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Author: Mapzen
License: MIT License
Language: English
Source code:
Programming language: C++

Routing engine and set of libraries for OpenStreetMap

Valhalla is an open-source routing engine and accompanying set of libraries for use with OpenStreetMap data. Valhalla is used within Mapzen, Mapbox, and Stadia Maps services and SDKs.


  • Flexible routing methods with dynamic costing - allowing multiple route types with the same data.
  • Expanded guidance / route narrative information providing clear and concise instructions along the route as well as output tailored for navigation along the route.
  • Tiled routing data structure allowing use within small memory profiles including mobile devices.
  • Includes software to import and create routing tiles from OpenStreetMap pbf data: from small extracts to worldwide coverage.
  • Includes turn restrictions, highway exit information, administrative information, and timezones.

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