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I'm new at OpenStreetMap and overpass-turbo i did write a code to extract residential from the country of Qatar and it works fine but if I would like to define a specific location based on west, east, north, south location like what we do in OpenStreetMap

This has been generated by the overpass-turbo wizard.
The original search was:
“highway='cycleway' in qatar”
// fetch area “qatar” to search in
// gather results
  // query part for: “highway=cycleway”
// print results
out body;
out skel qt;

i tried to change the {geocodearea:qatar} to {25.2552,51.5635,25.2433,51.5434} but it didn't work how can i define a manual location ?

asked 18 Dec '20, 20:28

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edited 18 Dec '20, 20:30

There's 2 ways to do a bounding box query, either for the whole script, or for each query part.

For the entire script, put something like this at the beginning (I've not checked the order):

[bbox: 25.2552,51.5635,25.2433,51.5434];

To do it on an individual query, put the corners inside parentheses (again, I didn't check if you have the correct order for Overpass API bounding boxes):

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answered 18 Dec '20, 21:04

maxerickson's gravatar image

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i interested in the whole script so if i understand you mean I should bot the [boxx:...] after [out:json][timeout:25]; and remove all the searchArea part ?

(18 Dec '20, 21:35) rabeeqasem

Yeah, that should do it.

(18 Dec '20, 22:53) maxerickson

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