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Nominatim
=========
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 http://nominatim.openstreetmap.org. 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.
Documentation
=============
More information about Nominatim, including usage and installation instructions,
can be found in the OSM wiki at:
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Nominatim
Installation
============
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:
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Nominatim/Installation
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:
./autogen.sh
1. Compile Nominatim:
./configure
make
2. Get OSM data and import:
./utils/setup.php --osm-file <your planet file> --all
3. Point your webserver to the ./website directory.
License
=======
The source code is available under a GPLv2 license.
Contact and Bugreports
======================
For questions you can join the geocoding mailinglist, see
http://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/geocoding
Bugs may be reported on the github project site:
https://github.com/twain47/Nominatim
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