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Hi installed OSM via the guide you prove and I am using the British Isles pack from geofabrick.

I have an issue where duplicate town names appear on different levels of zoom, please seem below for an example. Anyone seen this before?

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asked 24 Jun '16, 14:01

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Can you explain which "guide" and which "British Isles pack"?

(24 Jun '16, 14:22) SomeoneElse ♦

The word "pack" does not appear on . Do you mean you downloaded ?

What "osm2pgsql" command did you use and what were the last 5 or so lines of output?

(24 Jun '16, 14:59) SomeoneElse ♦

Yes that's correct, the following command was used.

osm2pgsql --slim -d gis -C 10000 --number-processes 3 /usr/local/share/maps/planet/british-isles-latest.osm.pbf


(24 Jun '16, 15:08) Mike1704

Since you were loading "british-isles-latest.osm.pbf" not "planet-latest.osm.pbf" at least the last part of the command would have been different.

What were the last 5 or so lines of output?

(24 Jun '16, 15:11) SomeoneElse ♦

I don't have a copy of the last 5 or so line of output, unless osm2pgsql has a history option?

(24 Jun '16, 15:35) Mike1704

I was just trying to figure out whether it had actually completed successfully.

(24 Jun '16, 15:40) SomeoneElse ♦

Ah okay, wondering if it's worth trying to use a different style sheet? That could be the issue.

(24 Jun '16, 16:16) Mike1704

You're right - the stylesheet seems to be rendering everything with a name. I've put this in a separate answer to try and avoid confusion.

(24 Jun '16, 17:23) SomeoneElse ♦
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It's a stylesheet problem. I've loaded the data I've got here into OSMBright and I'm seeing extra Warringtons too. I'm guessing one might be the NaPTAN pay scale area. There are 5 names in that area - this query shows them.

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answered 24 Jun '16, 17:16

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From a search on the main osm site, there appear to be a few Warringtons that may appear at different zoom levels in the area:
Relation: Warrington (147278)
Node: Warrington (17409843)
Railway Station Node: Warrington (3123294008)
and two Results from GeoNames
Warrington , United Kingdom
Warrington , United Kingdom.
[edit] ... but the main osm site shows one Warrington, so not normal to show several.

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answered 24 Jun '16, 14:37

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edited 24 Jun '16, 15:08

This is an issue for other areas also, are you saying this is normal?


(24 Jun '16, 14:41) Mike1704

It's not normal. "british-isles-latest.osm.pbf" will have the Relation, Node and Railway Station in it - it's the same data that's used to create the "standard" stle on OpenStreetMap.Org, where only one Warrington appears, as per:

The "osmbright" stylesheet is different, and will cause a different rendering, but I can't explain the extra Warringtons.

(24 Jun '16, 14:57) SomeoneElse ♦

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