OpenStreetMap Welcome Mat

Welcome Mat for OpenStreetMap community and Foundation. OpenStreetMap is the free and editable map of the world, created and maintained by a huge international community. Anybody can create an account and start editing on within minutes.

These guides are licensed under (CC-by) if you would like to contribute or have any feedback on these, please feel free to raise an issue in this repository.


How to get in touch

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How to get in touch

As a decentralized project, there are many different ways to get in touch with the OpenStreetMap community, it depends on what you want to ask about.

The Working Groups may cover your question if it’s about a specific topic such as licensing or press inquiries.

If you want to talk with the community in a specific country or region, please consult the OSM Wiki.

If you need more help with contacting communities, try the OSM contact channels page.

Here is more information about donating to OSM.

If you are are interested in contributing or donating to OpenStreetMap, or for any other questions, please get in touch with the OSM Foundation Board of Directors at board(at)