I want to get some node (for example, schools, kindergartens) from Planet.osm (http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Planet.osm). I can see necessary objects on the map http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=59.87326&lon=30.3124&zoom=17&layers=M (school #509, kindergarten #108 and kindergarten #390). But I can't find them in the XML file! I got all nodes, which have Latitude > 59.86 and Latitude < 59.88 and Longitude > 30.31 and Longitude < 30.32 (this part of map). I've got 42 objects with any tags, but I couldn't find school #509, kindergarten #108 and kindergartens #390. Why?

Are the information on the map and in the XML file quite different? Why I can't find map's object in the XML file?

Thank you!

asked 28 Jan '11, 09:58

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Yan Fisher
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Hi Yan,

I think the problem is that you are searching for nodes, when what you are looking for are drawn as ways (e.g. http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/way/47661121)

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answered 28 Jan '11, 10:38

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Thank you! I must look for both, the nodes and the ways.

(28 Jan '11, 10:45) Yan Fisher
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