Routable Maps for Garmin

From this site you can download for free Garmin software and device compatible maps of various countries of the world, which have been generated from OpenStreetMap data and are distributed under the Open Data Commons Open Database License, which allows you to copy, distribute and modify the data.

All maps can be installed onto your PC or uploaded to a Garmin GPS or navigator, enabling you to plan your routes from your desktop and then use the same maps on your device. All maps are routable, even tracks, and a topographic version (with contour lines) is also supplied. A version for trucks, avoiding the use of routes not suitable for such vehicles, is also available.

OpenStreetMap is a collaborative project which aims to create a map of the Planet with free geographic data open to anyone who wants it. Data (roads, POI's, rivers, etc.) is submitted by thousands of volunteers either collected with gps receivers from the areas visited or drawn using aerial imagery. Everyone can participate in OpenStreetMap and add information to the map.

Although more complete each day, OpenStreetMap project is still unfinished. You will therefore most probably find areas not mapped or even containing errors. The good new is that you can fill in these gaps yourself. If you want to join us, you can download our Beginners' guide from here. You'll discover how easy it is!


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4/5 (36)
Hans (Muenchen, Germany)
Great service, thank you! What tools should I use to combine the standard OSM map with the data for the contour lines? If I execute the .exe file, a separate map is created. Sonehow I'm still missing a piece to fully understand the process ;-)
First of all, note that contour lines+OSM map don't work correctly in MapSource, so you need BaseCamp or QLandkarte GT to see both maps at the same time. That said, the steps are as follows: first install contour lines (file called Curvas_Nivel_XXX_Country.exe). Then install OSM map (file called OpenStreetMap_Country.exe). During install you must select what kind of install you want: a)OSM map, b)OSM+Contour lines or c) both. I think that is the step you are missing.
18th June 2013 1:53pm
ZAKROUN (Algeria, algeria)
30th May 2013 6:29pm
Vedrenne F. (France, france)
Je m'inscris pour télécharger, mais j'en profite pour remercier toutes les personnes qui participent à ce site, et bien sûr à la création et la mise à jour de ces cartes.
28th May 2013 3:01pm
benjaminandrew (benjam, blank)
21st May 2013 8:09am
Sam (Nairobi, kenya)
I want to use the maps, do they have voice navigation?
Yes, they do, if your device has this capability.
9th May 2013 11:22am
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