quest. For a sample coordinate of N 53.27, E 8.123333, I receive the state of "Lower Saxony". According to Wikipedia, and a user of my service, ...
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Nominatim installation error: Out of memory for node cache dense index

I am installing Nominatim on my Ubuntu server 14.04 through this link and trying to load OSM data into my postgreSQL database. For loading into my database I am using this command as given in the ...
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Osm2pgsql failed due to error when I try to import data into PostgreSQL

I am using the following link to install openstreetmap server on my ubuntu 14.04 server. I have followed their tutorial line by line and installed most of the dependencies and everything. When I try ...
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Nominatim: osm2pgsql path specification problem

The Problem: I've installed Nominatim on CentOS 7, but I'm running into an import error when I try to load the data. Here is the error: Import Please download and build osm2pgsql. If it is already ...
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import OpenStreetMaps Data fails

I work in project of geocoding so i want to import the OpenStreetMaps Data. i created a database and name it nominatim and i tried this command: sudo ./utils/setup.php --osm-file ...
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GeoPy API error: GeocoderInsufficientPrivileges

Continually receiving error from standard address geolocation request using Nominatim. Code below: from geopy.geocoders import Nominatim address = "90, Park Avenue, New York City, New York, 10016" ...