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I need to project (represent) a defined coordinates, data on a a map as soon as possible ; so I need the following:

  1. how I download a specific city map

  2. how I put (project) a specific coordinations or a pecific data on this map

  3. how I can show the resulted new map

asked 02 Feb '13, 05:39

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converted to question 02 Feb '13, 09:51

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How do you want this map? As a PDF or on a webpage? I've actually not seen any good tools to do what you want to do as a PDF.

(06 Feb '13, 12:07) emj

If you want to display one or more markers on a website based map (which you can even drag and zoom) then you should have a look at the libraries leaflet or openlayers ... on their websites there are some examples how to display markers ... in case of doubt do a google-search.

Or have a look at Static_map_images

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answered 07 Feb '13, 22:30

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found a new one:

have a look at http://geojson.io and read its help text. You can draw geometries, display markers according to coordinate tables, overlay GPX or KML data, and finally share your map even privately.

(07 Jun '14, 09:36) stephan75
(01 Oct '14, 21:51) stephan75

If you want to set a single marker (no additional info) on the slippy map, you can use http://m.osmtools.de/ . It's german, unfortunately. The relevant link is in the lower left corner ("Marker setzen"). You click this link, then somewhere on the map. Afterwards, to get a permalink, you click "Permalink (nur Marker)" in the lower right corner.

See also this question: https://help.openstreetmap.org/questions/25/how-do-i-add-a-marker-to-a-map .

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answered 08 Feb '13, 14:40

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edited 08 Feb '13, 14:42

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