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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How to get WKT or GEOJson by country or city name with Overpass API?

I'm trying to understand Overpass API, I'm experimenting with it, but cannot get what I expect. Overpass API doesn't return me neither polygon shapes, nor WKT, nor GEOJson, nor even a highlight of the ...
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How to get a list of OSM relations (id numbers) of cities and countries only?

I want to get OSM polygon shapes (GEOJson or WKT) of countries and cities only. I know that it is called a "relation" in OSM and each relation has its own id (New York is 175905, for example). How may ...
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How to order points of a polygon?

I want to create a polygon, which represents the administrative boundary of a city. It is specified by a relation, which consists of ways <member type="way" ref="25657490" role="outer"/> ...
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Overpass XML query for finding all buildings inside a polygon

I want to run following Overpass QL query in order to get way IDs of all buildings inside a polyon: way(poly:"50.7 7.1 50.7 7.2 50.75 7.15")[building]; >; out ids; Since I'm using the osm-common ...
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OSM - Extract Streets from OSM Data (With/Without Python)

I'm currently in the works of creating a pythonic way of extracting street names from an OSM dump for the Province of Quebec. Originally, I wanted to do this in Python to make it easier to integrate ...
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What is a reasonable time to get a gps fix with 10 meters precision?

I hope I'm asking this at the right part of Stack Exchange. Please bear with me if I'm wrong. I'm developing some gps based applications. The demands I have for precision are not very high, but I ...
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Building java based desktop map application using embedded database such as spatialite

I am relatively very new to building GIS based applications and have a very limited understanding in this area. So I need some help in building a java based desktop application which would generate ...
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How to read all IDs of all ways inside a polygon?

I have an OSM map of a larger region. Inside that region is a city with a boundary specified by a polygon. I want to retrieve IDs of all ways (ideally - of all buildings) inside that boundary (inside ...
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How do I add Garmin .img files to QGIS?

I downloaded 10 .img files from garmin.openstreetmap.nl which are supposed to contain the topo tiles for the area I would like to add in qgis. I've been unable to find any instructions on how to use ...
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OGR FeatureCount returns '-1' with OSM data

I am trying to read in an OSM file with OGR. import ogr driverOSM = ogr.GetDriverByName('OSM') roadsDs = driverOSM.Open('data/map.osm', 0) roadsLayer = roadsDs.GetLayer() The feature count returns ...
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Projecting OpenStreetMap raster base in other projections

I know that OSM WMS service works with EPSG:4326 and EPSG:900913 I need to have an OSM base layer projected in another Projection, for example EPSG:32632 Do you know some way to do this? Even ...
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What does vector tiled map mean?

I'm working on an application that renders geoJSON into OpenLayers map. The idea is about not having PNG images downloaded from external services (OSM or Bing) but having geo information in geoJSON ...
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finding administrative boundaries in Guinea using OSM

I am trying to map the quartiers (neighborhoods) in the city of Conakry, Guinea. As far as I can find, OMS contains information on the location of each quartier, and displays this with a point in ...
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How may I compare two indoor maps?

I have a few indoor map construction algorithms and the ground truth map. I am trying to compare their construction accuracies w.r.t. the ground truth map. Like any other scientific evaluations, mere ...
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OpenStreetMap shp layer is shifting

I am dealing with this issue more than 2 month and i am hoping that some one have a lead for me. I am using Openlayers to show some vectors layers like buildings, points, gardens and more layers that ...
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Tool for adding buildings to OpenStreetMaps by tracing their countours on satellite maps

There is an OSM map of some city, in which several buildings are missing (see the OSM map and the Yandex map of the same place below - there are lots of spaces, which look empty in the OSM map, but ...
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How to add ward info in osm buildings

i have buildings data from osm and ward boundaries. i need to find which building lies in which ward and add that information in the building data. I prefer use osm output format. INPUT: <way ...
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Is there a way to download more than 13MB of OSM data to QGIS?

I'm using QGIS to make maps with OSM streetmaps data. Problem is that with QGIS -> Vector -> OSM -> download data, after about 13MB I get "Download error Operation cancelled". Sometimes I get ...
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r openproj to plot in open street map in a different projection

I am very new to geographic data, so I am sorry for the stupidity of the question. I need to plot some data that are in this projection EUREF_FIN_TM35FIN Projection: Transverse_Mercator ...
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How to use OpenStreetMap in Java?

I have a requirement of GIS to be implemented using Java. I have read the developer guide for OpenStreetMap but there is insufficient information for its setup technically. I am completely new to ...
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Recommended specs for a single-country OSM tile server

What specs would you recommend for an OSM tile server dedicated to serving tiles for a single, small country (e.g., Portugal only)? Total server load is estimated to be no more than two/three users ...
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Easiest way to read roads, railroads, buildings from an OSM map

I'm prototyping a Java application, which uses an OSM map of a small city. I need to extract from the OSM map the coordinates of roads, railroads, power lines and buildings. At the moment I'm ...
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Problem with loading OSM planet into PostgreSQL

I try download OSM planet into PostgreSQL database. I do all steps from instruction http://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/manually-building-a-tile-server-12-04/ I also modify string "kernel.shmmax" ...
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GeoWebCache seed task dies immediately after being submitted

The data comes from Geofabrik's Brazil slice: http://download.geofabrik.de/south-america/brazil.html Imported into a PostGIS DB with osm2pgsql. GeoServer is 2.4.0, running on latest Tomcat 7.0.x, on ...
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Good projection for covering most of the world

I'm writing an application for building navigation routes thru the city streets, and not quite sure what projection would be best. I tried EPSG:3587, however, the tools I'm using - GeoTools and ...
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osm2pgsql --hstore

I'm working with postgreSQL 8.$ and PostGIS and I need to import osm file to database. I tried it with utility osm2pgsql, but I have problem with hstore extension. Does anyone know how to solve this ...
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Topographic tile cache needed to replace OSM street map data in an app

I have developed and marketed an application that successfully uses a pre loaded tile cache of Open Street Map .png files for a small city area about 20km x20km to support the presentation of tourist ...
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How to mark a particular point in MapPanel?

There is a component called MapPanel, which displays OpenStreetMaps. I want to mark some places on the displayed map, without changing the underlying map. Those marked places are identified by ...
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Routing with osm2po - starting from middle of the street

I'm currently looking at using osm2po's java library to build a simple application that builds a shortest path between my favorite bars :) However, I'd like to start at any location, not at an ...
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Symbology for Open Street Map [OSM] Data in MapInfo [tab] format

I have shapefiles for the different SOM layers which I have translated into TABs but I am now trying to symbolise them in a similar style to OSM online. Is there a way to easily apply the OSM ...
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Smoothing Lines in PostGIS

I want to smooth Lines in postgis, to be more specific, I want to smooth road data from OpenStreetMap. Basicly I thought of something like this scenario. This would be a possible road segment. I ...
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OpenLayers plugin for QGis problem with maps loading

I am new in GIS. I use QGis 2.0.1 with OpenLayers plugin downloaded from official repository. When I click to Add OpenStreetMap layer the map is not showing and load process is neverending. What is ...
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How to split a 20 km² OSM file?

I want to create a 3D model of an OSM map using osm2world. Osm2World can render maps of large regions, for example, there is a 3D map of Austria and Germany (generated from OSM). I want to do ...
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Best way to assign points to nearest roads in postgis?

I'm trying to implement a simplified type of dasymetric mapping for census data. I've downloaded the Census's American Community Survey individual-level data and randomly assigned every household to a ...
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Get coordinates of a building with geocoding

I want to get the coordinates of a building with geocoding. At the moment I use the GeoCoder class for android to get from the selected address the coordinates, but these are not corresponding to the ...
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Generating MapQuest Style tiles for offline use

I need to create about a 9-level deep SLIPPY map of the world from OSM data (for offline use). So I cannot use the MapQuest, CloudMade, etc. servers). The projection must be EPSG4326 (LL84) which is ...
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How to set mouse wheel zooms in ArcMap 10.1? [closed]

We use OSM map in ArcMap 10.1 It is wms service (Our scheme: mapnik -> mapproxy -> ArcMap). Then we set 3857 projection in ArcMap. But sometimes [in some zooms] this map is blank. How to set mouse ...
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How do I load OSM vector data in QGIS 2.x?

In QGIS 1.8 I used the openstreetmap plugin to request data from the server, or open a .osm XML file, which produced 3 layers (polygons, polylines and points) in QGIS. This was great (give or take the ...
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Basemap issues in ArcGIS 10 [closed]

I am using ArcGIS 10 and using street basemap in arcmap. there are places where the basemap doesn't show up smooth. Tiles does not appear in the uniform size. any helps will be appreciated.
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Shapefiles *.dbf data, encoding problem

I have to work with the Shapefiles, and all is fine except data in *.dbf When I have first deserialized file, I have thought, that I'm doing smth wrong, but when any soft like (QGIS, SAGA, ESRI ...
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How to import polygons from OSM to QGIS?

I am trying to import Polygons from OSM to QGIS 2.0, but so far I have no idea how to do that. E. g.: Kisterseg auf Tatabanya in HU: http://www.openstreetmap.org/?relation=1027806 Is there any fast ...
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Custom Overpass Query in QGIS 2.0

QGIS 2.0 uses overpass to query osm data. I want to make customized queries like only buildings or only roads or both. And i only want the geometry so i'll go for skel mode in overpass. I may also ...
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Manually building a tile server

I use this instruction http://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/manually-building-a-tile-server-12-04/ I have the problem on the step "Starting your tileserver" sudo mkdir /var/run/renderd sudo chown ...
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JOSM plugin not working

I have been trying to use a PicLayer plugin in the JOSM editor, however after installing the plugin it would never appear in the top menu next to Windows, Audio, Help dropdowns (at least that's where ...
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Download OSM data using “ArcGis Editor for OSM”

My actions: 1) Add Basemap -> OpenStreetMap 2) zoom to area (in this area about 300 nodes) 3) OpenStreetMap Toolbox -> PostgreSQL Download, Extract and Symbolize Tools -> Download, Extract and ...
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How to get the linestring of a way in postgis with pg_snapshot schema

I have loaded some data from openstreetmap using osmosis and its pg_snapshot schema. This results in a table wayswhich contains a list of nodesreferenced by their ids: select w.nodes from ways as w ...
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How to find out whether a photo is geotagged or not?

I use a android app called OSMTracker. This app records the GPS track and can take pictures and notes. Using JOSM software, the photos are shown exactly at their coordinates (location) but i cannot ...
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Full instruction for download OSM data in Ubuntu 12.04 LTC

Is there instruction for: 1) install software 2) download OSM data in Postgis database 3) set styles 4) generate tiles 5) initilaze MapProxy (all in OS Linux) 6) View map (generated tiles) ...
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Can leaflet read OSM xml format?

I want something similar to OpenLayers.Format.OSM for leaflet. i know how to use a geojson file and i have found support for GPX and WFS in plugins, but not for OSM. Simply saying i want to make this ...
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osm2po Java API documentation

I would like to get started writing a custom TagResolver, and I'm fairly unexperienced in Java. Is there a osm2po Java API reference somewhere for the 'Default' classes (DefaultJoinInterceptor, ...