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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Free Web-service providing Satellite Images

Is there any web-service currently available which is hosting satellite images as open-source, just like OSM web-service hosting vector maps? We want to make a real-time traffic monitoring commercial ...
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From OSM to shape. Parsing problem

I'm working at OpenStreetMap project for android at the moment. I want to retrieve OSM data from my app(nodes, markers and paths) and convert it to shape file (.shp, .dbf and .shx). Later, I'll load ...
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How to transfer large amount of OSM data to postgis using osm2pgsql?

I am new to using Openstreetmap data and PostGIS database. I learned how to use osm2pgsql and transferred osm data for a small city to PostGIS database and worked fine. The problem is that when I try ...
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Generate OSM for Navit with English names

I'm new in Navit and OSM, but I have up and running Navit on Linux. I'm planning trip to China and would like to have OSM for my Navit that could contain English names (in ideal together with ...
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import OpenStreetMaps Data fails

I work in project of geocoding so i want to import the OpenStreetMaps Data. i created a database and name it nominatim and i tried this command: sudo ./utils/setup.php --osm-file ...
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Print City Map in High Resolution with TileMill (OSM Data)

I'm rather beginner in Print Map and GIS. I'd like to print the map of my little city using the data in OpenStreetMap. I've got an environment(local) with OSM DataBase and I'm using TileMill to ...
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Georgia (USA) data issues in OSM?

There is an annoying green background feature displayed in the Georgia, USA OpenStreetMap data that doesn't appear in other adjacent states. See: ...
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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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Get road type by coordinates

I need to do the following task: to retrieve the road type (highway, bridge, track, pedestrian and others) by coordinates, query a remote service (via HTTP). I'm looking at the different major ...
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Do Vector-tile file-names need zoom levels and if so, why?

I'm new to mapping and m looking to self-host some PBF-based vector tile files, mainly for a hybrid mobile app (Phonegap, HTML5, Openlayers or Mapbox-GL-JS). My question is, if I need to generate or ...
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How to create a pedestrian routing graph from OSM?

I am interested in obtaining the foot paths from OSM data. Specifically I consider the area within the city limits of Berlin. I downloaded the corresponding OSM file from Geofabrik and I intend to use ...
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What is the most user friendly OSM route planning API?

I ran a workshop last week on GIS for Transport Applications. In Nick Bearman's tutorial (available from the previous link) we used Google's routing API (via ggmap) and CycleStreets.net routing ...
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How to import country administrative boundaries from OSM Planet to PostGIS Polygons

I need to import all world countries as polygons or multipolygons into PostGIS. Specifically, I need the administrative boundaries that are like this orange bubble around the actual land borders. ...
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Where to find Vietnam administrative level 4 shape file?

I am new to mapping, and would like to make a custom map using Vietnam's administrative boundaries shape file. I found a great source at gadm.org, but it is licensed for non-commercial use only. I ...
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Google Earth Image Offset?

My lat/long points have an offset (2-3 meters) in both X and Y - about 2m SE in my region (-120.644,35.260) - from where the points used to be (unless my memory is failing.) I'm using Google Earth ...
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Load OSM data into SQL Server

I'm learning how to implement my own routing system. First at all I want to load OpenStreet data into SQL Server. I have found this tutorial, that is very interesting. It explains how to create a ...
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How can I get a remote village transportation network from openstreetmap?

How can I get such a remote village transportation network from openstreetmap? nodes represent remote villages links represents public transportation tools, like buses Something like that: It ...
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Renderd outputs “failed to initialize projection 4326”

I'm setting up a tile server using the guide provided here. I have everything set up. proj4 is installed in version 4.8.0. The espg file is existant, I ran an xmllint over my xml style file without ...
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Is it possible to geocode street intersections using Nominatim?

Is it possible to geocode the location of a street intersection using Nominatim? Example geocode query Commonwealth Ave at Washington Street, Boston, MA Successful Geocode by Google ...
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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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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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How/Where to get reverse geocodes up to 5 decimal points precision for offline use?

I would like to have a simple text file(s) with following reverse geo-codes information for all the countries (i.e. world): Coordinates -- Address e.g. 12.96779, 77.65306 -- #7, Jeevan Bima ...
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How to get a list of OSM relations (id numbers) of cities and countries only?

I want to get OSM polygon shapes (GEOJson or WKT) of countries and cities only. I know that it is called a "relation" in OSM and each relation has its own id (New York is 175905, for example). How may ...
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OSM layer does not print in GeoServer printing module

I am new with the GeoServer printing module, in GeoServer version 2.6.0, freshly installed a few days ago. I can now print WMS layers and I think I configured the OSM data correctly. But it still ...
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How to “calculate” distance-to-ground of all 18 OSM zoom levels?

Assuming I'm building a 3D solution with the "world" being mapped to global geo-data supplied by OSM / Cloudmade... think http://www.webglearth.com but with completely different goals and use-cases. ...
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Exporting Tiles for mapnik like use

I seek many web on internet, nothing really clear. There is a way to export our project in 256*256 png tiles like OSM. Qtiles is not working as we want (doesn't use layer zoom parameters (what to ...
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Extract .osm data appears in axonometric on QGIS

I'm working with QGIS 2.18. 1) I extract .osm data from the site. name : vernon.osm 2) Then i transformed it in a data base file : vernon.osm.db 3) Finally i used spatialite to make it appearing on ...
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QGIS Zoom Level with OpenStreetMap Data

how can I increase the zoom level in QGIS for OpenStreetMap (OSM) data? I am new to GIS therefore I may have the terminology wrong. I have added an OSM layer using the OpenLayers plugin. Everything is ...
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Drawing buildings with Holes inside with Openstreetmap XML data

I'm trying to draw a map using OSM raw data.Some of buildings have holes inside (may even more than one hole at a time) . In way list, all I can see is set of "way nodes". Where should I get the ...
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Getting OSM maps in Equirectangular Projection via osm2pgsql

I'm trying to import some OSM data into psql as equirectangular projection using osm2pgsql with the following command: osm2pgsql -c -d osm -S /usr/local/share/osm2pgsql/default.style -l ...
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Measuring areas in WGS 84 [duplicate]

I started a QGis project with adding information layers from OpenStreetMap such as the streets and railways for a city. This data has WGS 84 CRS. After that, I made a shapefile with urbanized bodies ...
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Is it possible to split an *.osm.pbf file into multiple files?

I need to split a PBF file into multiple PBF files. Is this possible with any tool? I need to do this preferably in Python, but if there are any Java packages out there I would love to hear about ...
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Hierarchy for Google maps and OpenStreetMaps [closed]

i am wondering about the hierarchy that have been used inside the Google maps and open street maps.. what kind of hierarchy was impeded inside of them ??? if a curious man like me would like to ...
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How can I get public transport maps in WKT format?

I can get street maps from openstreetmaps.org (XML) and convert it into WKT with the tool osm2wkt. There are several people creating specialist public transport maps: The Transport Map layer on ...
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How can I map data points to OpenStreetMap (OSM) line data?

my goal is to filter measuring points of vehicles by mapping them to streets. So I could filter out all the false data located in fields and rivers and so on. I imported my data into a PostGIS ...
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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 import XML data into arcgis desktop

I have an XML document originated from this site. It contains location and data for restaurants and bars. How can I import those locations theirs data and meta-data to arcmap? I am still relatively ...
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How to switch the region of an osm tile-server PROPERLY & how to reset update mechanism

can anyone help me? Thanks to this switch2osm manual I have been able to set up and run a tile server on my old machine for testing purposes. Up to some weeks ago it served custom mapnik-osm-style ...
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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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Understanding the difference between coordinates projection in OSM and Google Maps

I'm looking at the coordinate differences between Google Maps and OSM. I'm a noob in the technicality behind GIS. Having read: EPSG 3857 or 4326 for GoogleMaps, OpenStreetMap and Leaflet How to ...
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How to extract bounding boxes of cities from OSM?

For simple geocoding purposes I want to extract all cities from a single country of openstreetmap. They only queries I want to do are: ZipCode -> (List of) BoundingBox of City/Village ...
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How to make interactive OpenStreetMap layers in TileMill?

If I'm reading the UTFGrid spec right, you can only have 65,501 different interactive features. Or more precisely, every feature needs a unique ID in the range 0-65501. TileMill uses UTFGrid for its ...
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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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Maritime route prediction avoiding land masses

I am working on a project where the following functions have to be implemented: Predicting the locations of the ships (in maritime environment) at a future time. (Can be done with Kalman filter, IMM ...
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Is there a way to keep toll_booth nodes in osm2po's output?

I am writing a code that performs a custom routing on the sql relation generated by osm2po. Amongst several other things, I need to detect if the selected route (list of ids) passes through one or ...
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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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QGIS: OSM Landscape layer not printed

I am new in GIS and I am trying to print a new map. If I use Google Street and web layer, it got printed without problem in the composer, but OSM Landscape does not appear on the printed document (it ...
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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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Tiled raster image to be placed in an OSM/ Leaflet.js map

I have a mapoverlay in a custom projection which I need to add as a layer to an Openstreet map within a website. Since I was not able to change the projection earlier, I decided to manipulate the ...
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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 ...