I have set up a local OSM server with the tile server and leaflet. Everything works, but I thought it would by much more convenient if I could get most of the data from tile.openstreetmap.org server (the map may look just the same as it looks on OSM website) and only add my objects to it that I would store on my server.

Is it possible?

Thank you, Paweł

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If the question is "is it technically possible" the answer is "yes". You have a few options:

  • One is to use Leaflet to display markers over the top of existing tiles.

  • Another option is to have two OSM databases, one with OSM data and one with "your" data, but display your data with a transparent background (see here for a discussion of that and also here for some potential drawbacks, such as name clashes).

  • Another is to merge "your data" with the "OSM data" and display that in one layer - see here for an example of that and here for an example script using osmosis to do that (though "osmium" is another, arguably better, option)..

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Thank you!

(17 Apr, 16:09) jujo0

I found this extremely useful http://duspviz.mit.edu/web-map-workshop/

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