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 do I query in natural=strait from OSM databse?

I'm trying to query in straits, fjords, and bays from a PostGIS Openstreemap database. The straits I'm looking for are tagged natural=bay, natural=strait, and natural=fjord. I used the following ...
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OpenStreetMap or Google Map Maker: where should I donate and volunteer my geographical knowledge?

I definitely know a lot about the places I visit and want to share it with everyone. I want to know if donating and volunteering at OpenStreetMap—which is where I have been helping—is a waste of time: ...
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OSM to pgRouting -missing attributes

we are trying routing with pgrouting for our project but we noticed that NOT all the attributes we had in the row OSM data are in our database after we imported the data. we have checked in the ...
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Offline geocoding and reverse geocoding for android

I'm developing an android application that cannot use internet and need to deal with maps and positioning. Download OpenStreetMaps data seens to be a good solution to access map information offline. ...
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Libraries to render vector-based maps in the browser

Is there a open source JavaScript library like leaflet or openlayer which can be used in a web or mobile application and loads vector-based maps instead of images? I only need the road information and ...
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Is it possible to geocode street intersections using Nominatim?

Is it possible to geocode the location of a street intersection using Nominatim? Example geocode query Commonwealth Ave at Washington Street, Boston, MA Successful Geocode by Google ...
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Projection issue in gwp-openlayers

We are trying to display wms laying that uses EPSP 4326 using gwt-openlayers. Here is a sample of its url: ...
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A format for saving an OpenStreetMap with overlaid points and lines

In one of my simulations I need to export following data: OpenStreetMap of a certain region (OpenStreetMap centered at a particular point and with a particular zoom level) Lines, representing the ...
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How can I make an OSM map without icons and labels?

I want to create a web application that include Open Street Map . I use OpenLayers library to create map , but now I want to create map without icons like hospitals,coffeshop and other icons. This ...
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Print City Map in High Resolution with TileMill (OSM Data)

I'm rather beginner in Print Map and GIS. I'd like to print the map of my little city using the data in OpenStreetMap. I've got an environment(local) with OSM DataBase and I'm using TileMill to ...
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PDF Print in QGIS 2.8 using OSM layer comes out with very small labels [duplicate]

I am working on QGIS 2.8 using the OSM plugin. I've prepared a map with a layer I drew and the OSM layer behind it. In design view it looks great, with good label size, but when I print it to PDF the ...
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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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Geocoding using OSM data

I'm working on a geocoding project using the plugin in MMQGIS QGis, and I want to use OpenStreetMap data in this project. I have already downloaded the data of my country and I converted to .CSV ...
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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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Postgresql to mbtiles

Someboby please help me with understanding of the following question. I have many postgreSQL databases with osm data on a server. Each of them contains the map of the certain country. I want to look ...
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Using OpenLayers example in OpenStreetMap Wiki?

I'm trying to work my way through this wiki page to add OSM into a OpenLayers map I am working on, however I cannot even get the first example to work. I have downloaded OpenLayers V3, copied the ...
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How to obtain road classification type at a point via nominatim?

This is my first time posting here so please forgive me if i ask a trivial question. Is there a way of obtaining the type of road an object is settled in from a request via nominatim? (i have the ...
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Is there service for exporting georeferenced OpenStreetMap (OSM) maps in GeoTiff format?

Is there a service available for exporting georeferenced OpenStreetMap (OSM) maps in the GeoTiff format?
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Create an interactive map in java with shapefiles [closed]

How can I Create an interactive map in Netbeans by using a shape file of world map? Which of below options are suitable? OpenLayers, OpenStreepMap, GeoServer and WMP? How can them help me? Thank you. ...
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Creating drive time polygons using open source tools

Is anyone using open source tools and/or data to generate drive time polygons that radiate out from a given location? For example, I have used ESRI products like Network Analyst and Business Analyst ...
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Create my own navigation/routing system

I'm studding AI course and I need to create a routing or navigation program. I live in Barcelona and first at all I need Barcelona's street network data. I have found it here ...
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Search only all the nodes that have tags

I'm trying to execute queries in Overpass Turbo looking for only nodes that contain a tag definition, for example i'm running a query like this: <osm-script output="json"> <query ...
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Generate tiles with stereographic projection

I am developing a web application that shows some information to the user on a map. The application is not connected to the internet, so for the first protoype I generated some map tiles using ...
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Convert from WGS84 to Google Mercator

I want to convert longitude and latitude coordinates from WSG84 to Google Mercator. The following code-samples show my coordinates in a KML/KMZ file and where I need the coordinates in the javascript ...
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OSM - OpenLayers 3 image layer problem

I am currently having a problem with my image on OSM via OpenLayers. I can present my Image on the right spot (nearly exactly there where i want it). The problem is, while zooming in or out, the ...
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Emergency Dept. Distance OSM roads Network Analyst

I have a shapefile that is all of the roads in the Republic of Ireland, I have downloaded this from OSM. I have then created a new point shapefile with a point for every emergency department in ...
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osm2po cycle routes

I'd like to use osm2po for a little bike routing planner. Is there a way I can mark those edges that are part of some national, regional or local bike network? It would be nice to give them a higher ...
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How to Add OSM Layer to QGIS

How can i add OSM layer in QGIS? The help says there is an OSM plugin i can use. But i don't see it the list of plugins. Or maybe there is a WMS URL for OSM i can use? QGIS version ...
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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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Getting only points when importing from OSM to Postgresql

This is my very first time working with OpenStreetMap data so feel free to tell me if I am forgetting important information. I am trying to import some data from OpenStreetMap into PostGreSQL. I ...
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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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How are OSM tags mapped to fields in Mapbox Streets vector tiles?

I recently started experimenting with Mapbox Studio and have encountered some discrepancies between feature tags in OSM and the corresponding feature fields in the vector tiles from Mapbox Streets. ...
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OpenStreetMap - only administrative regions [duplicate]

I'd need to display a map that shows only administrative regions level 1 for whole world. Is this doable with OpenStreetMap? I don't want any other data like roads, topology or similar to bi visible - ...
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Where can I find the SQL queries for use with OpenStreetMap-Carto?

I found the OpenStreetMap-carto stylesheets (.mssfiles) here. I also found an issue discussing a problem with a SQL query here. Does anyone know where I can find the SQL scripts to build the layers ...
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How can I add vector tiles to my tileserver?

I created my own tileserver under ubuntu 12.04 as described here: http://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/building-a-tile-server-from-packages/ now I want to serve the tiles as vectors, I found this: ...
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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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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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what properies i need to hold in waypoints array

im trying to build my own direction api but that is new for me and im trying to resolve a puzzle here, so my question is, what properies i need to hold in waypoints array ? { ...
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Postgres OSM planet reverse geocoding

i'm building function for reverse geocoding in Postgres using PostGIS function's. For now i was able to clean up all the data that was useless to me(rivers, buildings,etc.). I got 3 ...
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Isochrone driving/public transport map : Grass or postgis?

I have to do Isochrone driving / public transport map. It would seem that the two better open-source solutions are grass and postgis. Could you tell me which one is the better? the easier to ...
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Openstreetmap routes to kml?

Is there a way to export Openstreetmap public transport routes to kml/kmz? So you can view the routes in Google earth.
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Calculate Color of Object So No Adjacent Objects Repeat

I am attempting to assign one of 16 colors to map objects (e.g. counties, states, ZIP Codes, etc.) so that no two adjacent objects share the same color. I'm seeing tons of articles online about ...
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How do I determine the hardware requirements for importing an OSM extract?

I have a 950MB OSM extract I'm trying to import into Postgres using osm2pgsql. All attempts thus far have failed as I've been running out of hard drive space. I have no problem processing metro or ...
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QGIS 2.0.1 finding roads in one particular province

I have two shapefiles that I want to use to see all the roads in one particular province of The Netherlands. So I have one layer with all the roads in The Netherlands and one layer with the ...
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Creating Isochrones with pgrouting - Network set up, locations (from point shapefile) imported into PostgreSQL/PostGIS DB and now?

I want to calculate isochrones representing the accessability of certain locations in a city. So I have set up the pgrouting enabled database, imported the OSM-Roads and created a network (thanks ...
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Query path shape independent of orientation

Here is an interesting problem I haven't been able to solve or find any solution anywhere. Lets say I have a path defined by 5 points like this one: How can I make a query (postgis) to find all ...
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How to get all the LineStrings of a street using PostGIS with OSM

I want to get all parts of a given street. I use a query like: Select * from planet_osm_lines where name = 'mystreet' As a result I get all the LineStrings that are part of a street with the ...
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How to get boundaries of city?

is there any api to get bounds of city. What i want is i give city name and in return i get that city boundaries. I have searched google maps, arcgis and OpenStreetMap but didnt found any ...
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Is there a way to render 3D map tiles?

I am looking for a way to create map tiles from OSM data but I would like the resulting map tile images rendered at a 45 degree angle. Is there any way this can be done? I have never see such an ...
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Add GeoJSON layer to OpenLayers 3

I have a GeoJSON file called mygeojson.json and I want to add it as a layer in OpenLayers 3 on top of an openstreetmap layer. So far I could display the openstreetmap world including zoom etc. but for ...