Hello,

First of all, thank you for your work on OSM, it's awesome !

I want to use OpenStreetMap API to be able from my mobile app to find POIs like for instance supermarkets around a GPS position. I am not really sure how to do and I could not find in the Wiki the section talking about POIs (or anything that could solve my problem). Do you have any idea or example of an API request which would give such result ?

Thank you !

asked 01 Jul '18, 17:34

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The OSM API is for editing, not a general purpose API.

You should be looking at the overpass API or offline solutions on device.

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answered 01 Jul '18, 18:40

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answered 02 Jul '18, 17:48

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