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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What is the openlayer.js alternative of unloadinvisibletiles of leaflet.js

I am using open layers with a tile server. I want to load maps while panning and destroy the loaded region when out of screen (Alternative to unloadinvisibletiles of leaflet.js) How am i suppose to ...
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Finding all segments that makeup a road in OSM

I've spent 2 days trying to figure this out and I'm afraid that it's something that's not possible. If that's the case then I'm thinking the wrong with with respect to OSM data. Let's say I have a ...
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mod_tile: how to avoid cache expiry during DB rebuild

I'm running an OSM tile server with the default stack (mapnik, tirex, mod_tile, apache). Since I need only specific areas, I usually pre-render all tiles. Now I want to rebuild the Postgres DB bcs of ...
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How to add markers to OSM base map in Google Maps API?

I am using the example from this webpage to display my maps: http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Google_Maps_Example#More_examples (Example - Using Google Maps API v3 setting OSM as a base map layer) ...
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How can I decrease size of geodatabase “Nominatim”?

I downloaded Nominatim http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Nominatim/Installation. The database size is more than 400 GB. The speed of geocoding is very slow. I want to increase it. For example, I ...
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Symbology for Open Street Map [OSM] Data in MapInfo [tab] format

I have shapefiles for the different SOM layers which I have translated into TABs but I am now trying to symbolise them in a similar style to OSM online. Is there a way to easily apply the OSM ...
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Create a path following a road, interpolating from a set of points

I have several hundred vehicular routes within a city from which I wish to create shapefiles. These take the form of directions such as "From Green Street, turn left into Brown Street, Right into ...
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How to manage the osmosis filters?

I am a complete beginner in OSM and osmosis, and I am trying to build a stripped down version of a local map, in order to add nodes of public lights that would be used for maintenance. I have used the ...
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Problems printing OpenLayers Pluggin Maps To Scale

It the print composer I can print all maps to scale and satisfactory. However, when I add the OpenLayer, usually Bing Aerial, to the project I cannot print it out to scale. I click the scale box, ...
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Driving directions and multi-modal route planning service for a city with OpenStreetMap data

First off I'd like to mention that I've never come close to anything-GIS until a few weeks ago when I thought of this. So please expect some layman's questions. I'm looking to create driving ...
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osm2pgsql Error: operator class “gist_geometry_ops” does not exist for access method “gist”

When using osm2pgsql to import massachusetts-latest.osm.bz2 into PostGIS 2.0.1 database osm (running on PostgreSQL 9.1 on an Ubuntu 12.04), I get the error failed: ERROR: operator class ...
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OpenStreetMap Tiles Not Loading in Firefox 17.0.1 - Pink Background [closed]

I recently ran into an issue where only a pink background is displayed in the openstreetmap on my webpage (tiles are not displaying). I found this topic OpenStreetMap tiles not loaded despite being ...
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Create a consistent topology using pgrouting

I'm developing an application that needs routing information for certain cities. First, I downloaded a openstreetmap datafile (*.osm) and then I imported it into a postgreSQL database using ...
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How to serve OpenStreetMap Tiles locally using ArcGIS Server 10?

We want to serve OpenStreetMap Tiles locally using ArcGis Server 10 to use as base maps in our ESRI Silverlight and Flex GIS clients. We've downloaded our regions OSM file and created PNGs using ...
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Openlayers 2.12 + Firefox 15 = OSM Layer not showing

I know it's due to the new Access-Control-Allow-Origin in OL 2.12, but it is still not functional to me. I've followed instructions on here on stackoverflow. Firefox version 15.0.1 Apache2 config ...
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Get tile URL with projection different than 900913

I have the following code, which should display a slippy map showing tiles producted by me with mapnik: Proj4js.defs["EPSG:31258"] = "+proj=tmerc +lat_0=0 +lon_0=13.33333333333333 +k=1 +x_0=450000 ...
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How do I pass a LatLng Bounds from Leaflet to Mapfish Print?

I successfully fired up a MapFish print server on Elastic Beanstalk, and it prints out the sample spec files fine, but I'm trying to pass bounds from my Leaflet frontend now, and encountering a lot of ...
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Steps to update OpenStreetMap back and forth?

I have both a PostGIS database with OSM data imported, and the same data in a SHP folder. By adding missing information to the downloaded OSM data, both in SHP and PostGIS, I'd be able to contribute ...
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How to use OSM xml extracts? Can I make an offline app in Android using OSM?

I'm new to OpenStreetMaps. I have followed their wiki/main page and tried to understand it. Can anyone briefly explain how exactly OSM xml data works and how it is rendered? ...Any links /pointers ...
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How to get shapefiles or kml files for city map in India?

I am doing a project. In that I'm using QGIS for visualization purpose. Using the OpenLayers plug-in i am getting map of a city. What i want to know is whether I can convert that into shapefiles ...
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Offline map(google/openlayers) for HTML5(Angular) based hybrid application

I have a requirement where the customer has explicitly asked for offline support for the map. The rest of the application works well offline, but i am not sure how to get this done using Google or ...
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How do I query OpenStreetMap for a list of US counties?

I would like to query OpenStreetMap (remotely) for a list of US counties (and their boundary vectors if possible), in a scriptable automated fashion. Preferred format is CSV. How do I do so? I am ...
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Given latitude/longitude, how to determine whether point is in Japan or China?

For OpenStreetMap names transliteration to Latin characters, I need to know whether a point (latitude, longitude) should be transliterated to Japanese or Chinese. What formula f(latitude, longitude) ...
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How can I get a road network to run a simulation on?

I'm new to GIS and I'm asking this a bit out of desperation, but I'm trying my best not to get overwhelmed. :) I want to download a file that contains data of a road network (of what road network is ...
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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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How to find out whether a photo is geotagged or not?

I use a android app called OSMTracker. This app records the GPS track and can take pictures and notes. Using JOSM software, the photos are shown exactly at their coordinates (location) but i cannot ...
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Creating osm2pgsql tables in PostGIS database

I managed to partially setup osm2psql to work with my PostGIS DB. My DB contains now the following tables: Schema | Name | Type | Owner --------+-------------------+-------+------- ...
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Render vectors from OSM data in POSTGIS database

I'm a newbie when it comes to mapping application. I had successfully loaded my OpenstreetMap data in a Postgresql/PostGIS database. Now my problem is how to render the vector data (the POI's, ways, ...
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Filtering Overpass-API by country

Does anyone know how to perform a overpass-api request like this? "Show me all banks in Germany"? I could just show all 'amenity = bank' in a specific bounding-box. But Germany (or most of all ...
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Can we use existing plant database for Nominatim

i have imported data from the OSM to PGSQL using osm2pgsql for generating tiles, and now i need to add Nominatim support also, this Nominatim requires the same OSM data. can we use the existing ...
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Does OpenStreetMap have property boundaries?

I want to move from Google Maps to OpenStreetMap. I was planning on using MapBox to create the tiles if that makes a difference. OpenStreetMap seems to lack property outlines, which Google Maps has. I ...
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Is there a OSM data server that returns vector data based on a bounding box?

I would like to know if exist some OSM data server, not tiled, just data. I know it is possible to import OSM data in your own server, but because you need robust server architecture, it wont be ...
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OpenStreetMap display as simple as Google Maps?

I'm glad OpenStreetMap exists at all, but I find their display has way too much details. Here's an exemple of the same location: Is there a way to view OSM contents with the same level of details ...
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What Spatial Reference System do I store Google Map's Lat/Lng in

I am new to PostGIS, Spatial Reference Systems and projections and want to store lat/lng coordinates retrieved from Google Maps and Openstreetmap and its services like the Geocoder/Nominatim. I'm ...
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Detect city from coordinates

I need to know how to detect which city belong certain coordinates. Wich is the best way to do this? Thanks in advance. Pd: excuse my english
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Openlayers: How to highlight a point on mouse over a line

Any suggestions on how to highlight a point on mouse over a line, I've read points from a javascript array, lines are drawn by using them and I want to highlight some points in that array by moving ...
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Extract human-relevant data in an OpenStreetMap dump?

I downloaded a full XML dump. While there are lots of nodes and ways, I want to filter out only the human-relevant data. By human-relevant, I mean neighborhoods, restaurants and landmarks are ...
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How to add a background map to a java project?

I'm new at GIS. I am trying to make a java application that can display a map with certain points. I have achieved this using the geotools library. However, I want to put the map from OpenStreetMap or ...
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How to reconcile UTF encoding for OpenStreetMap

I frankly am a bit confused when I am working outside the United States so please excuse my ignorance. I downloaded some shapefiles for Moldova (MoldovaData) and had a question regarding the encoding ...
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How to change from EPSG:900913 to EPSG:3857 in Postgresql

I didn't use the '-E 3857' switch when importing the OSM data into postgresql using osm2psql. I'm trying to set up a map server for the first time and I'm following the instructions from here: ...
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How can I convert a set of ShapeFiles to an OSM file?

How can I convert a set of ShapeFiles to an OSM file?
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How to download hospitals and restaurants from OSM in shp format?

I need information on hospitals and restaurants in Guatemala. How can I download this information from OpenStreetMap? I want to use the data in Arcgis 10.1
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OSM digitizing road map by shapefile

I have shapefile with roads. I want to digitize some of the objects in shapefile to OSM, because I allways use OSM shapefiles and I have something to give to. What software should I use? I have JOSM ...
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Do you know a service route calculation to get a route between several points?

I need a routing service with an API callable from a web or desktop application. I have several points: a start, an end, and intermediate points in the disorder. I expect the routing service to send ...
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Tool for adding buildings to OpenStreetMaps by tracing their countours on satellite maps

There is an OSM map of some city, in which several buildings are missing (see the OSM map and the Yandex map of the same place below - there are lots of spaces, which look empty in the OSM map, but ...
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Satellite/Aerial Imagery for Nepal for mapping in OpenStreetMap

I was trying to map places in Nepal using satellite imagery but there is no high resolution imagery available at zoom level 15-16 . I was looking to map places like Illam, Dhankuta. Is there a free ...
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How to get street names from OpenStreetMap?

I have some SHP layers that contain some streets and buildings data, and i'm showing it with openLayers (by GeoServer). they are not contain the names of the streets or the numbers of the buildings. ...
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Find nearest neighbours faster in PostGIS

I currently have a query that calculates the number of useful amenities within a certain radius of each town, using OSM data: create table places as select town.name, place, town.way, ( select ...
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What can go wrong in UTM to WGS1984 conversion (shifted data)

I try to convert .shp files to OSM data with shp2osm and ogr2osm but the output data is shifted. Semi-Cross-Posting Warning: I have already asked a questions on the OSM help site, but this questions ...
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How to get an older version of OpenStreetMap data?

For some reason in the map of the Dominican Republic's Capital there are a bunch of streets which doesn't have any names. I had an OSM file which I downloaded ealier this year which did have those ...