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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Generating a routing database for the entire world while keeping the tags

I've been looking into this matter for a few days now, but I haven't come up with a working solution. Basically, what we are trying to do is create an entire world database, preferably in PostgreSQL, ...
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OpenStreetmap Multipolygon with Members without role

HI i found this relation in Open-Streetmap http://www.openstreetmap.org/relation/1561932 http://www.openstreetmap.org/api/0.6/relation/1561932/full it has only one outer member but it needs the ...
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Is there a special tag to calculate way length in osm2pgsql?

There are special tag 'way_area' in osm2pgsql creating a database column that stores the area of polygon fatures. So is there something like this for calculation of length of line oblects?
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OSM-based military map

Is there an openstreetmap based system that makes it possible to draw something like military symbols? It should be possible to draw frontline, zones of control, battle events, troops, vehicles and so ...
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scaling of results: the comparing of osm-files for a few days - a statistical approach

i am pretty new to Geographic-information Systems so do not bear with me if i ask newby questions: i am interested in gatherin information on schools Some days before i have heard that it is ...
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Best method to find routes from a set of points

I have lines table (postgis enabled database) representing the streets. I have collected few gps points along a route and I would like to match it with the streets in order. Scenario - I am jogging ...
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OSM Display a particular changeset-version of a way

Hi is it possible to visualize an particular changeset of an way? It's about thisa way http://www.openstreetmap.org/way/24837452 at the moment it seems to be a part of an MultiPolygon. But in the ...
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Reverse geocoding Nominatim results

I need to obtain street intersections from reverse geocoded lat/long, where there is no house number information. I have a tile server and Nominatim running in Ubuntu 12.04 virtualbox. I followed ...
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Order members of OSM multipolygon relations

Im writing an importer for OSM files. Now i'm importing the relations with multipolygoins. The documentation says The order of the relation members does not matter (but properly sorted member lists ...
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OSM data - ways table features

I have made this web-app http://160.75.133.173/openWebApp/routing.jsp Users just have to click two points to figure out the shortest possible route available connecting them. I am using OSM data and ...
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Enlisting all OpenStreetMap (OSM) street names for General Transit Feed Specification (GTFS) routes?

I have exported OpenStreetMap (OSM) data of a city to my local postgresql db using osm2pgsql. I would like to add the General Transit Feed Specification (GTFS) routes information (say bus routes) ...
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schools: how are they tagged - with the same method all over the world?

are all schools tagged in the same way? or do some countries do use a specal tag-(system)? update: thanks to the responders: what does this mean ...
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Changing labelling of OpenStreetMap Base Map for ArcGIS Online?

I am creating a Story Map and using Open Street Maps as the base map. One issue my superiors see is the labeling of the streets. It's way to frequent! See the attached screenshot: Is there a way ...
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Will ogr2ogr correctly merge features from several OSM files to resulting set

In GDAL >= 1.10, ogr2ogr contains osm driver I want to try this feature and migrate OSM to PostGIS (I'm aware of osm2pqsql existence) I have several relatively small OSM files and wonder if ...
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How to find all objects deleted by user in specified time

Is there any way to get list of objects with their geometries deleted by specified user in specified time?
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Openstreet map loosing information

I succesfully created a shapefile from openstreetmap with the OpenStreetMap tool in QGIS 2.2. When I try to create a polyline layer, it says that there are 8000 values in the db file for the property ...
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Tiles taking too long to render

I've followed the tutorial available here. The installation worked alright, but opening the tile in a browser leads to a 404 error. The only error from the server is "Failed to read cmd on fd 10". ...
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Is there a way to identify features on OpenStreetMap.org?

Is there an identify features option for OpenStreetMap.org (OSM.org)? Stemming from this question: How to get shapefile of river from OpenStreetMap? I'm looking for the ability to use OSM.org to ...
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Tilemill reversing inner and outer in multipolygon relations

Tilemill renders multipolygon relation (a middle part of a big lake (ID 2101875)) incorrectly: Multipolygon relations (inner/outer) seems to render mirror-like, compare: an island in OpenStreetMap ...
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how to export the entire bounding box from overpass-turbo?

I'm new to the overpass-turbo world, so sorry if the question sounds silly. What I'm trying to do is to export all the elements (peak, tracks, routes, streets.....) of a bounding box I have selected. ...
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polytiles error

when I run a polytiles.py script for mapnik rendering. It worked just fine until the error: Process Process-1: Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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parsing an osm-file with PHP simpleXML :: getting a few more tags

I am new to PHP's SimpleXML. upate: The original version of this question was derived from here: OSM Data parsing to get the nodes with child I am thankful that hakre offered a great example in ...
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schools are included as nodes, while others are areas - how to get all of them?

goal: want to extract schools from Overpass-api: now with an update: the allready exinsting code runs nicely. At the moment it is no problem that i do not catch the shools as ways nodes or rleatins. ...
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Draw area from street borders

I have searched online for almost a week and can not find an answer to my issue. I need to generate polygons from street borders in a given city. I have downloaded data from openstreetmaps and ...
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change the area in a osm-request: from lon & lat to whole country

I am new to PHP's SimpleXML. the script below makes a starting point for my project. Below I have added my own answer to the question, how to refine the code to ad more tags. I want to filter the ...
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Using Scanaerial in JOSM?

I am trying to use Scanaerial in JOSM to locate water sources in my county. I was able to install all of the required Python modules and ExtTools and load the scanaerial plugin, but now when I run ...
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Extract BoundingBox with Osmosis Java API

I'm am trying to use the Osmosis Java API to extract reasonably sized blocks from the OSM planet file using the BoundingBoxFilter. Note: I'm using maven Osmosis packages NOT the command line ...
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Where does Open-Streetmap forest data come from?

If you open this url http://www.openstreetmap.org/?mlat=50.6524658203125&mlon=9.4482421875&zoom=13 you are in a forest in germany. I downloaded the complete Open-Streetmap Data for Germany. ...
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How to download only selected attributes using Overpass turbo?

does anyone know of a query to download select attributes using Overpass turbo? I am trying to download very granular road dataset for an entire country, but I only want a few columns. Thanks!
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With osm2pgrouting, how to handle relations?

I'm trying to create a topology of the public transport in Paris. I use a OSM export, osm2pgrouting with the correspondent mapconfig.xml and Postgis. Everything works fine, except one thing. In ...
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Why does Points in polygon create empty PNTCNT column from OSM points?

I tried to use the Points in polygon tool in qgis 2.2.0 and it worked fine as long as I used my own points. When I tried to 'count' the points generated from OSM layers both from dowloaded ...
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How to make an editable City Map from OSM data?

I want to make a map of Cardiff, Wales, showing features useful to tourists, e.g. roads with road names, parks, museums, other POIs, etc. I want the final map to be clear to read - simple roads and ...
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Error with existing OSM QGIS style

I'm trying to use existing OSM style file like those of AsgerPetersen (https://github.com/3liz/osm-in-qgis/tree/master/styles/openstreetmap/geofabrik) or anitagraser's ...
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How to do geographic operations (intersect) on OSM XML?

I would like to create bicycle router which routes more through shade. For that I would like to use OSM. Most routers use OSM xml so my question is: How to add tags to a street that goes through a ...
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OSM exports at different scale to what is on screen

I am using ArcGIS 9.3.1 I have added OSM as a WMS layer. I have a map set up how I want it to look in the layout view. When I go to export the map, whether as an image file, or in AI, which is the ...
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Why OSM data has different attribute values from the same element and same time frame?

Here is my question: Does anyone know why OSM has different attribute values from the same element and same frame time? The example explains itself, when I try the Shapefile from different mirrors ...
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Mapping application basic for ruby on rails

I am new to build map application using ruby on rails, with rails 4.1.1. I want to create map using map tiles. i have to use PostgreSQL database with postgis. Can you please explain how this flow ...
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Countries not loaded in Nominatim base installation?

I just installed the Nominatim geocoder and loaded the Andorra.pbf dataset. I saw that in the Nominatim project, there are multiple .sql file in the data/ folder with country names and polygon that ...
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How to style ways with CartoCSS depending on a relation property (OSM)

I'm using CartoCSS together with an OSM Postgres DB (hstore on). I want to set the line color depending on the operator tag of relations (routes). How can I do that? Update Thanks to Paul Norman for ...
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Is there an OSM High Level Dataset (pbf) available?

I'm currently trying to setup an offline Nominatim geocoder VM and I only need to have access high level data (countries, states and cities). Is there an OSM high level dataset (.pdf package) ...
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Missing hstore column in TileMill!

I made a PostgreSQL with PosGIS Extension DB with the pgsnapshot_schema and loaded an .osm.pbf-file with OSMOSIS into it. Now i connected it to TileMill, but if i look up into the table i just see ...
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mapnik rendering with OSM Carto style

When I want to make png tiles that look like ones in osm tile server what I need to do? Do I need to import data to postGIS db somehow WITH osm Carto style or I can just import it "normally" w/o ...
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How to convert Direction Of Travel OSM vectors from a “system” to another?

I have a painful doubt according Direction of Travel (DOT) vectors in OSM data. I'm using ArcGIS10, and a OSM data shapefile. I have a OSM road layer, that has many "Both ways" vectors and many "One ...
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shapefile terminology for key-value pair

In an .osm file, there are <TAG ... /> elements like <way visible="true" id="-4409" timestamp="1970-01-01T00:00:00Z" version="1"> <nd ref="-21845"/> <tag k="fcc" ...
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How to use OSM Bright with Mapnik Renderd

I have set up an OSM tile server using instructions at this blog - http://seshagiriprabhu.wordpress.com/2013/07/21/building-an-openstreetmap-tile-server-on-ubuntu-12-04-lts/ The slippymap renders ...
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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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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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How to import SRTM data for the whole planet into TileMill

I need to get SRTM elevation data for the whole planet into TileMill. I already walked through the instructions on Steve Bennett's blog and it worked fine for small areas. The problem is now that for ...
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How to get shapefile of river from OpenStreetMap?

I dont want to download whole map of an area. I just want rivers and other waterbodies present in an area in shapefiles so that I can use them in Qgis. I tried geofabrik but it is giving whole map and ...
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How do I avoid this osm2pgsql duplicate key error in Windows?

I am attempting to load an OSM .bz2 file into a PostGIS database using osm2pgsql but am stuck at a duplicate key value in the nodes which violates a unique constraint - any suggestions? output is ...