[OSM-dev] Nominatim 2.3 release announcement

Sarah Hoffmann lonvia at denofr.de
Sun Oct 5 07:48:24 UTC 2014


we are happy to announce the release of a new stable version 2.3 of
Nominatim, the OSM search engine.

There are two new features that are most notable for users of the
search engine: there is now support for waterway relations, which improves
searching for rivers, and POIs like shops and restaurants now
can inherit their address from the building they are in. 

Next to that a lot of smaller bugs have been fixed and further tweaks
to the search algorithm allow for improved ordering of results. This
release also marks the arrival of a functional test suite for

The new release is available at


Installation instructions are at the usual place at


You can always try the latest version of Nominatim on




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