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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QGIS spatialite db errors

I recently upgraded QGIS by building QGIS 2.11 from source against GDAL 2.0 on my Ubuntu 14.04 system. After a few teething troubles I got it to compile using QT creator. I now find that I can't open ...
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Installing ArcGIS Editor 10.2 for OSM?

I want to use OSM data to make network dataset in ArcGIS 10.2. However, this is not installed successfully. It keeps telling me I don't have ArcGIS 10.2 that is exactly what I am using now. I think ...
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How do I distinguish freeway onramps from offramps?

Freeway entrances and exits are tagged as highway=motorway_link. However, for some analysis I'm doing, I need to distinguish between entrances ("on ramps") and exits ("off ramps"). Is there an ...
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How to get all gps points on a road from osm data?

I'm trying to extract gps points on roads in a region. For each road, I need a gps point on that road every 10 meters. I'm aware that Google Map API offer such way points, but due to 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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show some data on a map by OpenStreetMap from C# VS2013 [closed]

I am very new to Open Street Map. I have some data that need to be shown on a map by Open Street Map from C# VS2013. It can be WPF or windows forms. The data is about some statistics results by ...
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Why do I only get a blue background with TileMill and OpenStreetMap?

I use OpenStreetMap Carto in Tilemill in order to export mbtiles for a small town. I managed to setup everything according to the installation guide. However, when I open the OpenStreetMap Carto ...
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My Own Map server, Making my maps look like Mapbox streets or Skobbler

I want to make my own map server However, I need to find the right style The OSM style is pretty ugly, I really like the Skobbler maps http://maps.skobbler.com/ or Mapbox streets I basically want to ...
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OpenStreetMap roads vs lines

I imported OpenStreetMap data of Karlsruhe to PostGis using osm2pgsql. This creates 4 table, one names planet_osm_roads. Sadly this table does only contains major streets. Smaller streets can be found ...
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Creating my own map server - with Road speed and Reverse geo coding - using OSM data

Currently I'm using a few services for mapping/reverse Geo coding/road speeds 1 open.mapquestapi.com/geocoding - revese geo coding (usually street name) 2 api.geonames.org - get POI name (e.g. ...
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Mapping Points to streets

I am new to the GIS-World and just learned a couple of tools. Now I want to start with my actual project, but since i don't have a overall understanding I would have to hear your opinions about the ...
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How to get id of admin regions in Norway in OpenStreetMap?

I need to get the id of the relations that are administrative (boundary: administrative) that have admin_level equal to 7 in Norway. Is there any way to get them?
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Convert moving duration into routes

Which algorithm, that is based on open Street map takes the current GPS position, a duration and an average speed or way of transport(by foot, by bike or by car) and outputs possible routes, that ...
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What error am I doing when rendering OpenStreetMap roads and buildings in Minecraft?

I'm trying to create a Minecraft map of the Ernst Reuter Platz in Berlin. For this purpose, I'm using OpenStreetMap data. This is what the place looks like on a 2D map: When I render the roads and ...
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Pedestrian Routing using pgRouting

I'm new to pgRouting and I want to implement a pedestrian routing system. I've already implemented a routing system using pgRouting, PostGIS, GeoServer, OSM data and Open Layers 3 and it uses dijkstra ...
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Get the altitude for a given geo location with online OpenStreetmap

Is there a simple way to get the altitude for a given geo location? I would like to add a link to our gluon node form, that links to a place, where I can easily retreive the altitude above NHN or ...
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How to plot a list of points on Overpass turbo (OpenStreeMap)

I am using overpass turbo web http://overpass-turbo.eu/# after typing in [out:csv(::lat,::lon;false)]; relation(2081626);>;out; I get already a list of coordinates, under "data" tab 48.0786156 ...
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Tile server - problem with tiles loading (pink tiles)

I have built a tile server by following this instruction: https://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/building-a-tile-server-from-packages/ and i have a problem. When i test tile server using ...
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QGIS: how to set transparency for OSM tiles layer?

I'm using QGIS 2.8.3-Wien in an Ubuntu14. My problem is the following: I'm using the OpenStreetMap tiles to draw maps of some specific regions. The problem is that, for some urban/rural regions, ...
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osm2pgsql vs imposm rendering performance

Is there any difference in rendering performance between using a osm2pgsql vs imposm imported PostGIS DB in Mapnik? Or asking it differently, is there any downside of using imposm if I only want to ...
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QGIS import osm data via OSM-plugin and sqlite does not only import selected tags

I have the following problem: I want to use the OSM plugin to import data from a sqlite database that contains OSM data. In the 'Export OSM topolgy to spatialite' dialog I choose the database file and ...
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How can I get OSM data in QGIS in a way that shows the nodes of roads intersecting as it would in JOSM?

By using OSM data in QGIS, how can I show the nodes that are at the intersection of two roads? This is useful, because how will I know by just looking at the downloaded data from OSM into QGIS that ...
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OSM Building as Multipolygon not rendering as building

I have been working to improve OpenStreetMap data in my local area and I've found something that I think is a problem but I can't figure out how to fix it. The basic problem is that the Jefferson ...
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OSM Place Search in QGIS not working anymore?

We've used OSM Place Search plugin daily with QGIS 2.2, 2.6 and 2.8 and it's been great. However, it stopped working last week for myself and several other inter-office users. We enter search text, ...
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Alternative approach for loading osm2pgsql data

I am slowly going insane trying to successfully complete an OSM data import and I would like to find an alternative approach. What I'm attempting is frustratingly simple yet fails repeatedly. ...
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OpenStreetMap Style Editor besides Mapbox TileMill and CloudMade

I'm looking for an online OSM style editor that lets me style OSM ways and nodes by tags. I know CloudMade's editor is no longer available, and Mapbox's does this but has zoom level rendering limits ...
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Extracting country specific data from planet openstreetmap big file

I am trying to obtain few old osm dataset of few specific countries/regions to see subsequent changes till now. I am using planet osm files which I think is the only source of old osm archieves. But ...
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How to install OSM .pbf support in GDAL on Debian?

I'm trying to use Anita Graser's post on loading OSM data from .PBF files into a SQLite .db file using ogr2ogr but it stopped working. I'm trying to run the following command: ogr2ogr -f "SQLite" ...
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How can a get OSM data in QGIS in a way that shows the direction of a road as it would in JOSM?

I am trying to download OSM data into QGIS in a way that is as close as possible to what it looks like in JOSM. I am doing a visual comparison between OSM data and satellite images. One of the things ...
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Combine two parallel lines to one with postgis

In OpenStreetMap, a highway=motorway consists out of two parallel lines, each representing one direction: On a professional map the two lanes get combined to one single line and drawn with a middle ...
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Osmosis drops ways and relations that should be in result file

I am using Osmosis to extract information from a OSM file. I want to have all nodes, ways and relations that contain the tag k="addr:street" So I use this command to filter for all nodes, ways and ...
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Tilemill styling with openstreetmap data - labeling boundaries

I have UK county boundaries (boundary=ceremonial) and want to give them labels that periodically run along the boundaries on the inside of the county. Just like polygon shapes do - eg, you can give a ...
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How to get distance to different POI around lat/lon?

I have about 150k lat/lon points with osmid located around Worldwide. These points was exported from planet.osm and I need to get a distance to different nearest POIs(cities, seas, infrastructure ...
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How to order points on a road linestring to follow the road

So I'm using a osm2pgsql schema. When I get a road, the points in the linestring don't have an order, so when I try to draw the road, it won't follow the road but will be a bunch of lines. Do I have ...
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How do I convert the coordinate data from osm into actual longitude latitude points

So I've imported a osm dataset into a PostGIS db using osm2pgsql, however when I call ST_asText( way ) I get weird coordinates like "POINT(16767838.9 -4051592.94)" What format are these ...
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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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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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Acquiring administrative country border data with a given resolution

I want to be able to find out which country a given (lat,long) pair falls into, but I don't need this to be extremely accurate and especially coasts can be quite crude as false positive hits will be ...
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How can I get a relation with multiple ways as members in addition to the members with Overpass QL?

There's a relation I'd like to export via the Overpass API that happens to contain two ways as members. However, I'd like to export the relation along with the two member ways. I haven't been able to ...
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Openstreetmap-carto style with Tilemill - unknown black line in streets

I was hoping someone experienced this problem in the past, I am at a loss as to what would be causing it. There is an unknown black line in the center of about 80% streets. I have been adjusting ...
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Error importing OSM historical data importing with ogr2ogr

I am trying to import historical OpenStreetMap data obtained here: http://osm.personalwerk.de/full-history-extracts/2014-11-24/continents/ I downloaded the Australia-Oceania file, I am trying to ...
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wms/wfs layers now overlapping in OpenStreetMap layer within qGIS

As stated in my title, I've added two layers, one WMS (URL: http://www.patrimonioculturale-er.it/wms) and one WFS (URL: http://www.patrimonioculturale-er.it/wfs) into my qGIS project. They work nicely ...
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Getting complete address information from OSM without Geocoder

I know a question like this is asked very often. But the answers did never really satisfy me. I want to extract addresses and maybe POIs from OSM. Nothing more. I am not interested any additional ...
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osm2pgsql import fails with parse error

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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Offline Map with mapnik: Tiles are vertically unaligned and randomly displayed (Leaflet + Tilecache + Mapnik + Postgis)

I'm new to maps and currently I am developing my first offline Map with OSM data. I have map data added to postgres via osm2pgsql and installed mapnik 2.2. For caching I have used tilecache with ...
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How to get users click a map (OSM) and collect location data plus parameters?

I wonder if there is a simple service out there on the web that allows to collect location data from users easily. A click on a OSM map should give the location, then a form to collect a comment, ...
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How do I make the indoor svg drawing for OSM Buildings?

How do I make the indoor svg drawing? I could not find the source. Can you tell me how to do? http://osmbuildings.org/examples/indoor/
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How can i get the center point for victoria

I am following this tutorial. But as per this tutorial the the center point is located in Netherlands. Now I need to change this for Victoria, Australia. Could you please tell me how can i change it. ...
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Free tile provider for Leaflet

I'm using Leaflet for the maps of my website. So far I was using maps of Mapbox (they're cool), but they obviously charge for them for website with 100,000+ maps per month. I'm trying to find a ...
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Openlayers3 leaflet osm problem of displaying data

I'm a newbie in GIS world and recently built my own private osm tile server infrastructure that will be used in closed environment only and it works as a charm. I tested the server inserting Leaflet ...