I would like to get the surrounding areas around a feature. For example, I have a polygon than represents a building / house and I want to get already defined areas like the neighborhood, city / town, state, country, continent, etc.

I would like to know this to correct the big areas that I cannot get from a normal download in JOSM, and some of these areas are not correct, like the postal code is not the appropriate, the neighborhood name is wrong, etc.

asked 30 May, 05:05

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edited 30 May, 05:06

Have a look at is_in https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Overpass_API/Overpass_QL#Query_for_areas_.28is_in.29

However, most 'big areas' are mapped as relations. You don't need to download the whole boundary. Retrieve just one section & use the relation editor to amend tags.

(30 May, 16:26) DaveF
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