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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Overpass XML query with multiple polygons or bounding boxes

I am having trouble creating an OpenStreeMap Overpass XML combined polygon/bounding box query to return what I want. Can someone provide a simple example or correct the following XML? I want to ...
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Loading OSM data into QGIS

I have been trying to use OSM maps and my data is 60 GB around. I have imported it to QGIS as a vector layer but it seems the data is so big that the rendering is taking forever. My system has Intel ...
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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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OpenStreetMaps routing - starting far from a road

I am writing an web application, that needs routes between some markers (A, B, C, D). So far I used the this api with PHP, where I pass each pair of points (A and B, B and C, C and D .... and so on) ...
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Place names on maps - why big differences between OSM, Bing and Google? [closed]

The following observations are from clicking between Chrome tabs. Managua, Nicaragua: At zoom 12 with Google Maps, I get about 40 place names. At 12 zoom on OSM, I get about 17, and only two of them ...
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Osm2pgsql style file question

I have a question about the style files used for osm2pgsql. These files have a structure as follows: # OsmType Tag DataType Flags node,way access text linear node,way ...
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Offline data and less space with Ruby

I have a very specific problem. I am trying to build an offline map on leaflet, rhomobile(based on ruby) and OSM data. The problem is that I am making now a offline layer images folder with the city ...
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What is an easy to use web GIS stack to use for making fictional maps? [duplicate]

I am looking for a technology stack that would allow me to have some sort of OSM-driven custom map with as-easy-as-possible editing via a web frontend. I would require this for creating custom ...
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How to add a google/OSM/bing etc style map layer to Quantum GIS

I am just getting started using QGIS. I am aiming to create a heat map of Census tracts in Georgia based on population. I have all of the data - the population for each census tract in Georgia. I've ...
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Extracting data with osmosis

I downloaded planet-latest.osm.bz2 file. Then tried to extract data using the following command. osmosis --read-xml enableDateParsing=no file=J:\planet-latest.osm\planet-latest.osm.bz2 ...
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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 get started with pgRouting and OSM?

I have followed these instructions to install postgresql and pgrouting on our ubuntu server: ...
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Creating a .shp with OSM and import it to POSTGIS [closed]

Any suggestions ? I can't launch osm2po I don't know why, when I click on the jar file, nothing happen :p
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How can I style OSM data in geoserver? [closed]

I've been trying to style OSM data imported using osm2pgsql and served through geoserver. The tables generated by osm2pgsql are: planet_osm_line, planet_osm_point, planet_osm_polygon, apart from the ...
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OSM Address suggestion service

For geocoding we are using the Nominatim from the below URL http://nominatim.openstreetmap.org/ But i need to implement suggestion on the address, do OSM has this service like Google and ESRI ...
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OSM import: some features are missing

After importing OSM-Data to my qgis-project (as SpatiaLite database and/or shapefile-extract from planet.osm), some features are missing or have no attribute values. For example that lake: ...
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Is there a OSM data server that returns vector data based on a bounding box?

I would like to know if exist some OSM data server, not tiled, just data. I know it is possible to import OSM data in your own server, but because you need robust server architecture, it wont be ...
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Is there an opensource way of making 'streetview' panoramas?

I'm interested in making streetview panoramas and am curious if there are any opensource approaches that I should consider for both making and publishing these panoramas. I've been playing with the ...
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Using openstreetmap data in ArcMap

I posted this on the OSM help page but it was suggested I try here instead: I'm new to OSM data and I'm using the ArcGIS editor for OpenStreetMap within ArcMap. The data downloads correctly but the ...
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Lost relation when importing from OSM to PostgreSQL with ogr2ogr

I am currently trying to import all administrative boundaries (countries, states, cities, etc) from OSM. I downloaded a small file from Geofabrik (Corsica), in order to run my tests. I understand ...
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No building and Point of interest available while setting up “Rendering Osm Data Ubuntu using MAPSERVER”

I have followed RenderingOsmDataUbuntu 10.10 and set up Google styled web map using mapserver. The osm-google.map seems to be not using table osm_new_buildings. Also no POI (Point of interest) data is ...
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Web Application/Android Application [closed]

I want to develop a web application/android app which has following functions. Runs OpenStreetMaps Creating Markers Changing colors of the markers Connecting all to a MySQL Database Please let me ...
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Create tiles given images and locations; convert markers to tiles

What I need I need to convert a list of markers to a tile layer I've been googleing without success how to do this. Anyone has faced this problem and has a nice easy solution? Why I need it I've ...
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Extract Administrative Boundaries into OSM poly Format

I need to extract some administrative boundaries from big OSM extract, and put them in .poly file. Are there any tools for this task? I've tried Perl script by Gary68 ...
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How can I read binary PBF and bzipped XML OSM data in QGIS?

How can I read binary PBF OSM data, e.g. example.osm.pbf or bzipped XML OSM data in QGIS?
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How to capture contour lines from OSM cycle map as vector?

In QGIS, there is a plugin to insert a OSM cycle map layer, that brings as an image from http. But I can't convert this OSM Plugin layer to a raster image. I can't even imagine how to get the contour ...
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Displaying OSM file with markers

I'm trying to show OSM file which I exported from openstreetmap api. However, layer I add with OSM file is displaying like just polygons, I cannot show markers (street names, names of buildings etc.) ...
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Traversing all possible road routes

I have created a topology from OSM data and would like to simulate a car driving every possible route along the map. The purpose is to "survey" the osm data as if in a car. My ultimate objective is to ...
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Exporting basemap & Layers as an image?

I need a open-source server-side component for a web-application that can export basemaps + layers to an image format (saved on a db). Being slightly new to GIS, I've managed to find a few tools that ...
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OSM zoom levels correspond to what level of text labels?

I'm using Maperitive to render OSM map data of Mexico City as SVG files, destination Illustrator and then print (on paper, in a book). At different zoom levels, the resulting maps have different ...
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Administrative boundaries missing in OSM and/or Maperitive?

I'm lost trying to render maps with administrative boundaries using OSM and Maperitive. For some cities, e.g. Mexico City, there are boundaries. But, e.g. for Belo Horizonte, there are none, at least ...
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How can I get clean road attributes from OSM data?

I would like to use osm road data for a project where I need to broadly distinguish between primary, secondary, and tertiary roads. OSM data seems just fine to work with Arcgis' Network Analyst. ...
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osm2pgsql loses connection at end of import for large PBF, north-america-latest.osm.pbf

I just wanted to check and see if anybody else out there encountered this issue before I started diving into the code. I'm using osm2pgsql to import OSM data into my Postgres database. I encounter the ...
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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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Very basic drawing on a map

I have lat/lng, angle with North and a length of a polygone. I want to draw the polygone on a map. Like in this figure: And I want to adjust opacity of it in realtime. Which GIS or Map viewer 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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How can ArcGIS Editor for OpenStreetMap preserve Unicode data?

Currently i am using ArcGIS Editor for open Street map for conversion of OSM file to file Geodatabase. But after conversion geometry is perfect but there is no Unicode data available in the attribute ...
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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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Using planet.bz2 with ArcGIS Editor for OSM, sync'ing changes

Overview: We are attempting to clean up and revise the OSM data of our County by comparing it to a more accurate (public domain licensed) street layer within the ArcGIS Editor for OpenStreetMap. ...
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How to initialize OpenLayers with no maps? [closed]

I need to reload my map oftentimes to test my layers and don't want to wait for OSM to load every time. How to avoid the main layer (the OSM map) to load and work only on my feature layers?
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Clear markers from OSM map with openlayers

I have a bunch of Point data that refreshes every few minutes. To render these points, I have created the markers as OpenLayers.Feature.Vector Objects and added them to my Vector layer. The layer gets ...
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Alternative to DeLorme Street Atlas USA 2012 Plus

Does anyone know of an alternative to a product like DeLorme Street Atlas USA 2012 Plus? I am interested in finding something that makes it easy for me to create and export custom PDF maps. Having ...
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Does anyone display OpenStreetMap through MapServer, ArcGIS for Server or Geoserver?

I use Windows OS. The data (OpenStreetMap) are stored in a postgres/postgis database. How do I display this data correctly? Update: Now I use: geoserver-2.3.5.exe, ...
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Publishing OSM data in GeoServer that has been imported into PostGIS

I'm trying to publish data on GeoServer. I'm using Postgres/PostGIS and I've used osm2pgsql to load the data into the database. I've configured a store correctly (I can see the tables from the ...
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Extract specific amenity Osmosis with Java api

I need to extract restaurants from a planet.osm.pbf file. I assume the best way to do this is with Osmosis, however I need to save this data in my own database format. (Not something standard like ...
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Extract Street, City, And State/Region from Planet.osm with Osmosis

How can I extract street, city, and state/region data from Osmosis, and nothing else? I know using Xapi I could query under ways and use name=* to get streets, but I need to do this with Osmosis, in ...
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Why do these points send me to the middle of the ocean or middle of nowhere? [duplicate]

I've been beating my head against the wall trying to map some points using Leaflet + OSM. I put in some sample points (near Bellingham, WA, USA). I've checked the JSON with JSfiddle and ...
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Replace Navteq maps by a free one in a car built-in GPS

My car (Opel Zafira) have a built-in GPS with Navteq maps (SD 900 NAVI). I wonder if it would be possible to update or upgrade the maps to an open source / free maps (like OSM). Or is it possible ...
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osm_id in a shapefile vs. the uid and id attributes in an OSM file

I'm parsing an OSM file using the Python package osmread. The entities parsed have the following attributes id, version, changeset, timestamp, uid, and tags. On the other hand, I have a shapefile, ...
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how to retrieve ATMs List from OSM

I am using this command to get the ATMs list osmosis --read-xml my_map.osm --tf accept-nodes amenity=atm --write-xml output-nodes.osm But it is giving the list of nodes and ways also...I want only ...