Common questions

What is Wikimapia used for?

What is Wikimapia used for?

Wikimapia is a multilingual open-content collaborative map, where anyone can create place tags and share their knowledge. Our goal is to describe the whole world by compiling as much useful information about all geographical objects as possible, organize it and provide free access to our data for public domain.

What platform is Wikimapia?

Wikimapia functionality is available on: Google Earth, using Google Earth dynamic layer in KML file.

How often is Wikimapia updated?

Every month Google updates their satellite imagery and as a result the outline positions of some Wikimapia objects become out of sync. This phenomena is also known to our users as map shifting.

How do you add a place on Wikimapia?

Adding a place is easy; just select ‘Edit map’ on the menu bar and then select ‘Add a place’ from the pull-down menu.

How do you use Wikimapia?

About the Wikimapia Main Screen

  1. Under ‘Edit map’ you can access various tools to add places, railroads, ferry routes and rivers.
  2. Use the category search filter to find places according to their categorized place type e.g. school, hospital, shop etc.
  3. Click your username to access your messages, tools, the forum etc.

Is Wikimapia open source?

We open Wikimapia data free for non-commercial use (as you mention the original data source, according to Wikimapia TOS).

How do you use wikimapia?

How do you search wikimapia?

All search functions are accessed via the text box and red Search button at the top right of the main Wikimapia screen. Just type one or more keywords into the box and click on Search.

What is the nature of WWW Wikimapia com?

WikiMapia is an open-content collaborative mapping project, aimed at marking all geographical objects in the world and providing a useful description of them.

How do I get rid of Wikimapia?

To delete a place object, select ‘Menu’ > ‘Delete place’ in the place object’s window. You will be prompted to choose a deletion reason; it is important to note that you are obligated to confirm deletion only for the reason chosen. The place object will enter a deletion period, after which it shall be deleted.

How do you search Wikimapia?

How do I export from wikimapia?

Follow the standard installation procedure, and once installed, open KML2KML.

  1. Click on the folder icon at the top left to open the KML file that was created and uploaded by the Wikimapia API.
  2. Click the Export tab and choose “To Shapefile“
  3. Choose the path of shp output.

Where is the town of Nagcarlan in the Philippines?

Nagcarlan is a landlocked municipality in the province of Laguna in the Philippines. It had a population of 59,726 people as registered in the 2010 Census. The town is 21 kilometers northeast of San Pablo City, or 99 kilometers south of Manila, Philippines. Its coordinates are N14°07.93′ E121°24.93′ at 229.0 meters above sea level.

When was the church in Nagcarlan Laguna built?

Located in the town of Nagcarlan in the province of Laguna, Nagcarlan Church is a Spanish colonial era church built in the 16th century. Nagcarlan Church, also called San Bartolome Apostol Parish Church, was first built using light materials like nipa and wood in 1583.

Is there a Google Earth map of Nagcarlan?

You can also dive right into Nagcarlan on unique 3D satellite map provided by Google Earth. With new GoogLe Earth plugin you can enjoy the interactive Nagcarlan 3D map within your web browser.

Which is the nearest city to Laguna Laguna?

The nearest municipalities are Liliw, Laguna, Rizal, Laguna, Majayjay, Laguna, Magdalena, Laguna, Calauan, Laguna, and Luisiana, Laguna. Its distance from the national capital is 68.77 kilometers (42.73 miles).

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