OpenStreetMap is a collaborative project to create a free editable map of the world. The data is free, and free of legal and technical restrictions. OpenStreetMap is often shorted to OSM.

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Geoserver can't display non latin Language in osm map

I have used geoserver to serve osm map, everything works fine,except that in one server I can't see non latin language on map and in another server It works fine,can anybody help me with that?I have ...
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OpenSteetMaps: Rendering Problem

The Problem I've installed an OpenStreetMap Server on CentOS 7. When I go to render the tiles I get the following: renderd[25207]: Rendering daemon started renderd[25207]: Initiating reqyest_queue ...
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How do you calculate latitude and longitude of a point in a static map?

Background: I have generated a static map (map.png) of a particular city using mapnik and osm data of the highest zoom level. I am able to zoom in and zoom out successfully using my Java program. It ...
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Google Maps Openlayer plugin not aligned with the OpenStreetMap building layer in QGIS

I am working on an OpenStreeetMap (OSM) building layer (I download the imposm geojson in city Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania from https://mapzen.com/data/metro-extracts and used the building layer) and the ...
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OpenStreetMap building layer

I wonder how the building layer in OSM is generated? Are they generated using aerial imagery with automatic image segmentation/classification techniques or they are from crowd sourced tagging.
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Rendering Problem: OpenStreetMap Server CentOS 7

The Problem I'm trying to install an OpenStreetMap server on CentOS 7. I'm using mapnik 2.2.0 and PostGis 2.0. When I try to render the tiles for the server I get the following error: ...
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Legal standpoint of using open source map data in proprietary software?

I am planning to use an API call to something like http://overpass-api.de/api/interpreter?data=... to gather raw GIS data for an application I am working on. Can anyone tell me if that affects my ...
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URL for querying OSM server, getting xml response, for roads only in large areas

I've already Googled extensively around this subject, and can't quite get it right. Can anyone give me example URLs which return XML data consisting of just roads, for example, over areas larger than ...
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Importing OpenStreetMap (OSM) data into *.gdb using ArcGIS for Desktop?

Does anyone know what the fastest way to import OpenStreetMap data into an ArcGIS File Geodatabase (*.gdb) is? I'm using ArcGis 10.2.x and I see two options: OpenStreetMap Loader, which handles a ...
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Problem visualizing OSM's ways twice in leaflet

I have retrieving all types of data from a small B-box using the Overpass Api and i have populated Postgres(postGis) using "osm2pgsql" with the default style. I can extract the ways into geoJson ...
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Is there a way to get undistorted maps in R (when using the openstreetmap package)?

When I download a large map within R (using the openstreetmap package) and I reproject the map (ideally to +proj=longlat), the map will always turn out distorted, making country labels etc. near the ...
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Building Large Network Datasets from OpenStreetMap in ArcGIS?

I'm trying to build a "large" network dataset from OSM data in ArcGIS. Doing it all at once is taking a "long time" and seems like there is a big opportunity for it to fail at some point which would ...
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How to use locally served tiles for interactive maps instead of just a png image of tiles

Hi I followed this link and it worked for me.. https://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/manually-building-a-tile-server-14-04/ I can serve tiles locally but running it and by just typing the link like ...
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QuickOSM returns no result

I am trying to download the polygons for the Umweltzone Heidelberg from OpenStreetMap using QuickOSM in QGIS. I queried by name as shown in the screenshot: The corresponding OSM script looks like ...
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How can I visualize a series of points on a world map?

I'd like to run a big list of IP addresses through geolocation and then display them on a map, most preferably an OpenStreetMap one. While geolocation will probably be easy using GeoIP, I'm looking ...
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How to Convert Just a Sulawesi Map to Leaflet

I'm still develop a Web GIS that show population distribution in form of heat map. I'm use Quantum GIS with Open Street Map & Q2Leaflet Plugin as a tool to accomplish it. The problem is, I just ...
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Tilemill/PostgreSQL Connection refused Error

I have been trying to set up a MBTiles Export using PostgreSQL 9.2 and the Latest version of Tilemill. According to the postgreSQL Logs, I am receiving an error, and I cannot figure out why. I have ...
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Calculating Mercator coordinates from lat/lon

I am new to GIS but I am working on a project mapping a building using floor plans and JOSM. Using the PicLayer plugin I added the .png floor plan as a layer. I wrote a .cal file to set the scale, ...
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Openlayers 3 bad coordinates

I am using Openlayers 3. In order to open the map i use OpenStreetMap generated tiles. When i try to get coordinates using polyFeature.getGeometry().getCoordinates() it provides me bad coordinates , ...
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Openlayers 3 and map captions i18n

All captions are displayed in native language when using Openstreetmap as source and that makes map too hard to read when looking at Asian countries. Is it possible to use user selected language or ...
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Installing OSM on Centos: Protobuf Problems

The Problem: I'm trying to install OSM on CentOS 7. One of the dependencies is protobuf and protobuf-devel. I've installed the library through the package manager, through source, with different ...
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Orphan road segments

I am working with OSM road data for a developing nation. Included in the dataset are various small networks of roads that are orphans or islands i.e. not connected to the main road network. For ...
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OpenStreetMaps Local Server: Mapnik not Rendering Tiles

Introduction: I've built a local OSM server following this guide https://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/manually-building-a-tile-server-14-04/. I've gotten through the guide just fine, and the server ...
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How to show the labels of aeroways like Openstreetmap in Mapbox Studio

I'm using Mapbox Studio to create a Mapbox style. However, I don't know how to show the labels of aeroways like Openstreetmap. You can see the labels are showing on the right side.
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looking for documentation about exploiiting OSM file with c++ API

My application is written in QT4.6, i use the C++ API of QGIS 2.8.2 i had to read and display OpenStreetMap in my canvas in my application so, i am looking for some documentation or tutorial for ...
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How to generate interactive map tile server

Following the instructions here: https://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/manually-building-a-tile-server-14-04/ I created a tile server which is rendered in the browser as a PNG file but I wanted to ...
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Using OpenStreetMaps (*.pbf) data with Mapnik?

I am using mapnik to directly render a map using xml sheet. I downloaded world boundaries, created the mapnik stylesheet from wiki page, and ran the python code which created a world image : Now ...
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Spatial query ST_CONTAINS returns empty result

I want to create a database view in Postgres/PostGIS which returns a subset of the points stored in another table called locations. The subset is defined by an area stored in yet another table called ...
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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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Routing Service that Avoids Areas?

I'm just starting with GIS, and I'm looking for a routing service that will allow me to avoid given regions on a map, or to build my own router that has this functionality. The site ...
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Are traffic_signals always part of a way?

I have a question concerning the data. Are nodes that are tagged as traffic_signals expected to be part of a way that is a k="highway" itself? <node id="12345678" lat="60" lon="10"> <tag ...
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Best way to cut linestrings with points

i was checking the best way to cut linestrings by points. The scenario is: lots of streets, need the segments cut by intersect points, kind of this: I got linestrings (full uncuted by points) ...
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Where can I find geodata for the Russian терсон-мо or терсон-ате census units? Or: can osm_admin polygons be linked to those?

I'm looking to combine Russian census data with georeferenced polygons. This is for a research project looking into different aspects of mobility within the Republic of Саха (Sakha/Yakutsk), the ...
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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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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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Starting Tile Sever Rendering Error: OSMBright.xml

I was following the entire process found here: https://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/manually-building-a-tile-server-14-04/ I have an error though on Testing your tileserver part where i run the ...
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What is difference between openstreetmap and openlayers?

What is difference between openlayers & openstreetmaps ? is openlayers made on openstreetmap or vice versa ?
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OpenLayers Plugin - Opencyclemap does not display correctly

It happened on version 2.6 and I was told it was my version that was the trouble, so I reverted to 2.2. The odd thing is, that it will usually work fine the first time I open the map, but it seems ...
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qgis 2.8 openlayers plugin : google & OSM

I'm working currently for a big project with QGIS 2.8 (windows). I would like load satellite images (google or OSM for instance) as baselayer. I know the usefull plugin called openlayers plugin. I ...
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Overlay a raster image using Equirectangular projection (lat/lon) onto OSM/Google map with openlayers?

I have a forecast map of 6x6 lat/lon extend from 104E-110E, 10N-16N as an static PNG image and want to make it an overlay on the basemap of OSM/Google map using openlayers 3. The problem is OSM uses ...
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Osm2pgsql: Error Loading in north-america-latest.osm.pbf

I've had my OSM Tile server working great for several days now, but just with Indiana. I decided to fill the gis database with all of North America. I run the following command: sudo -u user ...
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Updating OSM TileServer

I built an OSM TileServer using the entire planet OSM data about a year. I wold like to update the database of my TileServer by using the new planet OSM data. Given that the original planet OSM data ...
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What is the most suitable way to get the boundary of a state or a country or the whole world dynamically?

I am working on a project where I have to create filled map charts based on the data client has provided. The data has latitude and longitude information. Based on the selected level (city or state or ...
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How can I customize GLMap offline vector map?

I am using GLMap from https://getyourmap.com/ and I have two questions: In my vector map the street name is shown in two languages I want to show in one language. How can I change that? Where can I ...
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Get street addresses from Open Street Map

I want to get the street addresses for all the buildings in London from Open Street Map, but I'm not sure how to request for it? Can someone tell me what request precidate I should use?
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Converting mapsforge .map file to OSM or shp

I have found solution for converting OSM file into .map file but is there a way for converting .map file back to osm or shp or any other well-known vector file type? by .map file i mean mapsforge ...
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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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How to create a locator through Open Street Map Data

I need to make a locator for UK addresses and I know Open Street Map has very good data for the UK, I was wondering how I can convert the data for house addresses, which is in xml form, into a locator ...
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Converting OpenStreetMaps PBF to geojson with geocoding

I am able to convert PBF to geojson, but I lack the additional attributes like state, country, city, suburb, type of business etc which is offered by geocoding service like Nominatim. The geojson ...
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Where can I get an Open Street Map extract that includes Bike Lanes?

I'd like some way to download an extract of OSM data, like GeoFabrik or BBBike, that includes bike lanes. Does anyone have any advice or should I just try and figure them out with Osmosis?