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I need Greek wander paths of places like mountains and forests as shapefiles, but I don't know how to start to extract them from specific sites or getting them ready as shapefiles. I need these data to store them in a Postgres DB and execute some PostGIS queries to find people who have been lost in a region. Can you give me some instructions how to extract these data or sites where I can find them ready?

I have found some sites where you can place your route like these here: wandermap or this OSM specific, but I don't know how to extract the data as shapefiles. More specific, if it is possible I want to make a selection by dropping a rectangle over a region or country and extract these content as shapefiles. Is this possible?. And if yes, how can I achieve this?.

The data are needed to build something like this here: Introduction to web programming for GIS applications

closed as too broad by BERA, aldo_tapia, Vince, PolyGeo May 8 '18 at 12:32

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    Take the tour: gis.stackexchange.com/tour. Your question is to broad. – BERA May 8 '18 at 10:50
  • Ok sorry, I will shorten it a little bit cause my main problem is to find such GIS data and convert them as shapefiles. Better or what do you mean?. – mike May 8 '18 at 10:54
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    If you are looking for data you are maybe more likely to get an answer at Open Data Stack Exchange (opendata.stackexchange.com). When you have the data, if it is not in shape format you can ask a new question here on how to convert it. There should only be one question per post, you have Three. – BERA May 8 '18 at 10:58
  • Thank you for the suggestion I will look after to find them first and then get back to ask for conversion. – mike May 8 '18 at 11:00
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    you don't need go in chat. With minor edits, I think you could post your previous comment as a new question. Just be clear on the things that have worked and the one question you are asking. – ZrSiO4 May 8 '18 at 12:00
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Data from OSM can be extracted in a defined area from www.bbbike.org. here is the link

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  • Thank you, the site looks great but I can only extract 128MB and I need the whole greek map which costs a lot of money (99E/month) :(. Do you know maybe how I can extract data from here: hikebikemap.org or here wandermap.net – mike May 8 '18 at 14:18

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