[OSM-dev] Problem with Nominatim

Brian Quinion openstreetmap at brian.quinion.co.uk
Sat Feb 5 16:52:23 GMT 2011


Hi,

> I encountered a problem with Nominatim in correctly naming the area where a
> place is in. For example the Dutch town Groningen. The municipality
> Groningen is in the province Groningen and the country the Netherlands.
> Nominatim says that is belongs to the districts Aurich and Grafschaft
> Bentheim (two different districts) and Germany (link).

Yes, it seems the Netherlands country polygon was broken in the dump I
used to build nominatim.  It has since been fixed but there are some
knock on effects around the edges of the country.  I'll force an
update of everything in the Netherlands and that should fix it
shortly.

--
 Brian



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