Opened 6 years ago

Closed 6 years ago

#4727 closed defect (invalid)

Places reported as being in two countries.

Reported by: n@… Owned by: geocoding@…
Priority: minor Milestone:
Component: nominatim Version:
Keywords: boundary, country, address Cc:

Description

Some places in southern Israel (e.g. Ashdod) are listed as being in both Israel and Gaza Strip.

To reproduce: search for "Ashdod" (or "Palmahim" or "Nizana" ) in OSM or in Nominatim.

Looking at the data in Nominatim, it shows: Address

Ashdod (Type: place:city, way 34929243, 15, 0 GOTO)

South District (Type: boundary:administrative, relation 1473952, 4, 0.985437346771934 GOTO)

Israel (Type: boundary:administrative, relation 1473946, 2, 0.400022604761034 GOTO)

Israel (Type: boundary:administrative, relation 1473946, 2, 0.400231047320927 GOTO)

Israel (Type: boundary:administrative, relation 1473946, 2, 0.400231047675712 GOTO)

Gaza Strip (Type: place:country, node 581141063, 15, 0.479282470008158 GOTO)

Change History (1)

comment:1 Changed 6 years ago by Sarah Hoffmann

Resolution: invalid
Status: newclosed

This is a data problem in OSM. The first answer on help.osm.org is spot-on:

https://help.openstreetmap.org/questions/18785/district-reported-as-belonging-to-two-countries?

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