[Talk-GB] OSM with Wikidata: now covers UK and Ireland

Dave F davefoxfac63 at btinternet.com
Thu Mar 10 18:22:37 UTC 2016

I haven't been paying full attention to this. Are we not meant to add a 
wikipedia tag any more?

Could you give a brief update on the proposal please.

Dave F.

On 10/03/2016 17:57, Edward Betts wrote:
> I've extended my search for matches between OSM and Wikidata again. It now
> covers all of the UK and Ireland.
> I used map data from http://download.geofabrik.de/europe/british-isles.html
> The results are grouped by region or county as well as by category.
> http://edwardbetts.com/osm-wikidata/gb-ie/
> I'm going to figure out how to upload these matches to OSM. I've registered an
> account with the username Wikidata to use for the uploads.
> There will be one changeset per county + category for any category with 10 or
> more matches in that county. Categories with less than 10 matches in the
> county will be combined into a single changeset.
> OSM objects with an existing wikidata tag won't be changed.

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