A point of interest (or point feature) is a specific geographic location that someone may find useful or interesting.

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Leaflet: performant handling of POIs all over the world

When you have a leaflet.js application, such as my experimental toy for xkcd GeoHashing (look at geohashing.cgi plus mirkarte.js), you have to draw points all over the world. In the GeoHashing case, ...
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Touristic poi-data (api or dump) with popularity measure

I'm looking for freely available touristic (hotel, restaurants, bars, attractions, etc.) poi-data that have some measure of popularity. With popularity I mean, explicit popularity like on ...
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Finding poi using st_dwithin in postgis

I am not familiar with gis or writing sql, so my understanding in this field is lacking. I have a hundreds of lat/lng geographic coordinates stored in a single table called Places like this: ID | ...
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Global POI database in JSON format?

Does anyone knows if there is a flat file database of points of interest in a json format somewhere available for download? If not how would one set off to create such a database? Are there any tools ...
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looking for places-api that exposes qualitative data/tags like 'trendy' or 'casual' for a place

I'm looking for places-api that exposes qualitative data/tags like 'trendy' or 'casual' for a place. I hoped Foursquare would give me this but I believe it doesn't. It would be great to have tags ...
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Distribution of POI query result

There are a lot of POIS in the database with fileds id name address lon lat. When we tried to query some points for a given bounding box, it is simple to build the accordingly sql and get the ...
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how to apply adress-geotags

hello dear linux experts what i am trying to do now is .....a little task i wanted to run a osmconvert & filter with the following goal - to get the following tags out of the datas: ...
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Extract single points of interest from OSM when described both as nodes and ways

I extracted both nodes and ways from OpenStreetMap in PostgreSQL with Osmosis. I'm looking for all restaurants in a given area. The issue is that some of them are coded in OSM as nodes and others as ...
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Reducing point numbers in a certain area

We have a list of poi data in our database(Access mdb db), and we have a web service which serve data by a specified BoundingBox. However we found that the returned points are too close to another at ...
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PoI Range query

I have a dataset of 100,000 PoIs represented by (id, name, longitude, latitude).. I would like to perform a large number (around 10,000) search operations on this dataset. each search operation ...
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Google maps POI download

Is there any legal way to search and download google maps POI , based on user location and search radius (50 km) + search criteria ( eg restaurent) ? Output shall be Kml/csv .