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This is my first time using Overpass.

I want a list of all the PoI within a bounding box.

I can get a list of all nodes using


I just want the shops, cafes, bus stops, benches, etc - not the empty nodes. Is there any way to prune out all the nodes and just get the places / things?

asked 17 Aug '14, 16:00

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Terence Eden
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You have to realise that some POI (i.e. restaurants, etc.) are not represented by points, but by ways or even relations. The following query returns all amenities and shops http://overpass-turbo.eu/s/4BV in the visible box. Replace the BBox with the one you need.

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answered 17 Aug '14, 16:15

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bus stops are not amenities, nor shops. So you might have to add highway=bus_stop and public_transport=stop_position

(17 Aug '14, 17:15) escada

If you get any result file from overpass-api or overpass-turbo.eu in format of raw OSM data in XML format, you can try osmconvert to produce a list of all POIs in CSV format.

Try also osmfilter if needed.

Search for CSV on this FAQ to find some more hints.

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answered 18 Aug '14, 14:49

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