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I was wondering if anyone knew if OSM makes the data behind the WikiMedia page available to the public? I would like to play around with my own wikimedia site with some of the OSM data as the starting point, but can't find the data publicly available anywhere.

asked 15 Jun '16, 13:49

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edited 16 Jun '16, 19:37

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Are you asking about the OSM wiki database?

(15 Jun '16, 14:11) scai ♦

Yes exactly. The database behind

(15 Jun '16, 14:23) Cellington

@Cellington: just to clarify, our wiki is powered by MediaWiki (not Wikimedia – the organization behind Wikipedia)

(16 Jun '16, 19:38) aseerel4c26 ♦

Should be at but one link seems to be a long time dead and the other is three years old. I have asked the admin who had added the link back in 2010.

By the way, over there are the Wikipedia dumps. You may want to use a small(!) Wikipedia (or Wikinews, …) language version instead for your test.

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answered 16 Jun '16, 19:12

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edited 16 Jun '16, 19:44

Thanks @aseerel4c26 I will give it a go.

(17 Jun '16, 12:52) Cellington

For the record, there have been requests to bring back the dump on, too. No reaction, unfortunately.

(28 Jul '16, 19:17) Tordanik

There's now a ticket on GitHub for this, but sadly no solution for the actual issue yet. If any of you have helpful information or a use case affected by the issue, it may be a good idea to add a comment.

(17 Dec '17, 13:04) Tordanik

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