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I was wondering if there was a way to download shapefile data for specific feature types. For example selecting all amenity = restaurant within a certain area and downloading the data as a shapefile. Thanks.

asked 01 May '17, 12:59

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I don't know of anything that will directly export a filtered shapefile. Overpass Turbo has a wizard to help with simple searches and can export geoJSON (which hopefully you can at least convert to a shapefile).

For your example, adjust the map to the area of interest, click "Wizard", input "amenity=restaurant" and click "build and run query", then click "Export" and select geoJSON.

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answered 01 May '17, 15:19

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QGIS or ogr2ogr can convert from GeoJSON to shape.

(01 May '17, 18:50) Frederik Ramm ♦
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