Overpass API delivers a result with two "admin_level: 4" entries for one coordinate as shown:

http://overpass-api.de/api/interpreter?data=[out:json];is_in(%2253.166591%22,%229.841431%22);out+body;%3E;out+skel;

This leads to filtering problems. How does that happen?

asked 02 Sep '18, 18:59

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The reason the are both returned is that they both exist in the data and are both interpreted as areas by Overpass-API. Which isn't very helpful.

One of the objects represents just the land area:

https://www.openstreetmap.org/relation/454192

I guess you could filter on an additional tag like boundary=administrative (or whatever might be suitable).

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answered 02 Sep '18, 19:35

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edited 02 Sep '18, 19:38

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