There is OpenstreetmapQuest OpenstreetmapMapnik OpenstreetmapCycle etc. etc.

What is the difference between them?


asked 22 Apr '13, 09:43

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There is only one OpenStreetMap database, but many people make maps from it. They all apply different style sheets so their maps look different. The servers are also operated by different organisations, people, or companies, so they have different policies on what you are allowed to do with the tile servers (e.g. how many tiles you can download at once and so on).

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answered 22 Apr '13, 09:52

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Additionally to Frederik's answer you can find a description of most OSM-based services and major companies using OSM in the wiki:

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answered 22 Apr '13, 10:14

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