[OSM-talk] Overpass API - Fetching countries, their capitals, and their borders

wambacher at posteo.de wambacher at posteo.de
Wed Aug 14 13:13:01 UTC 2019

Hi Léo,

ok, if you need raw data you should ask for "raw data" and not
"countries, their capitals, and their boundaries" :(
> In the end, I'm sure I'll need at least all countries of the world up to
> the admin level 2 (With their capitals, if they have one (And aren't one
> themselves)) and all the data associated with them on OSM.

Ok, then you have to use a full planet database - which is no easy job,
because you will need much cpu power, disk space, memory and experience.



My projects:

Admin Boundaries of the World <https://wambachers-osm.website/boundaries>
Missing Boundaries
Emergency Map <https://wambachers-osm.website/emergency>
Postal Code Map (Germany only) <https://wambachers-osm.website/plz>
Fools (QA for zipcodes in Germany) <https://wambachers-osm.website/fools>
Postcode Boundaries of Germany <https://wambachers-osm.website/pcoundaries>
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