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Questions tagged [point-of-interest]

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

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Seeking open source service for points of interest near by/within airport [duplicate]

Is there open source API for reverse geocoding the restaurants or hospitals near by or within a given airport?
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How to download all Points of Interest within a boundary from Google Maps

Is there any legal way to download google maps POI information such as number of POIs within a district boundary, using area shapefiles? How about length of roads within an area boundary? Output ...
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Defining point location at EPSG 4326 image

I am new in the field and I would like to ask which is the correct way to define a point location for an image with EPSG 4326 crs. I used QGIS software, and created a .csv file with the latitude - ...
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Extracting point data from EPSG 4326 image [closed]

I am new in the field. I am trying to extract remote sensing data from selected points. I am using a remote sensing image with CRS of EPSG:4326. I defined the points which I will extract data from by ...
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How to transfer POI layer from QGIS to OSMAnd?

I've got a POI layer (vector layer with single-point geometry) in QGIS and would like to import these points to OSMAnd under "My Locations" including the attributes (like name of the point). How can I ...
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Remove Sentinel 2 tiles with a given cloudy pixel - Google Earth Engine

I have a point of a given latitude and longitude. I would like to filter out all Sentinel2 tiles where the particular pixel which the point is within is cloudy. This is different from the more ...
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Calculating Points of Inaccessibility

With limited skills in this area, I'm looking for someone who might be able to help me calculate the Points of Inaccessibility for various regions such as a country like Germany, a state like Florida ...
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Getting wikimapia embeded in Leaflet map?

I have a leaflet map where I want to get wikimapia POI and data inside my map so I could identify some Points of interests and informations which are in wikimapia ,I have a wikimapia kml that loads in ...
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Adding detailed Google Maps baselayer on Leaflet

I know that Google map baselayer can be used in Leaflet like this: googleMap = L.tileLayer('http://{s}.google.com/vt/lyrs=s&x={x}&y={y}&z={z}',{ maxZoom: 20, subdomains:['mt0','mt1','mt2',...
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Supplement Mapbox geocoder results with external geocoder API

I am still learning JS so please bear with me. I have built a Mapbox GL JS map and would like to supplement Mapbox geocoding results with those from an external geocoding API as many POIs I need are ...
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Getting Details of POI

I am pretty new with this so please bear with me. I am able to extract GeoJSON data from OSM and Load it into MongoDB. I am able to run queries to get the data based on Radius. The data looks ...
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Looking for free POIs for Ireland?

My project is an Android travel app with Irish map and POIs. Where can I find free sources with Irish POIs?
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Avoid OpenStreetMap loading shops, monuments, restaurants and any other POIs?

I am loading OpenStreetMap using Leaflet. More or less I'm doing this: var objmap = new L.Map(p_objCapaMapa, mapOptions); var osmUrl = 'https://{s}.tile.openstreetmap.org/{z}/{x}/{y}.png'; ...
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Which approach is faster for getting all POIs from MySQL/MariaDB with PHP/Laravel [closed]

Correct me if I'm wrong. There are three approaches to get the nearest homes, users have created in my website: To create a table with two columns(latitude, longitude) that both of them are float ...
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OpenStreetMap (OSM) POI tools/API

Currently I'm working with OSM. I just need to use it's POI tools/API - https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/POI_tools/API in order to receive data in json format. But I can't understand what the URL ...
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Detecting if GPS coordinates fall within polygon of points?

I'm looking for a simple explanation on how to detect if GPS coordinates fall within a polygon of points. I would prefer an explanations that can be done using paper and pencil and not programming ...
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Seeking dataset locating points of interest such as fire stations in Canada?

Is there a dataset locating points of interest such as fire stations in Canada? I tried using the one at http://www.mapcruzin.com/ but the accuracy was not correct.
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Finding POIs in Postgresql around point

I'm trying to select POIs from around given location within some distance. I tried so far two approaches I found online, but unfortunately none seems to be working - I'm getting no rows despite the ...
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Extracting POI from Openstreetmap (*.osm)

I've searched the web and found out that "osmosis" is the key. also, this blog http://learnosm.org/en/osm-data/osmosis/ gave me a huge hint and i made it to extract POI tag by tag (by the way, i am ...
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Convert Some unknown location format to Decimal format

I have seen one Website, which contains the coordinate and other information. I found that coordinates is in a different format, I can't convert to decimal format. The Website is : Check here ...
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Iterating over point layer and select another layer's points in radius using PyQGIS?

I found this code snippet in Selecting features within certain buffer distance of selected feature using PyQGIS?, which is almost what I'm looking for, except I don't have polylines but points and I ...
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Checking two different releases of POI Features for not only spatial differences using ArcPy?

I have Point Of Interest (POI) data for two different years. I wrote code to get two feature classes where each contains the POIs that differ (spatially) from the other release. I make mostly use of ...
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Listing churches with their administrative location using Overpass

I'd like to extract a list of churches from OSM with their name, their coordinates and the name of the lower administrative division they belong to. I managed to get the first ones with: area["name"="...
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Finding all the POIs in the world using OpenStreetMap?

I would like to extract airports' boundaries from OpenStreetMap. Therefore, to extract data from a given country, for instance France I do: area["name"="France"]->.boundaryarea; ( node(area....
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Finding all airports in given country or region using Overpass API?

I'm starting using the Overpass API and I would like to request airports data in some given regions and countries. So for instance, I've written, {{geocodeArea:Île-de-France}}->.searchArea; node["...
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Measuring positional accuracy of points in QGIS?

I am looking for an approach to calculate and assess the positional accuracy of POIs in QGIS. I have two layers that show the locations of supermarkets: One is from a commercial database and the ...
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Where to get bounding boxes of places / POIs?

How and where to get bounding boxes of places / POIs? Preferably, for free. For example, on OSM I can see a place drawing displayed on a may and with zooming-out one can see corners as latitude and ...
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Erdas 2014 process time signature editor supervised classification

I am currently using erdas imagine 2014 with 64bit OS. Basic configurations of my computer are; i7 3820 3.60 GHz CPU, 16 GB memory (RAM), gforce GTX 680 SLI 256 bit Graphic card ( 2GPU ), 250 GB ssd. ...
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GPS Coordinates to POI

I need to convert a pair of (latitude, longitude) coordinates to a POI if available. I am able to reverse-geocode the coordinates to an address. After that is there a way to map the address to a POI ...
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Route planning with detours for “nearby” Points of Interest

I want to know if Google maps, Open Streetmap, or some alternative, lets me plan a route by foot (or bicycle, maybe also car, or even public transportation, but by foot is my initial project) from ...
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Android Mapping App for POIs

I am looking for an offline map that can import a large number (>50k) of POIs and overlay them onto the map. It should provide at least some basic search functions, e.g. show POIs sorted by distance ...
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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 shapefile layer (point symbols) geolocating 50 historic street name mosaics embedded in concrete sidewalks throughout ...
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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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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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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 id="...
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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 results,...
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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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Seeking Android app to be GPS Logger and POI recorder, with offline map? [closed]

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 ...