Getting Help. OpenStreetMap has several resources for learning about the project, asking and answering questions, and collaboratively discussing and documenting mapping topics.
OpenStreetMap is a free, editable map of the whole world made by people like you. It was started in 2004 in the UK, out of frustration with the lack of availability of good map data that was free to use. OpenStreetMap includes data about roads, buildings, addresses, shops and businesses, points of interest, railways, trails, transit, land use ...
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 OpenStreetMap.org within minutes.
Working with OpenStreetMap Data. How good is OSM data? Organized Editing in OpenStreetMap. We’re planning a humanitarian campaign using OSM, what do we need to know? How can I research with OSM? Where do we find a good developer or company to build with OSM? Downloading and using OSM data.
Unlike other maps, OpenStreetMap is completely created by people like you, and it's free for anyone to fix, update, download and use. Sign up to get started contributing. We'll send an email to confirm your account.
OpenStreetMap is the ground truth of the map world. It’s one of the largest, most successful open projects in the world, and the leading provider of open map data. It powers a diverse set of programmes and uses, all over the world.
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.