| Matara, Matara District, Sri Lanka|
|latitude: 5.94499, longitude: 80.54910|
|Browse map of Matara 5°56′41.96″ N, 80°32′56.76″ E|
|Use this template for your city|
Welcome to OSM Matara! Let's join forces and create a complete, accurate and useful map of Matara City.
Map Matara News
Learn of workshops, monthly mapping get-togethers and local initiatives to be involved in
How to get started
Tutorial to learn how to get started in mapping Matara 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 http://www.openstreetmap.org, register/login, move the map to your hometown, click on Edit, and happy mapping!
The attribute name will always be in Romanized alphabets. Example: Use "Matara" 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:si
Grama Niladhari Divisions to Map
Types of Data to Record
To get to know about the road classification of Sri Lanka please visit http://www.rda.gov.lk/source/rda_roads.htm http://podimenike.blogspot.com/2012/03/national-highways-in-sri-lanka.html
Things to record
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Mailing List: Talk-lk
Join our mailing list to get the latest updates. Mailing List to discuss anything related to mapping in Matara City
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Here are some tagging conventions for Matara