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Re: [overpass] API rate limits

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  • From: Alex Morega <>
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  • Subject: Re: [overpass] API rate limits
  • Date: Wed, 29 Apr 2015 10:53:11 +0300

> On 25 Apr 2015, at 22:31, Roland Olbricht <> wrote:
> Hello Alex,
>> I'm preparing a workshop to teah people about Overpass Turbo for the
>> Romanian OSGeo community[1]. Are there any API limits I should be aware of
>> (e.g. maximum requests per IP per hour)?
> Thank you for asking before the workshop.
> In general, the rule is to run not more than one request in parallel per
> IP. In fact, the server will try to put the request one after another.
> Thus, it is very likely that you don't experience problems even if you
> don't take special precautions.
> [...]

Hello again!

Here are the materials from said workshop. I've linked them on the wiki in
the "Talks, Presentations, Workshops" section.

-- Alex

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