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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Create Fantasy Map

I'm currently looking to create a Fantasy map and share it with my friends. We have the map designed already in flash to certain degrees of detail and able to export as a vector. We'd like it to be ...
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Whats the status for OSM in print composer QGIS 2.0?

I have a Stamen Toner OSM background on a report am doing. It seems impossible to use "Print" or "Save as image" functions since the OSM is being projected wrong with 10 km or so.. Right now I'm ...
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Extracting area with a range of lat long?

Is there any online tool to extract a certain area with a range of lat long? I'd like to overlay some locations on a map. To do so, I need a map whose range is specified so that I can determine the ...
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Overlap between Google Earth and Topographic OSM

First, I have Google Earth and Garmin BaseCamp with OSM maps. I would be satisfied if the solution is only available on one of these software. A third software that combine both view can be ...
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Offline entire planet in Java Desktop app

Sorry if this question has already been asked, but I need your help. In program that we are developing we need to integrate maps. Here are the requirements that are put for integration: Maps should ...
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What might cause OpenLayers plugin to hang on windows 8.1?

I'm trying to add OpenStreetMap layer to the map through OpenLayers plugin and then application hangs. The problem occures on Windows 8.1 QGIS 2.0.1. On Windows 7 everything works correct. Does anyone ...
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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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How to calculate area in square kilometers of a OSM boundary

I have tried using measurement plugin in JSON. It does not work if the boundary is made of multiple selected lines. That plugin works when it is a single line for the whole boundary. Is there any ...
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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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Is there an opensource way of making 'streetview' panoramas?

I'm interested in making streetview panoramas and am curious if there are any opensource approaches that I should consider for both making and publishing these panoramas. I've been playing with the ...
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How to clip an Openlayers OSM Background to a Vector Boundary?

I'm new to QGIS. In my project i have two layers: one is my vector (city boundaries) and the other is the OSM (obtained with the plugin). How can I cut the OSM along the edges of the vector? I want to ...
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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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Retrieve geographic coordinates from OSM imported data

We have just finished importing OSM data into our PostGIS (Postgresql) database. And we are having difficulty understanding the geometry of various shapes imported. We run a query to retrieve the ...
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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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identify subgraphs within planet_osm_line table

I want to identify subgraphs within the planet_osm_line table of the osm2pgsql-schema. those subgraphs are classified by certain tags i want to check. My first attempt was to do this recursively with ...
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OSM XML: Should I generate contact:phone or phone?

I am generating OSM XML data for all POIs of Wikivoyage, the collaborative travel guide. When I want to express a phone number, should I generate contact:phone or phone? Both mean the same thing. ...
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Limit data imported into PostGIS database?

I am building a web application in which members will be able to find other members in their area. This is your typical "nearest neighbor" search which I'll perform using their latitude and ...
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How to draw bus routes on OpenStreetMap with mapnik

I have successfully set up Postgres with PostGIS and MapNik to serve map tiles. The database is populated with data from OpenStreetMap project. I can see that bus routes are in the data-set, but I ...
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How to find out if OpenStreetMaps contains low emission zones?

Since I never really digged into the data contained in OpenStreetMap I ask myself what would be the recommended way to identify layers or tags within the overall data. In my current use case I want to ...
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How to restrict level crossings in route?

I want to evaluate if it is useful to bypass a level crossing through a nearby tunnel or overpass when the LC is closed or if it is worth waiting. I want to use the OSM data for realistic scenarios ...
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How to highlight polygons within another polygon?

I want to symbolize public buildings in OSM data. For Example: There is a polygon and in column "amenity" it has the value "school". But i don't want to highlight this polygon, but the buildings ...
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How can I geocode to a shape instead of a coordinate?

Geocoding to a shape instead of a point The project I'm currently working on is Find-A-Record. We are geocoding genealogical record collections and storing them in a spatial index (browse our blog if ...
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Map tiles rendering from local map server to disk

I am looking for a solution for following use-case: I need to run a local map server using OpenStreetMap (OSM) data Map server needs to be able to render a set of map tiles to local directory on ...
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OpenStreetMap Toolbox (ArcGIS 10.0); Microsoft Jet Database Engine Error

I am using OSM toolbox in my ArcGIS 10.0 to download OSM data, but whenever I want to do so, it throws an error saying: "Unable to create a relation table (The Microsoft Jet database engine cannot ...
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Starting with OpenStreetMap for Android

My goal is to write an Android application where I could select a couple of points in the map and calculate shortest path between them based on my algorithms. I'm absolutely new to OSM and since ...
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PostGIS Optimization - Group spatially close entities physically on disk

I'm working on my first PostGIS database and was hoping to find some performance gains for live rendering. I'm rendering a map directly from a PostGIS (9.1, 2.0) db that contains an import of OSM ...
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Serving multiple styles from tile server

I installed an OSM Mapnik tile server (according to the switch2osm documentation). Now, i'd like to serve tiles in different styles from the same server. Is this somehow possible?
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Miller cylindrical projection - central meridian

I'm new to projections topics and I've got a question that may be silly, but I hadn't found answer so far. I'm trying to use Miller's cylindrical projection for converting osm lat/lon to x,y values. ...
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OSM. Problem with memory

I have the virtual machine with 64 GB I download OSM map: osm2pgsql --slim –d gis –C 16000 –number-processes 4 planet-latest.osm.pbf But I have warnings: Going over pending ways... 121492826 ...
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How to extract primary and secondary roads from OSM data?

After importing my country roads from OSM data, I need to create a network ( roads connecting big cities ) for use with pgRouting. For this, I need the green, blue and red ones ...
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Qgis OSM and layer projection problem

I am using QGIS 2.1.0, and trying to import my vector layer(parcels) with OpenStreetMap layer. My vector layer (parcels) use EPSG 31277 coordinate system. This is the definition for EPSG 31277: ...
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How to extract shape of each segment?

osm2po library does a great job in creating the data required by pgRouting to calculate theshortest paths. But I need the shape (Geometry - LineString 4326) to be extracted when osm2po generates the ...
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osm2pgsql: Import data in custom projection

I have osm-file and I want to import it to the postgresql via osm2pgsql with custom projection EPSG:20022. I look to the help and found out any keys like -E EPSG: but when I try to do with it I get ...
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How does QGIS Topology Checker check the topology of SHP and OSM files? [closed]

Can anybody make me clear if .shp & .osm (OpenStreetMap Data) are holding topological data/relations or not. if .shp files are not holding then how qgis plugin topology checker checks for the ...
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Import of OSM data into PostgreSQL using osm2pgsql: which formats are supported?

I followed a tutorial to install a PostgreSQL server on my Mac OS X Mavericks, and to import some OSM data with the osm2pgsql converter ...
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How to set up an offline maps viewer application on linux?

I'm having an 8-years old notebook (pentium 4 3Ghz 1Gb Ram) with Debian (installed recently), I just want to be able to navigate through the map around 1-2 cities, with ability to seek adresses and ...
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How to build a Spatialite road network from OSM data

I'm looking for algorithm which could help me with building my own road network (for routing) from OSM data. I chose Spatialite DB for this, but here I have only one problem: Spatialite provides ...
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Filter out osm data that have been edited after some timestamp

I want to get data after some timestamp. I have downloaded the osm file of the area. I went through the osmosis documentation but could not find a way to filter it by time. The result should be same ...
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Alternatives to Google Maps on Android Phone

Android phone has Google maps as its stock/default Maps, POI and Navigation app. What are other options that i have which can be used instead of Google Maps? One Obvious answer is OSMAnd. OSMAnd has ...
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How to publish OpenStreetMap (OSM) layer on GeoServer directly? [closed]

Is it possible to directly publish OpenStreetMap (OSM) format data to GeoServer? Can any one guide me to publish i.e. without loading the OSM data into MySQL or PostgreSQL. Just publish the OSM ...
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Error while using osmosis

I was trying to filter openstreet map data using osmosis. I used the following osmosis --read-xml city.osm --tf accept-ways highway=* --used-node --write-xml highways.osm But while i run this ...
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Following path in OpenStreetMap

I want to visualize a road present in the OpenStreetMap. Using OpenLayers, I try to do in the following way: Take a set of co-ordinates which should represent the two sides of the road. Join both ...
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How to correctly set the Independent Cities of Virginia in Open Street Map

I would like to use the data from Open Street Map to identify which county I am in, but I noticed something unusual with the Independent Cities of Virginia. Essentially, there are a few cities that ...
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Architecture for serving OSM-Mapnik Tiles

I am currently trying to set up a Mapping-Service for serving OSM-Mapnik Tiles. In my project we want to use the Mapnik-Layer as a BaseLayer for our GI-Application. I am quite new to Mapnik (only used ...
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Source code to download OSM files in qgis 2.0 [closed]

How to get the source code to download OSM files in qgis 2.0?
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GeoWebCache: Is there a way to empty the cache only for a certain zoom level?

This is a follow-up to this question. In short, I was overambitious in seeding and now my /usr filesystem is full. Take a look at the cache occupancy broken down by zoom level. (Data is OSM South ...
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GeoWebCache: Is there a way to see cache size per zoom level?

I seeded a layer group (of data imported from OpenStreetMaps via osm2pgsql) from levels 0 to 15 (PNG; EPSG:900913), it completed successfully, and now I am seeding again only for levels 16 and 17. I ...
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How to narrow the result from Nominatim with only cities and countries, no additional areas with the same name?

I'm trying to get WKT or GeoJson polygons of cities and countries from Nominatim (for example, Paris and France). I send a GET request but it returns me several results named "Paris" or "France". How ...
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How to get WKT or GEOJson by country or city name with Overpass API?

I'm trying to understand Overpass API, I'm experimenting with it, but cannot get what I expect. Overpass API doesn't return me neither polygon shapes, nor WKT, nor GEOJson, nor even a highlight of the ...