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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Programmatically manipulate GPX data

I need to do the following in Python open OSM & GPX files (I have packages for this) transform points from GPX (like stick a track to roads) calculate the results (distances, cumulative ...
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How to find the country in which a point is located?

I have a PostGis database created with osm2pgsql. I am looking for a way to add the country name in which a point is located to the point row. It must work also for countries with enclaves, such as ...
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select two markers & draw line between them in leaflet

I am very much new to leaflet. I have multiple markers plotted on my map in leaflet. now I have to draw line between two markers when I select them. Can any one help in doing this.
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Qgis OpenStreetMap plugin misbehaviour

I used the plugin successfully. But yesterday, after changing several buildings in JOSM. Import under qgis with the plugin does not work anymore. The buildings are in the layer point! Do you have any ...
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How to filter layer of osm data?

I have a table osm_roads that has a column named geometry geometry geometry(LineString,900913). If I want to filter a city to draw districts, I cannot do it by geographic coordinates? What if in ...
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Creating a fully custom map using OSM infrastructure

I would like to make a fully custom map (fictional, have to start from scratch basically) and use the OSM tools to make following things possible: crowd editing - the source data which is used to ...
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What is the best API to use GeoTools or uDig (for the context of my application)?

I am trying to develop a java application that displays : Google maps, Openstreetmap and Bing Map Data. So which is the best SDK to use in this contet Geotools or uDig ?
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Do any maps exist that allow me to get lat/lng from a point with no derivative-licensing issues?

I need a map I can display that lets the user click on a point then returns the Lat and Lng. EDIT TO CLARIFY @Igor: Yes, the user is clicking a specific feature on the map so I guess it would ...
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OSM To Postgis & WGS84 Newbie confusion

Hi I wonder if someone can clarify as I'm confused. I need to load planet OSM data into Postgis so I downloaded a small data set of a UK County and followed the instructions here loading the Google ...
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How to get spatialite_osm_net from spatialite

I am using windows 7. I downloaded spatialite-tools (precompiled) from the following site. But there is no "spatialite_osm_net" tool available. For one of my project I was trying to convert the OSM ...
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How can ArcGIS Editor for OpenStreetMap preserve Unicode data?

Currently i am using ArcGIS Editor for open Street map for conversion of OSM file to file Geodatabase. But after conversion geometry is perfect but there is no Unicode data available in the attribute ...
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File IMG from OSM

Is it possible to convert or open an IMG file from OSM? I don't find a solution for the visualization and conversion. Thanks
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Is there a way to locally add links to an OSM data set

Here's what I'm trying to do: I'm modeling some transportation logistics data I want to test the effects of a "new highway" on existing travel demand The new road will be created from an arbitrary ...
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OpenLayers Plugin - Opencyclemap does not display correctly

It happened on version 2.6 and I was told it was my version that was the trouble, so I reverted to 2.2. The odd thing is, that it will usually work fine the first time I open the map, but it seems ...
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Issues merging divided carriageways using Skeletron

I would like to merge divided roads from openstreetmap, and a tool that keeps getting mentioned is Skeletron, for example here. I tried the tool on a small geographic area, and the results are fairly ...
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Offline geocoding and reverse geocoding for android

I'm developing an android application that cannot use internet and need to deal with maps and positioning. Download OpenStreetMaps data seens to be a good solution to access map information offline. ...
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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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What is the recommended workflow for using TileMill and OSM?

Using osm2pgsql, I imported an OSM extract into a Postgres database. Then I made a layer in in TileMill that contains the data from Postgres. The map was exported to a MBTiles file. At this point, all ...
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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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OSM Data Missing Name Field in ArcGIS

I downloaded and loaded osm data into ArcGis Catalog using OpenStreetMap plugin. But there's no field named "NAME" in the attribute table. And therefore I cannot display the name on the map. Did I ...
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Mapnik + OpenStreetMap + Shapefile with Raster Images + Mod Tile + PostGIS

I am new to GIS. I have a Shapefile (.shp, .shx and .pbf). The .pbf file contains path to PNG files located on my machine only. I was able to save the Shp data to PostGis via Shape2Gis tool. Now ...
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Replace Navteq maps by a free one in a car built-in GPS

My car (Opel Zafira) have a built-in GPS with Navteq maps (SD 900 NAVI). I wonder if it would be possible to update or upgrade the maps to an open source / free maps (like OSM). Or is it possible ...
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Add vertices costs to postgresql routable network

In osm2po it's possible to create custom routers as the sample router TrafficSignalsRouter, but the costs seem to be added on vertices after the routing. Is it possible to add these costs on the ...
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Recommended specs for a single-country OSM tile server

What specs would you recommend for an OSM tile server dedicated to serving tiles for a single, small country (e.g., Portugal only)? Total server load is estimated to be no more than two/three users ...
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osm2pgsql --hstore

I'm working with postgreSQL 8.$ and PostGIS and I need to import osm file to database. I tried it with utility osm2pgsql, but I have problem with hstore extension. Does anyone know how to solve this ...
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Topographic tile cache needed to replace OSM street map data in an app

I have developed and marketed an application that successfully uses a pre loaded tile cache of Open Street Map .png files for a small city area about 20km x20km to support the presentation of tourist ...
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How to mark a particular point in MapPanel?

There is a component called MapPanel, which displays OpenStreetMaps. I want to mark some places on the displayed map, without changing the underlying map. Those marked places are identified by ...
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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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Tile server with dynamic mapnik rendering, caching, and pre-emptive rendering

I've been making some pretty (but computationally expensive) tiles with TileMill and I'd like to serve them up. First, I served them straight from TileMill. Every tile gets rendered dynamically, ...
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osm2pgsql loses connection at end of import for large PBF, north-america-latest.osm.pbf

I just wanted to check and see if anybody else out there encountered this issue before I started diving into the code. I'm using osm2pgsql to import OSM data into my Postgres database. I encounter the ...
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Convert OpenStreetMap schemas to ArcSDE in PostgreSQL database

I am trying to find a way to store OSM Extracts (or possibly the planetfile) in a PostgreSQL database, keep it up to date with diff files and then process the data further with ArcGIS (e.g. Geocoding, ...
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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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Geoserver, PostGIS and KML: Creating clickable nodes from OSM data

I have a PostGIS database that has OSM data imported into it using osm2pgsql and I'm using GeoServer to plot the points into a networked KML file for Google Earth. What I'd like to do is make the ...
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let user add his location on interactive map

I would like to know if it is possible to create an interactive map where the user will be allowed to add their own location to the map (I would use OSM as the basemap) and then calculate the distance ...
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Where can I find map icons for famous Paris landmarks?

Title says it all: looking for icons for famous landmarks in Paris, such as the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, Louvre, Notre Dame. These should do. For other poi's I have general category-icons, but ...
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OpenLayers OSM tile boundary

I have a local tile source of OSM tiles. I'd like to show the tile zoom, x, y on the tile so that I can optimize and create small offline groups of tile for specific areas(polygons). I can get the ...
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Why are the results different for the same point using GEOS Point.transform and Postgis ST_Transform?

I'm trying to define a default point setting for OSM layers in my application and I want users to be able to define the default latitude and longitude in EPSG:4326. What I'm doing right now is to use ...
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Limit Zooming Geometry Features in OpenLayers

I draw flag feature on my map as follows: myVectorLayer = new OpenLayers.Layer.Vector("Flag Geometry", { renderers: renderer, isBaseLayer: true, projection: new OpenLayers.Projection("EPSG:900913"), ...
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Is there a location where one can download all of the gpx files for OSM?

Where can I download all the gpx file in OSM.org website? Is there a package include all the gpx file? I don't want to download these gpx files one by one...
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How to draw parallel or curved labels for OSM data in QGIS?

I'm trying to recreate a Google style map using OpenStreetMap data and QGIS. I've been following underdarks many wonderful guides but am getting stuck at the labels. The OSM data was taken from ...
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Can I use Google Maps API and substitute Openstreet map as base layer?

This Question is based on below requirements. 1 - our application will need to use functionalities of Google Maps API like custom marker/Info pop up/Routing etc. 2 - our application wants to use ...
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Is it possible to display filtered results on OpenStreetMap?

is it possible to goto www.openstreetmap.org and do a search for a place like Auckland (New Zealand) or Melbourne (Australia) -but- only show Cities or Neighbourhoods or Suburbs? I understand that ...
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How to put a roads layer (OpenStreetMap) on top of KML polygons?

I need to develop a map where KMLs are overlayed with road layers. So, KMLs are polygons, and I would need to use a map tiles like OpenStreetMaps. But the problem is how to put roads on top of KML ...
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Method to compute and visualize the closest set of facilities from OSM data

I want to use OSM to extract a set of facilities e.g. school, park, hospital inside a given region. from that, transform the area in grid and for each cell in a grid compute its score mixing the ...
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How to remove layers of detail from an osm file?

I want to remove some layers from the osm map of an area. It has all the details like POI, offline routing and all. But I just want the map data. How can I remove this extra layer from the map?
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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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Determining accessibility of U.S. street address

I'd like to determine whether a given U.S. street address is publicly accessible to vehicle/foot traffic. This would include addresses on both publicly and privately maintained roads that are not ...
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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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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 ...