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

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How can i search point of interest of city in openlayers by passing city name or lat,long

Visit https://help.openstreetmap.org/questions/37308/city-search-in-openlayers-openstreetmap I have gone to this link and executed its showing the city name before search also and for the json file i ...
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Finding nearest point using point dataset using QGIS?

I have created Geocode for some area and I couldn't find accurate Geocode's for few address. so I want to find the nearest POI for non accurated locations using accurated geocodes as referece in QGIS. ...
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Point feature changes over time?

QGIS strategy for denoting point feature changes over time? My project file has a shape file layer (point symbols) geolocating 50 historic street name mosaics embedded in concrete sidewalks ...
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Leaflet - Load markers in the current map - dynamically

I am looking for a marker plugin for leaflet that allows loading of markers dynamically, according to the current view. E.g. I want to add OSM POIs to a world-wide map. Obviously loading all at once ...
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Router that imports POIs?

I like the RideWithGPS router because it works well and supports different maps (Google, OSM, etc.), but unless I'm mistaken, it won't import POIs from a KML file (as exported from Gooogle My Maps): ...
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Group and align icons in QGIS atlas

I am making an atlas of protected areas using QGIS. I am using version 2.12, but this question will probably also apply to version 2.14 as well. Several points of interest (poi) objects are presented ...
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Where can I find a list with beaches which include coordinates?

I use World Weather Online marine API to get wave height of different beaches. This API provide data by coordinates and I need a list with coordinates of beaches.
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Colliding labels for point features in QGIS

I have a layer (point features) containing various points of interest (POIs), some of them have the exact same location. I would like to map these POIs and add a label showing their names. However, ...
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Geohash vs. Open Location Code

The target is to find all POIs within a given location on a specific zoom level. If the zoom level is high, I just want to get a number of POIs and at a certain zoom level I want to get all POIs. ...
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Network analyst route with points of interest

Trying to make a route using network analyst which identifies points of interest within a certain radius of a user-chosen route. I neglected to add my points of interest shapefile to my network model ...
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How to load POI based on map movements?

I'm currently creating a new website based on geo-localised informations, which is quite new to me. I need to display my points of interest according to where the map is, and where the user make it ...
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Is there an easy way to read output from Open Data Kit in QGIS?

I use Open Data Kit (ODK) to do field collection of points of interest. ODK outputs each collected point as an XML-file with a structure like so: <?xml version='1.0' ?> <data ...
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Checking if a POI is on the road

I have a list of POIs from around the world and their latlongs. I also have the database from all roads in the world. What I want to do is find the popular roads from all of these. My idea was to ...
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Find intersections between spatial lines and points using R

This question assumes that I'm using R with the sp and rgdal packages installed. Now that I have a set of spatial segments of class SpatialLinesDataFrame (called 'segmentData') and a set of spatial ...
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Selecting Polygons based on multiple POI with radii using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a polygon layer of suburbs (with population density) and I have separate layers of POI such as hospitals, government buildings etc. What I'd like to do is give each POI a radius based on how ...
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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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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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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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POI database of tourist attractions, or POI database with popularity index

I'd like to build a list of popular points of interest and tourist attractions for many/every city in the world. Is there any sort of dataset that I can use for this which either contains only popular ...
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complete list of poi-types in Germany

look for a complete list of poi-types I use foursquare because it contains a lot of POIs. Which database do you use when you need a point of interest in North America? Which database you use for ...
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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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Android app: GPS Logger and POI recorder, with offline map

I am looking for a good app that can do one or many of my below listed requirements. They are listed with the most fundamental functions first. Preferably the app can do all of it, but it should at ...
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Seeking Shapefiles of Restaurants in South Florida?

I am doing a project on food trucks for my Intro to GIS class and am looking for locations of places to eat here in South Florida to overlay with places of business. I would like to make a map of ...
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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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polygon from exterior points

How to convert points data to polygon, so as to form polygon from exterior point as shown above
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Getting business listing data for mapping for New York? [duplicate]

How should I go about efficiently compiling the data to map the locations of all the businesses within a given city or town? Are there any free online resources that offer searching businesses by ...
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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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Where to find POI data for places of worship (e.g. churches)?

I am looking for free U.S. state-wide and/or county-wide shapefiles that include geographic locations for places of worship. Examples include churches, temples, synagogues, and mosques. In other ...
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what is the general solution for collecting POIs

Most of our job is to collect data including POIs, roads, and etc, and then process these data using ESRI ArcGIS platform or something else, finally create map for client. Now we meet some problem ...
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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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Open Source + Offline Geo Notebook

I am looking for an open source offline software to record points of interest that I might visit at a later date. Let's say I am reading a book about Alaska, I'd like to take notes about interesting ...
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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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View Waypoints in OSM

I have a GPX file with my waypoints. <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <gpx version="1.0"> <name>My Favorites</name> <wpt lat="-26.7183013" ...
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OSM personal points of interest

I use OpenStreetMap along with OSMand on my mobile device. I have personal points of interest on my map that I do not want to upload to the community. Currently I use Favorites in OSMand to save ...
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Longitudinal and Latitudinal coordinates of interstate exits

I need to find the coordinates of all the interstate exits for some research. I'm not looking to code up a program that will do it for me, but I was hoping that someone had already done it and would ...
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Android app to save offline map + POIs?

I don't know much about GIS and would like to find an application for travelling with the following features: support Points of Interests (sights, restaurants, etc.); Clicking on any POI should ...
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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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Where to store geodata to be layered over an OSM tile map?

I'm working on a project for which most data can come straight from OSM. But some data is not relevant to OSM and will need to be stored separately then layered over the top. Probably the tiles will ...
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Design a routing system

I am trying to develop an application, firstly web, later mobile, that builds a route based on points of interest, basically it should show the route and the points of interest and when the user ...
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How to find the POI (points of interest) Within a Given Radius?

I have a table with x,y coordinates with the_geom column. Now I need to find the nodes (Points Of Interest) present in a given radius. Kindly help me in knowing how to find it. Thanks.
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Russian GIS Data

Which companies are the best suppliers of vector, geocoding, imagery, and POI data in Russia? Which companies provide a complete service (which includes the above data types and also routing, ...
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How to find library or other business POIs?

I am just starting an Intro GIS course, so I really have no idea what the best place is to find downloadable GIS data. I was really hoping to do my semester project on library or bookstore locations ...
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How to find the nearest city for a POI in a OpenStreetMap/PostGIS database?

I'm interested in finding additional data for the POIs in OSM database. Currently I can use the following SQL for getting the name+long+lat for all the POIs SELECT name, x(transform(way, ...
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Open source database of world locations [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Comprehensive list of Latitude and Longitude values of cities round the world i would like to know if is out there any downloadable database of world locations, i know ...
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Where can I download the metro stations of Paris from OpenStreetMap?

I'm just getting acquainted with OSM (OpenStreetMap), so this might be a total newbie question, but I'm looking for OSM Point of Interest data for all metro stations in Paris. I'm sure this info ...
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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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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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Not rendered pois on OpenStreetMap

There are a few poi that I can see on Josm that are not rendered to the final map. OSM database contains them at least for some month. I can' figure out why the doesn't appear on the map. Example poi ...
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How to find the nearest point from POI in PostGIS?

I have Point of Interest data in MySQL. This are the fields latitude,longitude,address,types in which I have stored the data. Now i want to import it into PostGIS Database. But does it required ...