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For a work project, I need to compile a list of certain places (e.g. churches) in my country of residence. I checked government websites for pre-compiled info, but no luck (at least not for the whole country). Now, I thought maybe theres a way to automatically compile a list of all places on openstreetmap that are of a certain type. Ideally I could scrape the location data as well. Are there any ways to do this? Is it even permitted to do so?

Thanks in advance for any answers!

asked 08 Jan '19, 13:36

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Overpass Turbo will let you query the database for particular object types - check the OSM wiki for instructions.

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answered 08 Jan '19, 13:53

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Thanks so much for the quick answer. I'll take a look into the documentation!

(08 Jan '19, 14:05) weissergspri...

I am a bit late, but for people stumbling here:

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