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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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 polytiles....
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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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How to speed up work with local maps in QGIS?

within one project we are distributing a QGIS project including offline maps (you can get it here - has about 1GB) to display measurement data. Looks this way: I need to keep it as easy as possible ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 .osm....
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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 one,...
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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 add OpenSeaMap tiles as an overlay on top of osm base map with Leaflet?

After generating the OpenSeaMap tiles, I tried to add them as an overlay upon the openstreet basemap. The idea is after generating the OpenSeaMap tiles to serve them as "static" tiles to the client, ...
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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 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: true}...
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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: http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/...
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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 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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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] socketname=/var/run/...
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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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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 AddGeometryColumn('node','geom',900913,'...
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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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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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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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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 Map)...
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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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How to generate 512x512 map tiles (2x resolution for retina displays)

I'm looking for a method to produce 512x512 pixels map tiles using CartoCSS and Mapnik, for example exactly as CardoDB does for its base maps (here below a 256x256 map tile vs its correspondent ...
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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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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 natural=...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 pre-...
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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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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? Where/...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...