Hi everyone!

I have created a shapefile (.shp) with GIS software containing the roads of my city. I am going to install my own OpenStreetMap Tile Server on linux machine as a project for a course in my master. I am wondering if I can upload this format data to my own OSM Map and how or if there is any different way to do this. Must the shapefile (.shp) have some necessary fields?

Should I convert my shapefile (.shp) in a different format to do so?

Thank you in advance! Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

asked 11 Mar, 12:07

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Please clarify which “tile server” exactly you are going to use. Do you just want to overlay your streets on top of an OSM map? Or do you want to add your streets to a local copy of the OSM database and render map tiles from the combination of both (and why)?

(11 Mar, 21:08) hfs

I'm wondering if converting from shp to osm with shp2osm (https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Shp2osm) and then importing with osmosis is doable. I've never done this before, I'm also interested in a way of doing this.

(16 Mar, 20:20) carlosguedes
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