German Style

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German Style
Deutscher Stil
Berlin, Germany
Berlin, Germany
Author Sven Geggus
Based on Standard tile layer
Slippy map www.openstreetmap.de/karte.html
Language German
Style license Same license as Standard tile layer: CC0 1.0[1]
Source code Blacktocat.svg giggls/openstreetmap-carto-de

German Style or deutscher Stil is a fork of the Standard tile layer maintained by Sven Geggus.

It aims to provide a map which is more similar to conventional maps (like Shell-Atlas) commonly used in Germany.

A HOWTO for potential contributors is currently being worked on.

History

A description of the styles history is currently only available in German at www.openstreetmap.de/germanstyle.html

Sourcecode

Localization: Blacktocat.svg giggls/mapnik-german-l10n

Main differences to OSM Standard Style

  • Localization using German names and latin script for all around the world.

(The provided code can be used for any target language using latin script)

  • Abbreviations for "Street" in common languages (e.g. Straße -> Str.)
  • Style and colors of major roads (Motorway, primary, secondary, ...)
  • Style of footway, cycleway and path
  • Style of paved tracks (tracktype=grade1 or surface=paved)
  • Style of "living_street"
  • Border colors
  • Added rendering of highway=proposed
  • Style of highway=construction
  • Common German symbols for deciduous and coniferous forests.
  • Draw line marking on sports grounds tagged leisure=pitch
  • Additional and different POI-types (Castle, Pharmacy, ...)

Sites using the Style

External links

Footnotes