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.

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Downloading and using OSM data

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Downloading and using OSM data

There are many ways to use OpenStreetMap data. It is possible to download raw data for a certain area, entire countries or regions, or certain features such as roads or buildings. There are also many ways to use use existing sets or of OpenStreetMap data, such as map images, routing software and more.

If you are interested in downloading raw OpenStreetMap data, this page has more information.

Here is more information on uses of OpenStreetMap such as in maps and for routing.