I've identified this OpenStreetMap link which contains OSM's relationship id. I understand that there is download the data as xml with this link, and it returns the ref attributes.

How do I proceed to obtain the coordinates of these ref as a shapefile?

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    The XML file doesn't seem to have any spatial data so difficult to see how you could encode the information as a shapefile
    – nmtoken
    May 6, 2022 at 15:35
  • hi @nmtoken, I know that, but the id refers to something, and what I am asking is what it is referring to, or in other words; how to get to the shapefile based on those ref
    – sutan
    May 9, 2022 at 8:18
  • You will probably have to run an overpass query
    – nmtoken
    May 9, 2022 at 10:07

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append "full" at the end of the link and the XML result contain coordinate tags for instance: https://www.openstreetmap.org/api/0.6/relation/7673622/full

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