Nepal/Kathmandu

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Kathmandu, Nepal
latitude: 27.7167, longitude: 85.3667
Browse map of Kathmandu 27°43′00″ N, 85°22′00″ E
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Kathmandu is a city in Nepal at latitude 27°43′00″ North, longitude 85°22′00″ East.

Welcome to OSM Kathmandu! Let's join forces and create a complete, accurate and useful map of Kathmandu Valley.

We have maps for 2015 Nepal earthquake

Commnity

Local User Group
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meetings
When: irregular
Where: unknown
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Mailing List: Talk-id

Join our mailing list to get the latest updates. Mailing List to discuss anything related to mapping in Kathmandu Valley

Contributors

Your contribution counts! The awesome people who've so far contributed to the project. Please help make this list longer: amritkarma, 2121vijay(Adyota), Aashish Tripathee (Adyota), bibstha, bimal(Adyota), Lookforsakar (Adyota), Manoj Thapa (Self-motivated volunteer), Nama Budhathoki (volunteer), prabhasp, reeha (adyota), RupeshG, saese (adyota), shashish, ...and many more

Kathmandu Living Labs

Kathmandu Living Labs is a project using open and free infrastructure of OpenStreetMap to map major points-of-interests and critical infrastructure such as schools, public buildings, and hospitals in the Kathmandu Valley

Mapping

How to get started

Tutorial to learn how to get started in mapping Kathmandu Valley and also read the Getting Involved page to begin contributing to OpenStreetMap.

Tracing Aerial Imagery

This is the easiest way to quickly and effortlessly edit, fix or add map details, create new ways without having to drive around town with GPS logger and camera :-) So, what should we do? Just open www.openstreetmap.org, move the map to your hometown, click on Edit, register/login, and happy mapping!

Naming Convention

The attribute name will always be in Romanized alphabets. Example: Use "Basantapur" for the name keyword. Always use the official name when possible. If another name is more popular name:alt can be used. To write the names in localized script, use name:ne

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Atrribute Value
name Basantapur
name:ne बसन्तपुर

Types of Data to Record

Link to road classification in Nepal is available http://www.dor.gov.np/documents/Nepal_Road_Standard_2027_1st_Revision_2045.pdf. A copy is also available at http://adyota.org/files/osm/Nepal_Road_Standard_2027_1st_Revision_2045.pdf

Also on the wiki:

  1. Nepal:Roads
  2. Nepal:Landmarks