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Encarnación, Paraguay / Center's buildings Import, is an import of Plan Encarnación Más. dataset which is of type shapefile. The shapefiles are a result of a mapping work executed during the elaboration process of the Plan. The dataset and license were provided by Ecosistema Urbano to the MapPYOSM team.

MapPYOSM is an initiative framed in a project called 60_Py_14, and it aims to solve the lack of a basic cartography in our country: Paraguay. This situation disables a discussion about urban politics based in facts and evidences.

The import is currently being made and will be corrected by the MapPYOSM's team.


The mail goal is to import the buildings from the center of Encarnación, Paraguay. The buildings were mapped during the elaboration of the Plan Encarnación Más.


The import has been done on December 2017.

Import Data


Data source site: Shapes del Plan Encarnación Más

Data license: ODbL

OSM Data Files

Import Type

This is a one-time import. All the polygons will be uploaded to OSM and then manual checks will be performed at JOSM.

Data Preparation

Data Reduction & Simplification

There is no data reduction or simplification.

Tagging Plans

On each updated polygon 2 single tags are setted:

  • building = yes.
  • source = cidi - emas.

Changeset Tags

  • source = cidi - emas.
  • comment = #MapPy OSM - CIDI FADA UNA. Mapeo sistemático de Paraguay-Edificios-Vegetación-Agua
  • website:

Data Transformation

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Data Merge Workflow

Team Approach

This import is being made by the team from the project MapPYOSM. By mapping in OSM and doing this import job, we aim to solve the lack of a basic cartography in our country: Paraguay.


  • Import of the shapefiles from Plan Encarnación Más to JOSM by using the plugin "Open Data".
  • Upload of the polygons to OSM.
  • Selection of all polygons to be tagged.
  • Addition of the tags "building = yes" and "source = cidi - emas".
  • Upload of the -now- buildings to OSM.
  • Correction of the errors in JOSM.
  • Upload of the buildings to OSM.




The results has been tested with arial imagery. Besides polygons are going to be corrected in JOSM by validation.