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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Symbolizing OSM rail lines in QGIS

I am struggling to come up with a proper layer style for a rail network extracted from OSM in QGIS. I just want active rail so I choose the "rail" tagged features (rule-based rendering). But since ...
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How to create MBtiles file from “.osm.pbf” file using TileMill?

I am using Mapbox Offline Map in my app using MBTiles. Previously I was using shapefiles for creating offline maps. After searching a lot I am not getting Australian shapefiles. But my friend ...
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How to use custom shapefiles in OpenTripPlanner?

I have some .shp files and I wanted to try to use them in Open Trip Planner. I run the command: java -Xmx2G -jar otp-0.20.0-SNAPSHOT-shaded.jar --build /path/to/my/shapefile/ --inMemory but I get ...
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Free Basemaps for use in Print Publication

I am looking for free-to-use simple maps that show just the largest cities, region names, country names etc. with a simple background. I need about 500 of these for the major cities/countries of the ...
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How to create high quality map with QGIS and Stamen tiles

I'm wanting to create a simple but high quality map in QGIS with two minimal vector layers and Stamen's landscape tiles as a basemap. When viewing my map in the QGIS print composer everything looks ...
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OpenLayers 3 - Adding layer with administrative labels and borders

I am in the process of migrating a website from the Google Maps API to OpenLayers 3. This site shows a map with custom tiles and administrative labels and borders on top of them (country/region/city ...
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Why does geoserver layer disappear when baselayer is false?

I am trying to overlay a layer from Geoserver on an OpenStreetMap base layer. If I load the Geoserver layer as a base layer, I can see it - but if I set baselayer to false it disappears. My code is: ...
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using mod_tile in windows

I am trying to generate tiles on the fly in windows using mod_tile. I have followed the tutorial http://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/manually-building-a-tile-server-14-04/ on ubuntu and successfully ...
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Change the language of OSM maps in QGIS

I would like to create small walking paper maps of Chinese cities parts and thought to use QGIS(print pdf + via plotting). With QuickMapServices plugin I added the map and of course the street names ...
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Does OSM data contain the direction of travel?

I was looking for Direction of Travel (DOT) information inside OpenStreetMap shapefiles, but only I've just found "ONEWAY = 1 or 0", but nothing about its direction. If I work on an OSM editor, I can ...
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Get OpenStreetMap coordinates from @id field

I've downloaded some data from OSM about tourism buildings and now I need to compare them with data from another source, to check if the same elements are positioned in the same place or at least ...
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Getting closest point on road to point in OpenStreetMap using Python?

I need to find the closest point on a road to a external point in OSM, but I need to do it without downloading the OSM data nor using PostgreSQL, i.e., I can't use the solution pointed in How do I get ...
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Importing South African NGI OSM imagery xml file now unsupported by QGIS

Here in South Africa we at our very small company often make use of this simple xml file (downloadable from http://aerial.openstreetmap.org.za/aerial-osm-org-za-tiles.xml) to link to these imagery: ...
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Is OSM route plugin working?

I have computed some isochrones using OSM route plugin but when I am trying to use the plugin again it gives me an error: An error has occured while executing Python code. Is it working for you?
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Merging speed limit from OpenStreetMap with Ordnance Survey data using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am working with the Ordnance Survey ITN layer for the UK road network in ArcGIS. Unfortunately, whilst it has many attributes, speed limits is not one of them. I have produced roughly accurate ...
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polytiles.py not showing large areas of water with osm carto style

I've used polytiles.py with the old XML OSM style to generate tiles from the GB pbf and it worked fine. However, when I import the PBF into the db with the openstreetmap-carto style and use ...
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Drawing vector lines over rivers OpenLayers 3 with OpenStreetMap

I would like to know if drawing vector lines over rivers is possible with OpenLayers 3 with OpenStreetMap and if it is, how can I draw vector line of a said river. For example, I need to get a river ...
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Converting SpatialLite.Core.API.IGeometry to GeoAPI.Geometries.IGeometry

I have an in-house .NET library which processes geometry data in GeoAPI form (https://github.com/NetTopologySuite/GeoAPI). Within this library I have a method which I need to call which is expecting a ...
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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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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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Can't find the proper settings to import Europe map using osm2pgsql?

I'm trying to deploy a map server, i used http://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/building-a-tile-server-from-packages/. My server setup is: Xeon E3-1230v2 Quad-qore, 16GB RAM DDR3, 2x2TB HDD in Software ...
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How to print various wms layers of geoserver dynamically?

i want to print various layers of Geoserver dynamically.the printing code should extract all the layers present in geoserver. the user may some times add or remove the layers therefore the print ...
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QGIS crashes (dumped crash) while importing SHP layers or SpatialLite

I meet problems with the last version of QGIS (Lyon 2.12.3) 64bits on Windows 7. The software crashes as soon as I load a SHP layer or use SpatiaLite layers (created from OSM data). Besides, each ...
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Creating tile server from geotiff

I'm developing a solution to serve a pan-tropical (and perhaps ultimately global) raster dataset to a cartoDB application. I'd prefer to stick to GDAL/open source tools if possible, but would be glad ...
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PostGIS help writing a ST_MakeSimple method for self intersecting lines?

I have imported Open Street Map lines into PostGIS 2.1 and I need to clean up the self intersecting ways. I have done some manual edits in the past but there are many more ST_IsSimple(way) = false ...
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Offline entire planet in Java Desktop app [closed]

Sorry if this question has already been asked, but I need your help. In program that we are developing we need to integrate maps. Here are the requirements that are put for integration: Maps should ...
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Desktop client for local OSM Server

I've just installed a local Open Street Map server. Is there a simple desktop client (win or linux), which can connect to local OSM server?
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Easiest way to extract all city|town|village out of OSM? [duplicate]

I'm not a techie and I don't have the space to download the 500GB planet OSM file and run through osmosis. What is the easiest way for me to download all nodes of type City+Town+Village (as defined ...
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Problem Starting up Tile Server

I'm following the Switch2OSM guide to the tee. I have not had any trouble I couldn't figure out until now. I've typed the following according to instruction: sudo mkdir /var/run/renderd sudo chown ...
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Openlayers pgRouting route should start from the point selected

I have implemented a routing application using OpenLayers 3, pgRouting, OSM and GeoServer. In my program, I can click on the map and that will be the starting point of the route. I set my Web Map ...
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What do cartocss attachments along filters mean?

I'm exploring openstreetmap-carto style and I wonder what does such syntax mean: [natural = 'water']::natural, [landuse = 'reservoir']::landuse, [waterway = 'riverbank']::waterway Is this ...
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unable to create an osm server

I am rolling out my pc as an osm server. I am following https://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/manually-building-a-tile-server-14-04/ When I give the command sudo -u daman renderd -f -c ...
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How to clip a .osm.pbf file to a shapefile in R

I have (1) an OpenStreetMap file of a large area in .osm.pbf format that I would like to clip with (2) a shape file .shp of a smaller area using R. The output output I would like to get is a ...
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How to make water transparent on openstreemap-carto style?

I have build up manually a tile server on Ubuntu 14.04. LTS, by following switch2osm's guide and have used the openstreetmap-carto style. Now I intend to add a base layer, underneath the current ...
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How to build osm tileserver (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS)?

I'm trying to follow the tutorial: https://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/manually-building-a-tile-server-14-04/ And the first part works greatly, but because i'm new at using Linux (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ...
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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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Steps to digitize OpenStreetMap in QGIS?

I am new to QGIS. Can someone help me with the steps to digitize OpenStreetMap? Or should I save the particular area I want to digitize into .tiff files and then try to digitize the .tiff file?
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How to retrieve bus line including stop names?

I don't know much about OSM, OverpassTurbo, but would like to be able to query OSM about a given bus line, and retrieve the line and all the station names. Then, I'll export the data as GPX so I can ...
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How to build OpenSeaMap/renderer on ubuntu 14.04? [closed]

I have set up a tile server on ubuntu 14.04, downloaded the openstreetmap-carto style and compliled it with carto. Then I customized the renderd.conf file like this: [renderd] ...
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How set base layer and wms layer seperate in openlayer3

here I want osm and mapquest to be the default layers without initializing in the map. Please suggest var osm = new ol.layer.Tile({ source: new ol.source.MapQuest({layer: 'osm', isBaseLayer: ...
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ggmap openstreetmap SCALE, no zoom necessary?

I am relatively new to map projections but believe I have understood how one could translate lat/lon to the map tile coordinates X and Y, which is nicely explained here: ...
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Which geocoding providers allow storing of geocoded data?

I'd like to provide a functionality where the user can search for an address/place on a Leaflet map, and is able to add the resulting marker to the map (which later can be saved on server and ...
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Split very large OSM file

I'm trying to get detailed geojson data for various African countries. I think I found a good source at http://download.geofabrik.de/. The problem is that the downloaded file is in osm format. I know ...
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How to download highways marked with a specific relation from OSM?

There's an excellent general question about downloading canals here: How do I download specific OpenStreetMap data by tag? There's also plenty of knowledge about OSM in general, but one thing I ...
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No data found in this area ERROR - JOSM

I'm trying to edit my local database using JOSM. I'm already running the "Rails Port API" and pointing to it. I imported a pbf file to my local database using the osm2pgsql without errors. The ...
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Custom Styling OpenStreetMap without needing to host it yourself

I know it's possible to edit the way in which OpenStreetMap display, with CSS-like (like MapCSS) stylesheets. Is possible to do this without having to host your own tile server?
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How can I programmatically identify missing sidewalks in OpenStreetMap data?

I have a web map that is using the pedestrian routing from Mapbox's directions API. However, users have seen very long circuitous paths in certain locations because it appears that sidewalks (and/or ...
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Opening OpenStreetMap *.obf or *.pbf files in ArcGIS Desktop?

*.obf and *.pbf are compressed binary file extensions of OSM data. I want to open these in GIS software like ArcGIS. How is the conversion possible? Is there any automated tool?
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What is the format for OSM lat/lon in .osm/.osh files and how to import correctly into PostGIS?

I've been having issues converting OpenStreetMap geometries to valid points in PostGIS. MY PostGIS table has the this definition for the geom column: SELECT ...