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How do I get coordinates, please, I need some tutorials.

I need to get lat/long of thousands address.

asked 19 Dec '12, 13:37

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closed 19 Dec '12, 14:47

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Jonathan Ben...

Dear Guibovo, didnt you asked this a day or so earlier ? And got some answers too ? Greetz

(19 Dec '12, 14:30) Hendrikklaas

The question has been closed for the following reason "Duplicate Question" by Jonathan Bennett 19 Dec '12, 14:47

You are probably looking for a geocoding service. The main OSM geocoding service is documented here:

If you are bulk geocoding (which it sounds like you are) please note the usage policy:

Unfortunately there isn't a bulk geocoding interface for this service, you will need to code something to send requests to the API one at a time with a second (or more) of delay between requests.

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answered 19 Dec '12, 14:01

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edited 19 Dec '12, 14:09


Another possibility is to install a local copy of Nominatim (and import the data into that). There are instructions here:

And there's also a virtual machine image available that contains a version of Nominatim and a tile server:

(you'd need to import data into that too).

(19 Dec '12, 15:25) SomeoneElse ♦

Can I store the feedback from nominatim?

(19 Dec '12, 17:07) guibovo

You can store the query results. The license is the same as any other OSM data:

Data © OpenStreetMap contributors, ODbL 1.0.

So see the various questions/answers on here about what you can do with OSM data - it is the same answer.

(19 Dec '12, 18:04) twain

Do nominatim give me street leevel coordinations or only city?

(19 Dec '12, 19:23) guibovo

twain already mentioned the Nominatim wiki page, the example on that page clearly answers your question.

(20 Dec '12, 13:30) scai ♦

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