I am a complete novice and would like to determine if it is possible to pass latitude and longitude to openstreetmap.org via a url or api and extract the address. Is this possible? I am willing to investigate further myself if it is possible. Thanks in advance for any help given.

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The operation is called "reverse geocoding".

There are multiple geocoding engines out there that support this, however Nominatim is is what is used by the opensteetmap.org website. For more information see https://nominatim.org/

Note: use of the OSMF instance is subject to specific use policies: https://operations.osmfoundation.org/policies/nominatim/

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answered 22 Aug '20, 09:23

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