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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 Query Locally

The Problem: I have a local open street maps server set up and rendering tiles perfectly. I wanted to add search capabilities so I installed Nominatim and did the following: ./utils/setup.php ...
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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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local osm/nominatim install

I am newbie to osm/nominatim. I set up everything correctly and loaded Florida pbf data and geocode /searches were working fine. Today I added data for Mississipi using the setup.php script with ...
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Can't upload files to database by Nominatim

I was trying upload geofabric's netherlands-latest file into Nominatim's database. I used bellow command and all was fine: ./utils/setup.php --osm-file maps/netherlands-latest.osm.pbf --all 2>&1 | ...
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Nominatim Installation Error: Importing and Index OSM data

I'm new to GIS and OSM. I've successfully installed OSM locally and now I want to add Nominatim to the mix. I've been following the installation instructions exactly from here: ...
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Nominatim reverse geocoding not returning house numbers

I've installed my own nominatim server. I'm doing regular geocoding and reverse geocoding on a set of US street addresses. I have installed the Tiger 2014 edges dataset for the area I need. Regular ...
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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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Is there a way to sort the results of a Nominatim request?

I was wondering if there is a way to sort the results of a request to Nominatim. I am using JavaScript for the request. When I type street name and house number I do get a certain number of results. ...
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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" ...
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Results are not showing after installing

I have installed the Nominatim on openSUSE i got the 2.3 version wget http://www.nominatim.org/release/Nominatim-2.3.0.tar.bz2 and i have build the source as below cd Nominatim ./configure make ...