[Talk-in] India Postal Map

Ishan Chattopadhyaya ichattopadhyaya at gmail.com
Fri Mar 27 07:59:27 UTC 2015


I like this dataset from the opendata portal,
https://data.gov.in/catalog/all-india-pincode-directory

I think it has a lot of value to OSM.

On Fri, Mar 27, 2015 at 12:46 AM, Arun Ganesh <arun.planemad at gmail.com>
wrote:

> There is a lot of pincode data for major towns and villages in India
> hidden in the postal_code tag like this
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/node/340748436
>
> Most of this data comes from the AND import in 2008:
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/AND_Data
>
> Yesterday, I decided to extract the nodes with the postal_code tag and
> make a pincode+post office map. The result is available here to explore:
> http://goo.gl/MbPW7p
>
> This already looks like a very useful dataset to analyze pincode patterns
> and the postal network. Wonder if India Post has something like this
> internally.
>
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