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I have been trying to export the administrative boundaries for Poland at the LAU-2 level. In Polish, the level is referred to as a gmina and I can see each one if I search in OSM for gmina <name> (eg. gmina dopiewo). From this, I know that this level is present in OSM. However, I have not been able to download this information using XAPI, JOSM or extracting the info using osmosis. Can someone point me in the right direction to getting this out of OSM so that I can use it in other programs (such as qgis)? Please don't point me to other sources (SALB, GADM, etc.) as the info is not present at this level - only the next level up. Thanks for the help. Paul

asked 24 May '13, 15:11

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Use Overpass API with the expression


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              current map view coordinates. */

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answered 24 May '13, 19:27

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edited 24 May '13, 19:27

You'll have to run the query manually, the auto-run feature of overpass-turbo seems broken. just click "OK" on the error message, click inside the textbox with the query and press ctrl-enter.

(25 May '13, 08:34) gormo

You are not the first one asking this question.

Please type keywords like "extract boundaries" or "export borders" or similar in the searchbox of this FAQ site, and you will get a number of hints about your aim.

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answered 25 May '13, 20:10

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