Kirill Bondarenko

OSM: World Map or Set of Local Maps?

Pecularities of National Mapping


Each country has peculiarities, and osm data is no exception. It becomes a big problem, if you need osm-based map of the world, e.g. routable map for PNA.

I will tell about local mapping rules and techniques, mainly about Russia in comparison with Europe. Tagging of common objects, address schemes, road classification, and other areas.

About the author

Kirill Bondarenko has been an OSM editor since. His primary interest is using OSM data in navigation software. He also maintains some validatation tools for the Russian community.