[OSM-dev] Nominatim geocoding for Japanese address

Akiko Goto akiko.goto at onlineconsultant.jp
Mon Apr 7 02:42:59 UTC 2014


I have created new ticket #5150, at OpenStreetMap Trac.


I hope someone to reply to this ticket.


I have tried to geocode address in Japan using Nominatim, but it does not
work. It only work for major city and ward. Threr is a detailed data that
government provide. So could someone that is developping Nominatim apply
that data for Nominatim?

That data can be used freely. It can be download from their website. There
is no license. They say that; "Use these data freely, but there is no

I placed sample data to my server (35MB). This is just a part of total data.
I hope it is to be sample.


I have already asked this question at OSM Help.


Akiko Goto

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