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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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 ...
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Hosted nominatim services

Are there hosted nominatim services that can do all it's duties (particularly reverse-geocoding) all over the world? We have a high volume of lookups (we dont want to be throttled) but we want to ...
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Alternative basemaps for leaflet

I am interested in creating a web map application, that will display a map of my country and various files (.tif, shp) on top of it as layers and i decided to build it on top of leaflet. So when i ...
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Showing city border in Google Maps using OSM data

What I want is a border like in Google Maps: In my solution, i use the overpass-turbo service to get all long/lat for a city. All works fine! But sometimes, borders will be rendered not correct. I ...
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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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Styling OSM data with OSM-Carto

I have set up on Ubuntu a tile server by following this tutorial I followed the instructions for downloading and configuring osm-bright, but now I want to use the openstreetmap-carto stylesheet. In ...
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Errors when trying to optimize OSM Tileserver

So I followed this guide to create my (very first) tile server. While the server works and we are able to serve tiles, when zooming in tiles take a long time (30s) to render. I'm attempting to ...
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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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Querying OpenStreetMap tags by polygon using QGIS?

If I understand OpenStreetMap (OSM) correctly, all objects essentially have associated tags based on type of object (street, building etc) ... Can I use QGIS to obtain the statistics of different ...
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Nominatim installation - network flood

I've tried to install Nominatim with a planet.pnf file to a server which is hosted at Dacentec(36gb ram, 16 threads, 1x2TB 7200 RPM hard). The installation was going well, it was already indexing data ...
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Postgis Query Construction - postgresql

I'm a newbie and I need a little bit help with postgis query construction. My situation looks like this. I have a table in postgresql with ways converted from bicycle routes (take from Open Street ...
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Download historical OpenStreetMap data

Where can I download historical data from OpenStreetMap? I am interested in downloading an OSM .pbf file of a particular city in previous years (say, from 2008 and 2010).
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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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QGIS OSM display issue

I discovered that Open Street Map in QGIS would not print properly because the street names were illegible. I looked through some questions that others had posted and saw that I needed to install the ...
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How to serve multiple Map style for a single map tile server

I have made one OSM map tile server and using open carto tool to style the map. But I am in need to have multiple style for the same map tile server LIVE. Is this really possible? If yes then please ...
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Get invalid blocksize error when trying to generate a render base with osm2pgsql

I'm trying to generate a database with the osm2pgsql schema using the osm2pgsql application, with the command: osm2pgsql -H host -U user -P 5433 -W -d db -k -l -c -s file.pbf But when I'm running ...
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Getting village map into correct place on OpenStreetMap raster background?

Can anyone tell me the steps to display my village map (as a tif/tfw pair of files) over an OSM raster layer (from the OpenLayers plugin) in QGIS? Because every time I try my village ends up in the ...
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Using OSMFilter to filter for the lack of a tag

I am looking into filtering the OSM data for lakes, using OSMFilter. Lakes can be defined by the combination of tags natural=water water=lake However, another definition would be only ...
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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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Route Layer with ArcPy and OSM Data - very slow

This is my first attempt at using arcpy: I have two CSVs which have columns: CSV1: join|id_a|lat_a|lon_a CSV2: join|id_b|lat_b|lon_b Each has got 100 rows of data. I would like to write a script ...
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Query for all roads and buildings in a province of Belgium_ overpass turbo

I am looking for a query to show all roads and buildings in the province Flemisch Brabant in Belgium. Can anyone help me?
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Reproject OpenLayers.Layer.OSM

In my map a set projection and displayProjection as EPSG:3763 and i can see my vector layers...they are EPSG:3763 Projections. Now i need a simple map behind my vector layers and i put this layer: ...
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Looking for WMS/TMS Serbian Topo map

Good morning, everybody! I'm looking for a WMS or TMS of the Serbian cartographic map for an archaeological project. I found this interesting project connected to OSM, where there is the indication of ...
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How can I select ways that have missing access parameters “[key]=Not Specified”?

Follow up to How can I programmatically identify missing sidewalks in OpenStreetMap data?. I've noticed that a number of streets and roads in a region I'm interested in are missing pedestrian access ...
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osm2pgsql Ways importing very slowly in .pbf, much slower than .osm

I'm currently importing the planet-latest.osm.pbf file I downloaded from ftp://ftp.spline.de/pub/openstreetmap/pbf/planet-latest.osm.pbf some time last week. I'm importing it using the following ...
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Is it possible to query/download satellite images with Python?

I was wondering if there exists a Python library/API for downloading satellite images. Ideally, I would want to enter the latitude and longitude of a bounding box and get a high resolution image ...
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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 ...
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Adding a ruler to the OpenStreetMap site?

As a cyclist, I often need to measure the distance between two locations to have a rough idea. The OSM website contains no ruler, and I was wondering if there were a way to add one, or if a similar ...
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Beginner wanting to build a map for offline use (MyMaps, OSM or QGis?) [closed]

I recently managed to get GPS coordinates from a polyline embedded on a Google map I found. I would like to build my own offline map for travel purposes. I'm looking at OSM or QGis, even though I'm ...
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Snapping vector data to OSM roads

I'm looking for a solution to snap my GPX tracks to OSM roads. Mapbox Map Matching API actually does this, but sometimes snaps to wrong roads. In this wrong case I want manually edit snapped track by ...
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OpenLayers.Markers popup doesn't appear with multiple markers

Trying to get the popup to appear but it only appears for the last object in arrObj. I'm not sure if adding these listeners all together is a good idea but I can't figure out a better way (arrObj is ...
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Looking for Linux tools to visualize GPS+compass+focal-length EXIF data?

I have JPG images tagged with GPS and compass Exif-data. I took these images in a remote country especially to use it for mapping OSM. Now I am looking for a tool that would help me to use these ...
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Use QGIS to visualize OpenStreetMap data

I have a osm map for a certain region. Also using osm2po I extracted the graph which includes edges and nodes into the database. Now I want to visualize the map and then visualize the shortest path. ...
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Maritime zones information?

What is that borders in the water on OpenStreetMap maps? Is this some of maritime zones? Is this "territorial waters", i.e. 12 nautical miles away from borders? What is between islands? ...
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Plotting route on OSM map mobile application

I have created an Android application to render OSM maps and calculate route provided a source destination. I am trying to draw the computed route on the OSM maps and not sure about how to do it. Is ...
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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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Geographic maps in ArcMap

I have OSM data in SHP format inside ArcMap 10. But in ArcMap they are stretched a lot East-West compared to what I see at www.openstreetmap.org. How can I change it in ArcMap? I am not looking for ...
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House numbers on roads layer

I have a problem regarding the street numbers in OpenStreetMap. I have downloaded the .osm file of a city from the open street map web. Then with QGIS I have obtained a shape file with roads and a ...
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Open Street Map export to QGIS Lines not Polylines

I recently updated to QGIS 2.10.1 and have found that I can no longer view .OSM files. Before I simply dropped and dragged downloaded .OSM files into QGIS and it automatically split into four ...
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Mapnik render from a postgres cluster on an external drive

Because of limited space on my laptop I had to set up my europe-latest.osm.pbf on an external drive. Keeping the flat-nodes on my laptop reduces the processing time. The main time is spent on creating ...
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Need to highlight required area using leaflet [closed]

I need to display a polygon and highlight a city, I added the link bellow https://nominatim.openstreetmap.org/search.php?q=Bambalapitiya&polygon=1&viewbox= as nominant search I need to ...
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Python code to import OSM data in QGIS

I am trying to automize the workflow: import osm data and select by a special tag. I have to do this steps a lot of time with different parameters and updated data. A Solution could be a python ...
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Referencing variables inside ST_Distance_Sphere function

I trying to create an UPDATE function that will ultimately return straight-line distance to the nearest node on an OSM network (which will be later added to pgrouting distances I have already ...
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OpenStreetMap Python API Bounding Box Request

I am new to OSM. When I make an API bounding box call like below: import overpass # bounding box coordinates min_long = min(longs) min_lat = min(lats) max_long = max(longs) max_lat = max(lats) # ...