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Open Source search based on OpenStreetMap data
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Nominatim (from the Latin, 'by name') is a tool to search OpenStreetMap data
by name and address (geocoding) and to generate synthetic addresses of
OSM points (reverse geocoding). An instance with up-to-date data can be found
at Nominatim is also used as one of the
sources for the Search box on the OpenStreetMap home page and powers the search
on the MapQuest Open Initiative websites.


More information about Nominatim, including usage and installation instructions,
can be found in the OSM wiki at:


The following instructions is a quick guide to installation. A more detailed guide
how to set up your own instance of Nominatim can be found in the wiki:

Note that this repository contains a submodule called osm2pgsql. Make sure it
is cloned as well by running `git submodule update --init`.

Installation steps:

0. If checking out from git run:


1. Compile Nominatim:


2. Get OSM data and import:

     ./utils/setup.php --osm-file <your planet file> --all

3. Point your webserver to the ./website directory.


The source code is available under a GPLv2 license.

Contact and Bugreports

For questions you can join the geocoding mailinglist, see

Bugs may be reported on the github project site:
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