Egypt 2019 2020 DE Project

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Digital Egypt will start a project to improve OSM Maps in Egypt. We will continuously update this page as we expand our work and users.

All data entered will be verified by Digital Egypt.

We will closely adhere to the OSM standards and the Egypt Wiki Page and look forward to closely working with the OSM community. Please reach out to us at osm@digitaleg.com or through the Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/405747563534310

Tasks:

  • Improve road alignment
  • Use local knowledge to make corrections to the road network as required
  • Add road names
  • Expand road network to cover newly constructed areas
  • Add missing geocodes

Cities and Areas currently under map improvement:

  • Alexandria Governorate
  • Port Said Governorate

Cities and Areas where project is complete:

New Cairo is entirely mapped.

  • Badr City
  • Madinaty
  • Beit Al Watan
  • Al Mustakbal Phase 1
  • Al Lotus Sector
  • Northern Investors Extension
  • Al Kawthar Sector
  • Al Narges and Southern Investors. Ref: https://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=15/30.0126/31.4803
  • Al Yasmine, Al Banafseg, Southern Academy, Services Area and Northern Investors Ref: https://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=14/30.0345/31.4485
  • First Settlement
  • Eastern Academy
  • Mirage Al Golf
  • Society of Officers Housing
  • Lake View
  • Cairo Festival City
  • First and Second Sector Services Area
  • Dar Masr Phase 1 & 2
  • Sakan Masr Phase 1 & 2
  • Al Andalos Housing & Al Andalos Family Housing
  • 6th of October City
  • 10th of Ramadan City
  • Cairo Governorate
  • Giza Governorate
  • Al Qalyubia Governorate


Address Tags:

Below are the tags we will be using for geocode addresses and a corresponding example of a value.

addr:housenumber=50  

addr:street=شارع الحرية  

addr:street:en=Al Horeya Street  

addr:subdistrict=المجاورة الثالثة  

addr:subdistrict:en=Third Neighborhood

addr:district=منطقة جاردينيا (المنطقة الرابعة سابقاً)

addr:district:en=Gardenia Area (Fourth Area Previously)

addr:city=مدينة الشروق

addr:city:en=El Shorouk City

addr:postcode=11837  

addr:province=القاهرة

addr:province:en=Cairo  

addr:country=EG

Contributes:

Alesi

mego_map

GISYH

Cielo Hermoso

Amr GIS

GISOLIC

ASHSAS

Mona Moustafa

Aymo GIS

Little Mapper

Princess Aurora

GISH Alaseel

Sara Qasem

nour_saeed

Mohamed_Gamal

emo_samy

maher_elgamal

salme_z

khaled-Loll

Eman_mehrez

Eslam_Fasih

Ola_Alaa

shaimaa_magdy

Alyaa_hossam