[Proj] Projections with respect to India

Milo van der Linden milovanderlinden at gmail.com
Sat Jan 9 10:44:10 EST 2010

Which can easily be done with using the -l or --latlong parameter:

./osm2pgsql -l -d gis india.osm.bz2 

> This is really an OSM question more than a proj question.
> OSM stores data in WGS84 EPGS4326 (in the xml file).  But, osm2pgsql by
> default converts to Google Spherical Mercator EPGS:900913.  If you are
> trying to use this data in a local coordinate system (an Indian TM or
> lambert conformal conic system?), then you are probably better off
> importing in EPSG4326.
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Osm2pgsql
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Mapnik#osm2pgsql
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