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Is there a project which implements both geo-location and reverse geo-location but includes the full OpenStreetMap data and tags (as opposed to Nominatim which only uses some of the tags)?

Thanks, Raz

asked 15 Jun '14, 09:50

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Can't you just run an additional query? The results always include the OSM ID, so it is easy to get all the tags using an additional query to the regular API.

(15 Jun '14, 09:56) scai ♦

thanks, that's a nice idea, I was just wondering of it was already implemented.

(15 Jun '14, 10:24) RazAlon

You can take the ID returned by Nominatim to run a query against the API. However do not do that in an application that you plan to use productively, as the API is meant mainly for editing! If you have regular need for this kind of lookup, you can set up your own Nominatim database and modify it to return all tags instead of just selected ones.

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answered 16 Jun '14, 14:16

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I have my own Nominatim instance and Nominatim database, but how would I go about modifying it to return all tags instead of just the default selected ones?

And if all tags are returned, does that mean all tags can be queried against in the search box?


(15 Sep '14, 18:26) olearytd12
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