[Talk-in] India Postal Map

Sajjad Anwar me at sajjad.in
Fri Mar 27 08:19:17 UTC 2015


Hey everyone,

Arun and I have been working several PIN code sets. There are a lot of
stuff that we can use and I'm going compile a nationwide list with
coordinates. More soon.

Cheers,
Sajjad.

On Fri, Mar 27, 2015 at 1:30 PM, Ishan Chattopadhyaya <
ichattopadhyaya at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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
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>>>  <http://j.mp/ArunGanesh>
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