[Talk-in] India Postal Map

Ishan Chattopadhyaya ichattopadhyaya at gmail.com
Fri Mar 27 08:00:00 UTC 2015


Btw, the visualization is awesome! I love it..

On Fri, Mar 27, 2015 at 12:59 AM, Ishan Chattopadhyaya <
ichattopadhyaya at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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.
>>
>> --
>>  Arun Ganesh
>> (planemad) <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Planemad>
>>  <http://j.mp/ArunGanesh>
>>
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