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Is there a way to search for a node situated within a given distance from at least one other node with a given tag?


asked 12 May '14, 03:05

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edited 12 May '14, 03:17

Uh, those examples are ...

(12 May '14, 07:56) scai ♦

Thankfully, the Overpass API supports an around operator. One needs to be careful with queries that return many nodes, and the query likely to return the fewest nodes should be first. Bounding boxes help.

Here's an example for the second query:

<query type="node">
  <has-kv k="amenity" v="brothel"/>
  <bbox-query {{bbox}}/>
<query type="node">
  <around radius="1000"/>
  <has-kv k="amenity" v="police"/>


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answered 12 May '14, 05:04

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