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You are free to copy, distribute, transmit and adapt our data,
as long as you credit OpenStreetMap and its
contributors. If you alter or build upon our data, you
may distribute the result only under the same licence. The
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Read more about using our data, and how to credit us, at the OSMF Licence page.
Although OpenStreetMap is open data, we cannot provide a
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See our API Usage Policy,
Tile Usage Policy
and Nominatim Usage Policy.
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