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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Is there a way to retrieve all cities in the world from OpenStreetMap?

I have tried to retrieve them from the api with the following: wget -O allcities.xml "http://www.overpass-api.de/api/xapi_meta?node[admin_level=8]" however it does not seem to return all of them. ...
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osm2pgsql import fails with parse error [closed]

I'm attempting to import the 45GB (compressed) planet-latest.osm.bz2 file downloaded from ftp://ftp.spline.de/pub/openstreetmap/planet/planet-latest.osm.bz2 but I receive parsing errors. As of now I ...
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Creating network datasets from OSM data in QGIS?

I am having a difficulty to use network analysis in ArcGIS because of unavailable network datasets. So, I googled it and realized that it is possible by using OpenStreetMap. However I don't know how ...
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OSM tiles offline display using c++

I have openstreetmap tiles for offline (png images), how can I display these images (tiles) on my application with zooming and rotation functionality as on openstreetmap.org using c++?
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OSM - tiles and .osm file

I'm working on mobile app and I want to use OSM as its free solution. Whats the purpose of application? User is geotargeted and the map like this: http://mc.bbbike.org/mc/ appears. No POI, buildings ...
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How to create/obtain district data for Singapore? [closed]

I am newbie in GIS and have started using QGIS. I am hoping to map all districts of Singapore and create a Shapefile and get GeoJSON details for all districts. I am not able to find that currently. ...
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Where to download .osm files and how to convert it to .xml? [closed]

I am new to deal with OSM data, and I want to download only .osm files not .pbf. I tried geofabrik.com but it provides .osm.pbf file format where can I download .osm files? is there any recommended ...
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Creating a small web-mapping/map-tiling service

I am looking for a small-scale and easy way to present one or more polygon shapefiles online (on a municipal website without any existing map-server infrastructure, to be precise). Right now, I'm ...
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Optimizing osm2pgsql imports for OSM data

I'm currently building an instance on EC2 on which to import the entire Planet.osm snapshot of the whole Earth's worth of data for some projects we're working on. I've spun up a large Ubuntu x64 ...
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Simple way to have an offline web based map?

My goal is to have a world map embedded in a web page, but without access to the internet. Preferrably only a set of tiles in combination with some slippy map js-lib. Storage space is not really an ...
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Creating a custom OpenStreetMap tile server

I'd like to create a map tile server based on the entire OSM planet database for a project I'm working on. I've worked with a couple of guides to try getting something up and running, but haven't ...
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OpenStreetMap Neighborhood Boundaries

Is it possible to download neighborhood boundaries from OpenStreetMap? I see on maps that they often indicate neighborhood names; is there a way to retrieve their coordinates and boundary polygon ...
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What GIS application can open and use .osm files?

A quick question that I don't see an answer to elsewhere: if I download a .osm dataset from Planet.osm (for example) which GIS applications could consume/display this data without translation? For ...
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How is raw OSM data processed for openstreetmap.org

Can anyone provide insight into how OSM data is processed or rendered for www.openstreetmap.org? A specific example... I extracted data from a recent planet.osm PostGIS dataset for an area in ...
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Where can I download OpenStreetMap data by geographic region?

I want to use OpenStreetMap data for an ArcEngine application I'm working on, and I need the data to be stored locally. I don't want to download the entire planet.osm file, but rather by state, county,...
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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 https://maps....
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Using OSM data, pgRouting, and dummy data to develop an origin/destination travel matrix

Further to my previous question I was wondering if it is possible to add dummy node data without to do routing analysis. ISSUE I have a polygon layer that represents zonal attributes I created a ...
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How to route between lat/lon pairs in pgRouting?

I have set up Postgresql, PostGIS and pgrouting on Ubuntu. I have imported an osm for wales using the following command: ./osm2pgrouting -file wales.osm \ -conf mapconfig....
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How to use OSM xml extracts? Can I make an offline app in Android using OSM?

I'm new to OpenStreetMaps. I have followed their wiki/main page and tried to understand it. Can anyone briefly explain how exactly OSM xml data works and how it is rendered? ...Any links /pointers ...
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Offline Map Service with Mapnik and Leaflet

I'm relatively new to GIS, so I hope my asking doesn't appear to be ignorant in any way. I currently work on an offline map service solution for usage in areas without internet connection. For that ...
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How to add offsets to the route?

Edited: I want to ilustrate my question. Suppose that you're in "Point A" and want to go to "Point B". This points wouldn't be in "at_2po_4pgr" table cause aren't source/targets nodes. Then, I ...
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Is there a WFS for OSM data?

Is there a WFS for OSM data?
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Downloading metro stations of Paris from OpenStreetMap?

I'm just getting acquainted with OSM (OpenStreetMap), so this might be a total newbie question, but I'm looking for OSM Point of Interest data for all metro stations in Paris. I'm sure this info ...
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US Tiger or Open Street Map Route Data: One Way Street & Intersection Data

We're building a U.S. street routing application (finding paths for cars between two or more locations using public roads) and would like to use open source data US Tiger Data or Open Street Map or ...
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Maritime route prediction avoiding land masses

I am working on a project where the following functions have to be implemented: Predicting the locations of the ships (in maritime environment) at a future time. (Can be done with Kalman filter, IMM ...
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Is there a method to create offline geocoder using OSM xml data?

I am trying to develop an offline android map that makes use of OSM map tiles of 15 zoom level, For this purpose i used an open source library : Osmdroid Now, i m looking into the possibility of ...
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Is there an open source tool for both road network analysis and geocoding?

Is there any one open source software package that can perform both road network analysis and geocoding?
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Unable to see whole world map by decreasing panzoom bar?

I am seeing one weird thing in Openlayers today. I am unable to see whole map by using panzoombar, previously i used to. <html> <head> <title>OpenLayers Example</title> &...
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Rendering custom OpenStreetMaps style (land=white, water=black): do I need a dedicated computer just to do this?

EDIT: My goal is NOT to use OpenStreetMap or cloudmade as a web map. I described exactly what I want ("a full, rasterized set of tiles for the entire world at zoom=10 (around 68 Gigapixels, water=...
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postprocessing GPS coordinates with RINEX data to improve precision?

Im doing some mapping for OSM in my region and I am curious if the precision of tracks from a GPS Receiver can be improved if they are post processed with RINEX data. The tracking is done with a ...
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How to apply Mapnik style for OSM data in ArcMAP? [duplicate]

I am loading OpenStreetMap vector data into ArcMAP (using the Download and Symbolize OSM Data tool of ArcGIS Editor for OpenStreetMap 1.1). I'm sure there must be a simple way to apply the style/...
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How to set up an OSM server with TileCache and Mapnik?

I have been trying for two and a half weeks so far to get a local copy of OpenStreetMap running on a server. I have downloaded the planet file and imported it into a PostGIS database called 'osm'. I ...
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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 ...
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How do I georeference a ski map?

I have a map of a mountainous landscape, http://skimap.org/data/989/60/1218033025.jpg. It contains a number of known points, the lat-longs of which can be easily found out using google maps. I wish to ...
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Create Fantasy Map

I'm currently looking to create a Fantasy map and share it with my friends. We have the map designed already in flash to certain degrees of detail and able to export as a vector. We'd like it to be ...
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Do you know a service route calculation to get a route between several points?

I need a routing service with an API callable from a web or desktop application. I have several points: a start, an end, and intermediate points in the disorder. I expect the routing service to send ...
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OSM administrative polygons : what is the current worldwide coverage?

Does OSM have a summary view of its administrative polygons coverage worldwide for each administrative level ? NaturalEarth have Countries (L0), and subdivisions (L-1) with complete (100%) ...
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Starting a GIS project in java with OSM data

I am starting a new GIS project in Java. Till now, I used JTS and geotools to load shape files - these data were then displayed on a swing interface. For this new project, I would like to use OSM data....
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mapnik rendering with OSM Carto style

When I want to make png tiles that look like ones in osm tile server what I need to do? Do I need to import data to postGIS db somehow WITH osm Carto style or I can just import it "normally" w/o ...
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How to adjust the difference between the coordinate from OpenStreetMap and Google Maps

I have downloaded the OSM from OpenStreeMap that came with all nodes from the map and their respective coordinates. Now I have to plot a node (latitude and longitude) on Google Maps, but all ...
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Most reliable way to import large dataset with osm2psql

I know my question is similar to slow import via osm2pgsql to postgresql database and Optimizing osm2pgsql imports for OSM data but as we currently have quite some problems importing a large set of ...
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TileMill fails to load Europe data from PostGIS. What am I doing wrong?

The Problem: Using OSM-Bright in combination with an imported (osm2psql) Europe shapefile, tiles won't load unless I have 2-3 layers active (of the total of 29). I don't have this problem with an ...
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How can I know why an OSM way cannot be used for routing, and how can I fix it

Background I use osm2po in an application that needs to calculate distances, times and path between locations. In short, I take data from Geofabrik as input to osm2po to output a directed graph with ...
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Add a OpenStreetMaps road data layer on Google Maps API v3

I've successfully embedded a Google Maps API v3 map on my site, and added OpenStreetMaps (OSM) as the base layer. Is it possible to use Google's tiles as the base layer, and then overlay street data ...
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How to load OSM data into PostGIS preserving all Tags?

I am new to the field of GIS and am trying to view source tags in OSM. I have downloaded the shapefiles from http://downloads.cloudmade.com and have loaded them into Postgres. When I view the data, I ...
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How do I download specific OpenStreetMap data by tag?

I'd like to write an iPhone app which uses OSM data to map canals. The data is tagged in OSM as canals, but I'm not entirely sure how to download it. Libraries like route-me don't seem to provide a ...
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Obtaining *rendered* OSM data

I'd like to produce a simple walking map with some points of interest. Ideally, I'd like to use the rendered OSM data, as you can get from the page. Using the QGIS OSM plugin, I can only download a ...
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Trip travel matrix on OSM data

Here's my situation: I'm modeling travel logistics I have 1,000 nodes, on my road network I'd like to generate the minimum driving time distance between all these nodes This process will be done 24 ...
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Mapnik + OpenStreetMap + Shapefile with Raster Images + Mod Tile + PostGIS

I am new to GIS. I have a Shapefile (.shp, .shx and .pbf). The .pbf file contains path to PNG files located on my machine only. I was able to save the Shp data to PostGis via Shape2Gis tool. Now ...
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GDAL 1.10 ogr2ogr OSM “Unable to open datasource”

I have a problem with ogr2ogr and osm file. I install from source (on Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS) newest GDAL libary and OGR still can't read osm files. gdal-config --version 1.10.0 ogr2ogr --version GDAL 1....