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OpenStreetMap image tiles in Python

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Give a box in geographical coordinates (latitude/longitude) and a zoom level, Smopy returns an OpenStreetMap tile image!

import smopy
map = smopy.Map((42., -1., 55., 3.), z=4)

Europe map

You can also import the map in matplotlib and convert from geographical coordinates to pixels easily.

x, y = map.to_pixels(48.86151, 2.33474)
ax = map.show_mpl(figsize=(8, 6))
ax.plot(x, y, 'or', ms=10, mew=2);

Europe map

Alternative OSM tile servers can be used as well. An example is in the example notebook.

See the example notebook


Smopy currently requires:

  • Pillow
  • NumPy
  • matplotlib
  • IPython

To install,

pip install smopy
git clone [email protected]:rossant/smopy.git
cd smopy
python develop

Terms of use

This module fetches image maps from OpenStreetMap's servers. See the usage policy. In particular, be careful not to retrieve large maps as this can overload the servers.

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