[Talk-in] India Postal Map

Yogesh योगि yogesh at karnatakaeducation.org.in
Sat Mar 28 06:51:41 UTC 2015

On Friday 27 March 2015 01:16 PM, Arun Ganesh 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
amazing map..! :)
> 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.
Although generally we see most of the towns/cities pincodes start with
*001, I can also see few of them *000.

Yogesh K S
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