OpenStreetMap Welcome Mat

Welcome Mat for OpenStreetMap community and Foundation. OpenStreetMap is the free and editable map of the world, created and maintained by a huge international community. Anybody can create an account and start editing on within minutes.

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Welcome Mat | OpenStreetMap

With an organization making plans for OSM? Find what you need to know!

What is OpenStreetMap?

A brief intro to OpenStreetMap

Who is OpenStreetMap?

The people and communities of OSM

Why use OpenStreetMap?

What makes OpenStreetMap special?

How to give back?

How can you or your organization contribute to OSM?

About the OpenStreetMap Community

Getting in touch, history, joining and more

8 guides

Working with OpenStreetMap Data

How to use, research and edit OSM

6 guides